Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
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State police said although an earlier accident between exits 9 and 10 on I-84 involving two vehicles traveling westbound is cleared, motorists should expect residual delays. Additionally, the Department of Tranportation reported at 8:35 a.m. that there is I-84 Westbound congestion between Exits 15 and 11.
The New York Department of Transportation reported at 8:25 a.m. a minor traffic accident on the shoulder on I-684 southbound at Exit 7 in South Salem that could cause some delays for commuters.
Police are on the scene of a two-car accident on Interstate 84 westbound between exits 9 and 10, according to a dispatcher at Southbury Troop A. Expect delays.
The CT Department of Transportation reported early Thursday that road work will take place Thursday on Interstate 84 in Southbury westbound between Exits 17 and 16 for five and a half miles until 3:30 pm. The right lane is closed.
Road crews are digging up Main St across from The News-Times building at 333 so drivers can expect to be re-routed if passing through Danbury heading south.
Staff reporting traffic tie-ups on Interstate 84 westbound between Exits 11 and 9, which according to police may have been due to a disabled vehicle in the median. The vehicle has been cleared, a dispatcher said at 8:55 a.m.
The Connecticut Department reports bridge work Tuesday on I-84 east and west over Center Street in Newtown. Expect the left lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Commuters need to be on alert traveling on I-84 Eastbound where the Connecticut Department of Transportation reports congestion between Exits 16 and 23 (8.1 miles) because of a tractor trailer accident between 22 and 23. The left and center lanes are closed.
Road Work on I-84 Westbound between Exits 10 and 9 (3.4 miles) in effect Thursday until 3 pm. At 9 a.m the Connecticut Department of Transportation reported the right lane is closed.
State police are responding to reports of an accident on Interstate 84 westbound between Exits 5 and 4. No further details are available at 1:05 p.m.