There are some roadwork delays on area roads including on I-95 Northbound between Exits 32 and 34 in Milford, a stretch of 2.6 miles., The state DOT reports that the right lane is closed through this area, and the Exit 34 off ramp is also closed. The work will continue until 3 p.m.
I-95 Southbound is congested between Exits 31 and 5, a distance of more than 25 miles through lower Fairfield County as rush hour winds down.
A tractor-trailer accident at Exit 46 in the Long Wharf area of New Haven has snarled traffic there, though the site is beginning to clear.
The right lane of Route 15 southbound is closed between exits 56 and 55 in Milford because of debris on the roadway.
The state DOT estimates that the situation should be cleared within an hour.
Police Chief Joseph Gaudett at the Bridgeport train station, saying it’s quiet for now but everyone is ready.
A man explains what the break on train service will do to his trip.
Metro North Railroad officials say that service on the New Haven Line into and out of Grand Central Terminal will operate today at close to its regular schedule.
Branch line service is still suspended.
A compromised steel gas main under the High Street bridge over Interstate 95 northbound in Milford has touched off a small brush fire that is sending smoke over the highway, fire officials say.
The Milford Fire Department is on the scene and a representative of the Southern Connecticut Gas Co. is enroute. The state Department of Transportation has posted a travel advisory suggesting that motorists avoid the area.
Traffic is backing up to Exit 38, Route 1 in Devon, a distance of about two miles.
A tractor-trailer is blocking a portion of the northbound side of I-95 near Exits 43-44 in West Haven, DOT reports.