CAMPUS ADVISORY–SHU to Be Used as Staging Area for Bridgeport Firefighter’s Funeral

News Story: July 1, 2010

On Friday, July 30, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. the funeral service for Bridgeport Firefighter Michel Baik will be held at the Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church, 5458 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT.  The church is located near the entrance and exit ramps of Merritt Parkway exit 47.  The SHU North, Commuter, and Library lots will be reserved on Friday for the staging of the Bridgeport Firefighters.  Please utilize other parking areas on campus. 

Exit 47 (RT15 Merritt Parkway) will be closed in both directions and the section of Park Avenue from exit 47 to the intersection of Old Town Road/Jefferson Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The main Park Avenue Campus exit will be used for right turn traffic only.  (Southbound) 

From 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. please enter the campus from the rear A-Road/Jefferson Street Exit.  This exit will be used as an entrance and exit so please use caution when exiting or entering campus. We will have a Public Safety Officer assigned to assist with traffic flow.

Please follow alternate directions to main campus.

From Southbound Merritt Parkway: 
Take exit 46:  At the end of the ramp bear right onto Congress Street.  At the intersection of Congress Street/Easton Turnpike turn right onto Easton Turnpike (RT59 south.)  The next traffic lights (Jefferson Street) take a left.  Follow Jefferson Street to the rear (A-Road) exit of campus.

From Northbound Merritt Parkway:
Take exit 46:  At the end of the ramp turn left onto Jefferson Street.  Follow Jefferson Street to the rear (A-Road) exit of campus.
From 4:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. please use alternate directions to main campus.

From Southbound Merritt Parkway:
Take exit 46:  At the end of the ramp bear right onto Congress Street.  At the intersection of Congress Street/Easton Turnpike turn right onto Easton Turnpike (RT59 south.) Easton Turnpike will change to Stratfield Road; follow Stratfield Road to the first traffic light and turn left onto Fairfield Woods Road. At the stop sign make a right and quickly bear left onto Wilson Street.  At the intersection of Wilson/Park Avenue turn left onto Park Avenue and the University will be on the left side of Park Avenue. 

From Northbound Merritt Parkway:
Take exit 46:  At the end of the ramp make a right turn onto Jefferson Street.  At the intersection of Jefferson Street/Easton Turnpike make a left turn onto Easton Turnpike (RT59 south.)   Easton Turnpike will change to Stratfield Road; follow Stratfield Road to the first traffic light and turn left onto Fairfield Woods Road. At the stop sign make a right and quickly bear left onto Wilson Street.  At the intersection of Wilson/Park Avenue turn left onto Park Avenue and the University will be on the left side of Park Avenue. 

On behalf of the SHU Department of Public Safety and the Bridgeport Fire Department we thank for your cooperation.