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Road work resumes on area highways

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UPDATED 11:10 AM One more. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-72214017) Road Work – FAIRFIELD I95N at Exit 19 (CENTER ST) at 7/22/2014 11:00:35 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 10:10 AM So rush “hour” is over. Think you’ll be able to cruise the highway? Not so fast. It’s orange cone season, remember. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-72214009) Road Work – NORWALK S15N […] [Read More]
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Crashes cleared as morning rush ends

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UPDATED 12:20 PM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (72114023) Delays – BRIDGEPORT I95S at Exit 27A (RTE 8 NB & 25 NB) at 7/21/2014 12:11:49 PM #cttraffic UPDATED 10:15 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (72114019) Tractor Trailer Accident – DANBURY I84E at Exit 5 (DOWNS ST.) at 7/21/2014 10:07:42 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-72114013) Road Work – WESTPORT I95S 1.03 […] [Read More]
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Traffic building as AM commute gets going

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UPDATED 9:55 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71814017) Delays – NEW CANAAN S15S at Exit 37 (RTE 124) at 7/18/2014 9:50:19 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 9:15 AM Traffic is very heavy now in Stamford on I-95 south. Average speeds of 14-23 miles per hour can be expected beginning at Atlantic Street, according to data from state DOT web […] [Read More]
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Traffic heavy as morning commute moves along

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UPDATED 9:50 AM Things have now lightened up considerably, with no significant delays being reported on either the Merritt Parkway or on I-95 through Fairfield County. Metro North trains on the New Haven line are at or close to schedule. UPDATED 8:40 AM An earlier accident on the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield has cleared but […] [Read More]
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Accident on Route 8/25 in Bridgeport

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UPDATED 11:10 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71614018) Motor Vehicle Accident – BRIDGEPORT S8S 0.16 miles beyond Exit 2 (FAIRFIELD AVE) at 7/16/2014 11:06:54 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-71614012) Road Work – STAMFORD I95N at Exit 7 (GREENWICH AVE) at 7/16/2014 10:18:50 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 9 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71614004) Delays – FAIRFIELD I95S at Exit 19 […] [Read More]
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Maria Romero. Photo courtesy of Ansonia police.

Ansonia girl missing from her home

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ANSONIA — Police are asking the public’s help to locate a 14 year-old girl who they say has run away from home. Maria Romero was last seen at her Beaver Street home by her mother at about 5:45 p.m. Monday, said Lt. Andrew Cota, the Ansonia police spokesman. The girl was reported missing at 8:15 […] [Read More]
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Wet roads and slow traffic for your AM commute

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UPDATED 9:15 AM And the trains are on time… airfield Metro Scheduled Time Destination Track Status Station Stops 9:21 AM Grand Central 3 On Time 9:27 AM Grand Central 3 On Time 9:33 AM New Haven 4 On Time 9:49 AM New Haven – State Street 4 On Time 9:53 AM Grand Central 3 On […] [Read More]
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Rain causing traffic delays

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UPDATED 12:40 PM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71414024) Motor Vehicle Accident – STRATFORD I95N 0.65 miles before Exit 34 (US 1(BRIDGEPORT AVE)) at 7/14/2014 12:33:19 PM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71414023) Delays – DARIEN I95N at Exit 12 (RTE 136(TOKNEKE RD)) at 7/14/2014 12:27:46 PM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71414022) Delays – NORWALK I95S at Exit 15 (RTE 7 […] [Read More]
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Car fire on Merritt Parkway in Fairfield

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UPDATED 11 AM There is a car on fire on the southbound side of the Merritt Parkway, just beyond Exit 44 in Fairfield. Construction on the south side of Route 25 in Trumbull, before the highway portion, is causing backups on both sides near Route 111. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71014023) Delays – STAMFORD I95N at Exit […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Post file photo by Frank Juliano

Metro North train stalls in GCT tunnel

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The 7:04 a.m. train that originated in Bridgeport broke down in a tunnel about 40 blocks from Grand Central Station, stranding riders for about 35 minutes. The train became disabled at about East 80th Street, on the upper East Side of Manhattan at 8:28 a.m. this morning and began moving again at 9:05, said Aaron […] [Read More]
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