Merritt Parkway Conservancy

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PHOTOS ADDED: Historic Lake Ave Bridge Project Completed Early; 8+ Mile Detour is History

The Lake Avenue bridge over the Merritt
Parkway has re-opened to traffic after being returned to structural soundness and meticulously restored
to its original Art Deco appearance. Back in June the CT Dept of Transportation announced the project and received permission from the Town of Greenwich during a Selectmen meeting for an 8-1/2 mile detour expected to last 17 weeks. Initially one lane was left open and traffic took turns driving one way. The full closure began the last day of school last June. Since school started this fall, even school buses have had to use the 8+ mile detour. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Feedback on Merritt Parkway Mixed-Use Trail: Take a Hike

Critics of the proposed multi-use trail that would run 37 miles from Greenwich to Stratford outnumbered those in favor at a public meeting Tuesday night at Town Hall. Representatives from CT Dept of Transportation presented an overview of the project and its estimated $250 Million projected cost. A number of people spoke in favor of the project as well. Continue Reading →

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