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Rollover crash ties up Merritt Parkway in Stratford

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UPDATE 11:55 AM The accident has cleared, the state Department of Transportation says. But expect residual delays. UPDATE 11:50 AM Vehicles slowing down to look at the crash on the southbound side of the parkway are backing up traffic northbound. The left lane is closed on the southbound side, just beyond the Sikorsky Memorial Bridge. […] [Read More]
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What’s happening on SW CT roads?

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UPDATE 10:03 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (121814023) Delays – FAIRFIELD I95S at Exit 19 (PEASE AVE) at 12/18/2014 10:03:43 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8:55 AM We’ve got an accident now in Westport: Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (121814021) Motor Vehicle Accident – WESTPORT I95N 0.19 miles beyond Exit 17 (RTE 33 (SAUGTUCK AVE)) at 12/18/2014 8:49:27 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT […] [Read More]
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What’s happening with traffic in SW CT?

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UPDATE 10:30 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (121714026) Disabled Vehicle – FAIRFIELD I95S 0.16 miles beyond Exit 24 (CHAMBERS ST) at 12/17/2014 10:29:23 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 9:55 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-121714020) Road Work – FAIRFIELD I95N 0.26 miles beyond Exit 24 (US 1) at 12/17/2014 9:49:31 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 9:15 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-121714008) Road Work – […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads?

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UPDATE 9 AM The busiest spot in our area is still I-95 south through Bridgeport and into Fairfield and the Route 8/25 connector just before it joins I-95 in Bridgeport. UPDATE 8:20 AM Here’s what it looks like out there right now: UPDATE 8 AM I-95 south is busy through Bridgeport and Fairfield; less so […] [Read More]
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Metro North hires firm to do sleep apnea tests

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A Metro-North committee on Monday approved a contract to hire a firm to test engineers for obstructive sleep apnea, the LoHud.co web site reports. The contract for a 7-month pilot program calls for up to $200,000 to be paid to Persante Health Care Inc., a New Jersey-based company that specializes in sleep disorders. The full […] [Read More]
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What’s happening with traffic in SW CT?

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UPDATE 1:30 PM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (121514026) Delays – NORWALK I95S at Exit 16 (EAST AVE #1) at 12/15/2014 1:26:52 PM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-121514034) Road Work – DARIEN I95S 0.64 miles beyond Exit 13 (US 1 (BOSTON POST RD)) at 12/15/2014 1:21:09 PM #cttraffic UPDATE 12:15 PM A crash involving a tractor-trailer on Route 8/25 […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today

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Update 3:30 pM Heavy rain is causing flooding on the I-95 Southbound in Norwalk between exits 16 and 17. The left lane is closed, according to the DOT. They are currently trying to pump out the water as delays are building up to exit 19. Update 1 pm The exit 30 off-ramp on the I-95 Southbound […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic in SW CT this morning?

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UPDATE 9:55 AM Yes, it’s that time again… Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-120814008) Road Work – BRIDGEPORT S8N at Exit 2 (LAFAYETTE SQ) at 12/8/2014 9:50:02 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-120814004) Road Work – MILFORD I95S at Exit 39A (US 1 SB) at 12/8/2014 9:37:34 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-120814006) Road Work – STAMFORD I95N at Exit […] [Read More]
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What’s happening with SW CT traffic?

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UPDATE 9:30 AM The morning rush has subsided and road work projects have resumed. Be especially aware of the work going on at Exit 8 of Route 8 south in Trumbull, where the right lane is closed. UPDATE 9 AM Here’s what it looks like out there right now. Just like a traffic signal, red […] [Read More]
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Nearly twice as many crashes this holiday weekend

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State Police were busy over the long holiday weekend, with statistics released this morning showing 934 accidents on limited access highways patrolled by state troopers compared to 562 over the 2013 Thanksgiving period. There were 97 accidents involving an injury this year, including one fatality, five more than last year. There was also a fatality […] [Read More]
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