Accident slows traffic on Merritt

Updated 9:05 a.m.

Congestion and an accident are causing delays on southwestern Connecticut roads this morning.

Merritt/Wilbur Cross parkways

A northbound accident is blocking the right line at Exit 53 in Stratford.

The crash is backing up traffic more than five miles to the Route 25 intersection in Trumbull.

Southbound speeds start to slow after the Sikorsky Memorial Bridge. and continue to New Canaan for about 16 miles.

Interstate 95

Sixteen miles of congestion from Exit 27 Bridgeport to Exit 13 in Darien.

Traffic is slowest through Bridgeport to Exit 17 in Westport. Slowest speeds are in the teens.




Frank Juliano