UPDATE 3:15 PM
The ramp has been reopened, but delays on I-95 northbound stretch 7.1 miles from exit 27A in Bridgeport to exit 18 in Westport, according to the DOT.
UPDATE 1:40 PM
Yep, the truck is still there. But they’re working on it.
UPDATED 1:10 PM
A Bridgeport Fire Department ladder truck is now on the street below the ramp where the truck is overturned, to remove debris that has fallen from the truck.
UPDATED 1 PM
Bridgeport police are setting up roadblocks at Warren Street and Railroad Avenue, to hold back “gawkers.”
The overturned truck is just above that spot.
UPDATED 12:50 PM
Tow trucks are in position to set the 18-wheeler back on its tires.
UPDATED 12:25 PM
Bridgeport firefighters report that they have contained the spillage of motor oil and other fluids from the overturned 18-wheeler, and that the Exit 27A ramp is being readied for tow trucks in a try to right the truck.
|Incident:||Tractor Trailer Accident - BRIDGEPORT|
|Description:||RT8 Southbound RAMP TO I-95 NORTHBOUND (BRIDGEPORT) CLOSED because of Tractor Trailer Accident (Overturned Tractor Tr.). Reported Thursday, August 14 at 11:46 am.|
|Estimated Duration:||4 hours or less|