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

9 a.m. traffic update

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Things are close to normal.

Normal means heavy, stop-and-go traffic on the region’s highways as the morning rush ‘hour’ reaches a crescendo.

The DOT reports a significant back-up on I-95 southbound in Greenwich, near Exit 8, as the heaviest volume pushes south/west.

Between Bridgeport’s Wordin Avenue exit and the Boston Post Road exit (11) in Norwalk, a span of more than 20 miles, you’ll be driving between 16 and 44 miles per hour, the DOT says. The vehicle in front of you, meanwhile, will be going between 15-43 miles per hour. You can’t win.

Things have already begun to ease further back on I-95, from New Haven through Stratford.

The Merritt Parkway is backed up from the Route 111 exit at the Trumbull–Monroe border out to Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk. Put the phone down and look at the road.

The I-691 connector between I-84 in Cheshire and I-91 in Meriden is at a near-standstill as an accident in Meriden is being cleared.

Metro North trains have returned to their normal schedule following a “police incident” near the tracks in Darien. It wasn’t anything.

95 south of Tokeneke Rd (CT-136) (Traffic closest to camera is on 95 North) Provided by TrafficLand/ConnDOT

95 south of Tokeneke Rd (CT-136)
(Traffic closest to camera is on 95 North)
Provided by TrafficLand/ConnDOT

 

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Frank Juliano

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