Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Monthly Archive for October, 2012
A tractor-trailer is blocking a portion of the northbound side of I-95 near Exits 43-44 in West Haven, DOT reports.
A multi-vehicle crash on South Main Street in Seymour early Wednesday has resulted in the death of a 19 year-old man, WTNH-TV reports. Five other teens were transported to Griffin Hospital, including two distraught witnesses to the crash, according to scanner reports. State Police are still on the scene. Use Maple Street as an alternate Read More
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered that the Holland and Brooklyn-Battery Tunnels be closed to all traffic at 2 p.m., the New York Times reports.
During his morning briefing with the media Monday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he will order highways shut down across the state when winds reach 45 mph as Hurricane Sandy enters the state. UPDATE: At 11 a.m. trucks will be prohibited on limited-access highways. At 1 p.m., state highways will be closed. Essentially, Malloy said, Read More
A tree has fallen onto the Merritt Parkway northbound between exits 28-29, blocking all but one lane, officials said. WTNH forecaster Gil Simmons said as the sun comes up and the tide comes in, conditions are going to worsen, with wind gusts of up to 90 miles per hour. The good news? Less rain than Read More
State Police and the DOT report that the right lane is closed on the northbound side of I-95 between exits 40 and 41 in Milford. A crash involving one vehicle is blocking the lane; officials say it could take a half-hour to clear. A wrecker is already on the scene.
The right lane is closed on the southbound side of I-95 in Stratford, while State Police and a tow truck remove a disabled vehicle. The backup is between exits 34 and 32, and is expected to clear shortly.
State Police report that an accident is backing up I-95 southbound between Exits 25 and 24, near Commerce Drive in Bridgeport. There are minor injuries, troopers say. Firefighters and medics are en route.
State Police and the DOT report an accident on the southbound side of the Merritt Parkway, between exits 41 and 40B in Westport. More than one vehicle is involved, officials say, and the left lane is closed. Traffic is backing up behind it.
A one-car accident at Derby Avenue and Ella Grasso Boulevard in New Haven is snarling traffic at the busy intersection near I-95. State Police say the vehicle rolled over but the occupant is out and there are no apparent serious injuries.