Tractor-Trailer Cleared From Merritt Exit Ramp

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Traffic is quickly backing up on the Merritt Parkway after a tractor trailer tried to exit the road at Lake Avenue in Greenwich. Photo Credit: Google Maps

GREENWICH, Conn. -- UPDATE 5 p.m. The tractor trailer has been removed from exit ramp and northbound traffic has returned to normal on the Merritt Parkway in Greenwich.


A tractor-trailer drove onto the northbound Merritt Parkway on Friday afternoon and became stuck when it attempted to take the Exit 29 off-ramp onto Lake Avenue, according to Greenwich police spokesman Lt. Kraig Gray.

Police were on the scene directing cars around the exit, but traffic was quickly backing up toward the New York state border.

The entrance and exit to and from the Merritt Parkway at Lake Avenue was closed as of 2 p.m.

The Daily Voice will have more information on the traffic situation as it becomes available.

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