Tree Removal along Merritt Parkway (Route 15) in Greenwich Starts July 1

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a tree removal operation will be performed on Route 15 northbound and southbound in Greenwich, beginning Monday, July 1, 2019.

The project consists of cutting dead trees, high limbing and clearing signs. This project is scheduled to occur Monday, July 1, 2019 through Friday, August 2, 2019.

No work will occur from Wednesday, July 3, 2019 through Sunday, July 7, 2019.  Work will resume on Monday, July 8, 2019.

The tree removal operation will be performed by Distinctive Gardens and Tree Care, LLC.


Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 15 Northbound in Greenwich between Exit 27 (Route 120A) and Exit 31 (North Street #1).  A moveable sign pattern will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone.

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The regular work schedule for this project is the following: Northbound lane closures will be between the hours of 9:00am and 3:00pm. and southbound lane closures will be between the hours of 9:30am and 3:30pm.

Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions.  Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.

And don’t forget about this detour:

Replacement of Lake Ave Bridge Over Merritt To Result in 17-Week, 8-1/2 Mile Detour

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