The BlogJam

Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Posts by Author

Frank Juliano

CT Post file photo by Frank Juliano

Officials: No proof man was hit by train

on
UPDATE: 10:28 AM Police say no body or injured person has been found in the vicinity of the tracks near the Southport train station. Crews are no longer on the scene and trains are traveling through the area at normal speeds. INITIAL POST: FAIRFIELD — Town and MTA police are investigating a report that a […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Northbound traffic is backed up in Stratford after a one-car accident.

Traffic flowing again on I-95, Merritt Parkway

on
UPDATED 9:30 AM The traffic volume has eased considerably, with slow spots in Norwalk and Stamford, southbound on I-95. UPDATED 9:10 AM Delays now in Stamford, on both the Merritt and I-95 southbound. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (82014020) Delays – STAMFORD S15N at Exit 35 (RTE 137) at 8/20/2014 8:55:48 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (82014019) Delays – […] [Read More]
Categories: General
huge (2)

Tractor-trailer flips, closing Route 8 ramp at I-95

on
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 […] [Read More]
Categories: General
huge

Morning commute slowly building

on
UPDATED 9:45 AM The situation has improved considerably in the past half-hour, though you’ll still tap your brakes driving through Norwalk. UPDATED 9:15 AM Incident: Delays - STAMFORD Description: Delays. RT15 Southbound is congested between Exits 38 and 35 (5.2 miles). Reported Thursday, August 14 Estimated Duration: Unknown UPDATED 8:35 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (81414012) Delays – NORWALK […] [Read More]
Categories: General
huge

Rain is slowing traffic on area highways, roads

on
UPDATED 10:05 AM Metro North is reporting one delay, on a New Haven bound train: Fairfield Scheduled Time Destination Track Status Station Stops 10:21 AM Grand Central 3 On Time 10:26 AM New Haven 4 Late 7″ 11:00 AM Grand Central 3 On Time 11:21 AM Grand Central 3 On Time 11:26 AM New Haven […] [Read More]
Categories: General
huge

Truck rollover in Milford clogs I-95

on
5:15 p.m. UPDATE: The accident is clear and lanes have been reopened, however residual delays continue to linger all the way to exit 24. 3:55 p.m. UPDATE: Traffic is now backed up to exit 25 in Bridgeport following the tractor-trailer rollover on I-95 northbound in Milford. Only one lane is open. 3:23 p.m. UPDATE: One lane has […] [Read More]
Categories: General
huge

Rollover crash on Route 8 in Derby

on
UPDATED 10 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (81114017) Delays – GREENWICH I95N at I-95@ Start at 8/11/2014 9:44:11 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 9:50 AM The accident has cleared and the car removed from the backyard. One person is being treated for minor injuries at Griffin Hospital. Extrication was not necessary, public safety officials said. UPDATED 9 AM A […] [Read More]
Categories: General
huge

Crash on Route 8 south in Bridgeport starts a fire

on
BRIDGEPORT — A two vehicle crash on Route 8 south, near the Fairfield Avenue exit downtown, has set the front end of one of the cars on fire, according to scanner reports. There are no injuries reported at this time. State Police are enroute. Traffic is already backing up. A road work project had closed […] [Read More]
Categories: General
I-95 south at Arch Street in Greenwich, 11:15 a.m.

1 soldier dead, 1 hurt in I-95 NY crash

on
Update: 4:30 p.m. The Connecticut National Guards says it will not be releasing the names of those involved in Thursday’s crash in Port Chester, NY, which claimed the life of one solider. The two vehicles involved in the crash, which occurred just before 10:30 a.m., had been on the road for less than two hours, […] [Read More]
Categories: General
I-84 near crash site in Bethel

Injuries reported in I-84 crash in Newtown

on
NEWTOWN — A flipped vehicle on I-84 west, near Exit 9 has closed a lane of the highway, the state DOT reports. Emergency medical technicians say that one injured person is sitting on the right shoulder and another, still in the vehicle, may also be injured. State Police say the vehicle rolled over. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide […] [Read More]
Categories: General