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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group

Evening road work roundup for July 22

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Overnight road work is underway on the area’s major roadways. The Connecticut DOT has announced the following closures: DERBY: Road Work on RT8 Southbound between Exits 17 and 15 (1.0 miles) in effect today until Wednesday, July 23 at 6:00 am. The right lane is closed. DARIEN: Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 9 and 10 […] [Read More]
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Road work resumes on area highways

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UPDATED 11:10 AM One more. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-72214017) Road Work – FAIRFIELD I95N at Exit 19 (CENTER ST) at 7/22/2014 11:00:35 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 10:10 AM So rush “hour” is over. Think you’ll be able to cruise the highway? Not so fast. It’s orange cone season, remember. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-72214009) Road Work – NORWALK S15N […] [Read More]
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Road work roundup for July 21

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Road crews are back at it Monday. The Connecticut DOT has announced the following closures: DERBY: Road Work on RT8 Southbound between Exits 17 and 15 (1.0 miles) in effect today until Tuesday, July 22 at 6:00 am. The right lane is closed. NEW CANAAN: Road Work on RT15 Northbound between Exits 31 and 38 (6.4 miles) […] [Read More]
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Crashes cleared as morning rush ends

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UPDATED 12:20 PM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (72114023) Delays – BRIDGEPORT I95S at Exit 27A (RTE 8 NB & 25 NB) at 7/21/2014 12:11:49 PM #cttraffic UPDATED 10:15 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (72114019) Tractor Trailer Accident – DANBURY I84E at Exit 5 (DOWNS ST.) at 7/21/2014 10:07:42 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-72114013) Road Work – WESTPORT I95S 1.03 […] [Read More]
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Sunday night road work roundup

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The Connecticut DOT reports the following closures Sunday night due to road work. FAIRFIELD: Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 19 and 24 (3.7 miles) in effect today until Monday, July 21 at 6:00 am. The left and center lanes are closed. STAMFORD: Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 7 and 8 (0.5 miles) in […] [Read More]
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Traffic building as AM commute gets going

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UPDATED 9:55 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71814017) Delays – NEW CANAAN S15S at Exit 37 (RTE 124) at 7/18/2014 9:50:19 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 9:15 AM Traffic is very heavy now in Stamford on I-95 south. Average speeds of 14-23 miles per hour can be expected beginning at Atlantic Street, according to data from state DOT web […] [Read More]
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Thursday night road work roundup

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The Connecticut DOT announces the following closures due to road work: DANBURY: Road Work on I-84 Westbound between Exits 7 and 5 (2.4 miles) in effect today until Friday, July 18 at 5:52 am. The right and center lanes are closed. DERBY: Road Work on RT8 Northbound between Exits 15 and 16 (0.7 miles) in effect today […] [Read More]
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Traffic heavy as morning commute moves along

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UPDATED 9:50 AM Things have now lightened up considerably, with no significant delays being reported on either the Merritt Parkway or on I-95 through Fairfield County. Metro North trains on the New Haven line are at or close to schedule. UPDATED 8:40 AM An earlier accident on the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield has cleared but […] [Read More]
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