Parkway Driving Information 

Connecticut Department of Transportation Driving Regs

Travelers through Connecticut and within Connecticut who wish to use the Merritt Parkway need to understand the rules of this historic road - including height restrictions considering the older bridges! Please visit the
Connecticut Department of Transportation web page about
what is allowed on the Merritt  by clicking here.

 Commercial Vehicles are Prohibited on the Parkway

No Trailers of any Kind

All Vehicles Gross Weight Exceeding 7,500 pounds are Prohibited

Any vehicle whose dimensions, including load, exceed one of the following:

More than 24 feet Long, 7.5 feet Wide or 

8 feet High are Prohibited

Please obey the posted signage as GPS units may incorrectly route you onto the parkway. 

Park and Ride Locations

Fairfield Exit 44 & 46
Norwalk Exit 38
Stamford Exit 35
Stratford Exit 53
Trumbull Exit 50
Westport Exit 41 & 42

Contact Us

Merritt Parkway Conservancy

PO Box 17072

Stamford, CT 06907


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Parkway Designations

National Register of Historic Places

Connecticut Scenic Highway

National Scenic Byway

American Society of Landscape        Architects Centennial Medallion

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