Rt. 34 closed in Monroe

UPDATE: Police say a garbage truck driver lost control of his truck and went off the road on Rt 111, near the intersection with Route 34, just before the Stevenson Dam. The road was closed as the truck was pulled back onto the road, causing a traffic mess for several hours.

ORIGINAL POST: The state DOT says Route 34 is closed between Rt. 111 and the Oxford town line. The Stevenson Dam is included in the road closure.

The DOT says there was a one-vehicle accident around 5:35 p.m.

It could take 4 hours to clear, according to the DOT.

Tom Cleary