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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Traffic is light near Exit 8 on I-95 in Stamford at 6 AM. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with SW CT traffic today?

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UPDATE: 8:59 AM Clearly, the best commuting day of the week. No accidents or big backups. All major roads were in great shape this AM. UPDATE: 8:26 AM There is a vehicle fire on I-84 east, between Exits 8 and 9. UPDATE: 8:20 AM Traffic conditions are actually improving. Merritt Parkway The slowest southbound traffic […] [Read More]
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Overnight road work roundup for Aug. 28

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the following closures: GREENWICH: Road Work on I-95 Southbound between Exits 3 and 2 (1.7 miles) in effect today until Friday, August 29 at 6:00 am. The left lane is closed. ORANGE: Road Work on RT15 Southbound between Exits 57 and 56 (1.3 miles) in effect today until Friday, August […] [Read More]
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Car fire closes I-95 lane in Norwalk

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A car fire has closed the northbound left lane in Norwalk. The shutdown is between Exits 13 and 14. The fire is causing  about six miles of delays. Live cameras show no raging fire; more like disabled cars alongside the road. People are also seen outside the vehicle. Nonetheless, this area is in a construction […] [Read More]
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Road work closing traffic lanes

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Here is a list of road projects in southwest Connecticut that will require the closures of some traffic lanes. Unless noted, lanes will reopen by 3 PM. Route 7 In Norwalk, the right southbound lane is closed between Grist Mill Road and Exit 2 (1.1 miles). Route 8 From Seymour to Derby, the right southbound […] [Read More]
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Metro-North working to fix wire damage

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Metro-North is working to repair a section of 100-year-old overhead wires that were found damaged and unusable Thursday morning. The damage forced the railroad to skip several train stations and cause delays along the New Haven Line. By 10:30 AM, trains were running close to schedule. Aaron Donovan,  an MTA spokesman, said the railroad expects […] [Read More]
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Near daybreak, it's a good ride near Exit 22 on I-95 in Fairfield.

What’s up with SW CT traffic today?

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UPDATE: 9:02 AM The peak of the rush hour is bringing solid delays on I-95 and the Merritt Parkway. Sound speeds are crawling in the teens. UPDATE: 8:44 AM It’s been your average slow, southwestern Connecticut AM commute. No major accidents; just congestion. Merritt Parkway The parkway has the slowest traffic today with speeds from […] [Read More]
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Overnight road work roundup for Aug. 27

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the following closures: GREENWICH: Road Work on I-95 Southbound between Exits 4 and 2 (2.9 miles) in effect today until Thursday, August 28 at 6:00 am. The left lane is closed. MILFORD: Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 32 and 34 (2.6 miles) in effect today until Thursday, August […] [Read More]
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Southbound I-95 in New Haven is closed because of an accident involving a car and two tractor-trailer trucks. LIVE CAM.

I-95 in New Haven reopens after fatal crash

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UPDATED: 11:15 AM I-95 southbound in New Haven has reopened. UPDATE: 10:30 AM More than five hours after a fatal crash, southbound I-95 in New Haven remains closed. It is closed from Exit 51 to Exit 45. Meanwhile, on the Merritt Parkway in Trumbull, the left, northbound plane is closed between Exits 46 and 49N […] [Read More]
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