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Rollover crash snarls I-95 in Norwalk

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Two lanes are closed on I-95 southbound in Norwalk after a rollover crash. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (60515027) Motor Vehicle Accident – NORWALK I95S 0.50 miles before Exit 16 (EAST AVE #1) at 6/5/2015 1:23:39 PM #cttraffic Reply Retweet Favorite More options Incident: Motor Vehicle Accident – NORWALK Description: Motor Vehicle Accident (Overturned Motor Vehicle) on […] [Read More]
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I-95 crash in Stratford is backing up traffic

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UPDATE 8:25 AM Incident: Motor Vehicle Accident – BRIDGEPORT Description: Motor Vehicle Accident (3 Vehicle) on I-95 Northbound between Exits 28 and 29. The 3 right lanes are closed. Reported Thursday, June 4 at 8:01 am. Estimated Duration: Unknown STRATFORD — A three vehicle crash on the northbound side of I-95, between exits 28 and […] [Read More]
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Disabled Metro North train causes delays

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UPDATE 1:05 PM Metro-North Railroad @MetroNorth Waterbury Branch bus service will be provided 11:51 AM train departing Waterbury. Bus service is operating approximately 90 minutes late. Metro-North Railroad @MetroNorth Waterbury Branch bus service will be provided for the 10:50 AM train departing Devon Transfer. Bus service is operating 90 minutes late. ORIGINAL POST Metro-North Railroad […] [Read More]
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Oil spill fouls Post Road in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD — Expect to go slow on the Post Road in the area of Sasco Hill Road. A Greater Bridgeport Transit District bus leaking crankcase oil has spread an oil slick along the Post Road. The oil on the road is heaviest in the 1200 block of the Post Road and continues to Sanford Street, […] [Read More]
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North Benson Road bridge struck, again

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UPDATE 10:23 AM Fairfield Police, CT @FPDCT North Benson Rd is now open. The truck has been removed from under the railroad bridge. Reply Retweet Favorite More options UPDATE 8:22 AM From Chief Gary McNamara: Fairfield Police, CT @FPDCT North Benson Rd CLOSED between Post Rd and Walls Dr after truck struck railroad bridge. UPDATE […] [Read More]
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Knapp’s Highway in Fairfield opens after crash

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UPDATE 12:28 PM The site has been cleared and the road reopened. UPDATE 11:21 AM The driver of the vehicle is being extricated, firefighters and medics on the scene report. Knapp’s Highway is closed between Alvin and Bullard Streets. UPDATE 11:17 AM A vehicle has reportedly snapped an electric utility pole on Knapp’s Highway near […] [Read More]
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One lane reopened on Route 25 in Monroe

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UPDATE: 12:48 PM One lane of Route 25 has reopened. That has allowed police to have alternate traffic passing through the area to relieve congestion on the Monroe’s secondary roads. This alternating traffic will continue for several hours while the heating fuel of transferred from the tanker involved in the crash to a new tanker, […] [Read More]
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Two fatal crashes mar holiday weekend

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State Police cited  4,142 drivers for “hazardous moving violations,” including unsafe lane changes, tailgating and using a cell phone during the Memorial Day holiday period. While that is a significant jump from 2014, the two fatal crashes came after a Memorial Day weekend last year that saw no motorists lose their lives on Connecticut’s roads. […] [Read More]
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