8 a.m. traffic update

Route 8

An accident on southbound Route 8 near Exit 19 in Ansonia is causing big time backups way into Seymour. It doesn’t get any better until you pass over the Commodore Issac Hull Bridge in Shelton.

Interstate 95

Still northbound delays in Stratford because of road work near Exit 30.

SB delays start in Bridgeport and continue 17 miles to Exit 13 in Darien.

Heading east toward New Haven you hit a solid line of traffic starting at Exit 42 in West Haven.

Merritt Parkway

Southbound is congested between Exits 49 and 37 (18.5 miles)

Worst backup is from White Plains Road in Trumbull to Exit 44 in Fairfield.

Interstate 84

Heavy traffic westbound from Southbury to Danbury slows speed down to the mid-40s mph.


On or close to schedule.



Jim Shay