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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group

So far, Metro-North on or close to schedule

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UPDATE: 6:59 AM Metro-North has issued a winter weather advisory: “Please take care when traveling during inclement weather and allow for additional travel time. Customers should use caution when entering and exiting trains, and on platforms and staircases.” UPDATE: 5:54 AM Metro-North is reporting “good service” on the New Haven Line early this AM. To […] [Read More]
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I-84 in Danbury is cleared of snow and is wet near Exit 4. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today?

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UPDATE 8:05 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (13015022) Delays – STAMFORD I95S at Exit 9 (US 1(MAIN ST)) at 1/30/2015 7:54:42 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 7:35 AM There is an accident with a reported injury on Stillson Road in Fairfield. Two vehicles have collided on the slick street near Mill Plain Road, and a car has left the […] [Read More]
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Day two of delays and chaos for Metro-North commuters

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Update 10 PM Service is back to normal on the New Haven line Thursday. Service is operating on or close to schedule, according to the MTA. Original Post After an minor derailment led to delays all over the line Wednesday commuters are facing another day of delays and chaos Thursday evening. Metro-North reported delays on […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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UPDATE 9:08 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (12915021) Delays – MILFORD I95S at Exit 40 (WOODMONT RD #1) at 1/29/2015 8:54:16 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8:30 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (12915018) Motor Vehicle Accident – STRATFORD S15S 0.51 miles before Exit 53 (RTE 110(MAIN ST)) at 1/29/2015 Incident: Delays - NEWTOWN Description: Delays. I-84 Westbound is congested between Exits 14 and […] [Read More]
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A Grand Central-bound Metro-North train, one of the first of the day, arrives at the train station in Stamford, Conn., during the snow storm that hit New England on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Train service was restored at 1 p.m. on the New Haven line.

Metro-North reporting delays on NH Line

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UPDATE: 9:07 AM Now, there’s a new reason for the delays. Inbound and outbound Service to/from Grand Central Terminal is experiencing 10-15 minute delays due to congestion caused by unscheduled track work. UPDATE: 8:50 AM Metro-North now saying “scattered delays” on NH Line; 5-10 minutes. UPDATE: 7:55 AM Metro-North: “New Haven Line service is currently […] [Read More]
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Metro-North trains canceled/delayed Wednesday evening

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Update: 9:20 PM Delays are still rippling across the New Haven line after a derailment at Grand Central today. Danbury Branch Northbound is experiencing delays of 20-25 minutes due to late connecting equipment. Update: 7:50 PM A 5:19 p.m. Harlem line train leaving Grand Central went over a switch and the first three coach cars, […] [Read More]
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Southbound traffic loosens up past the Sikorsky Memorial Bridge on Route 15. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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UPDATE 3:50 PM Police have released new details about this morning’s accident on westbound Interstate 84 in Danbury. The accident took place near exit 3 at about 9:30 a.m. when a Subaru Impreza driven by Vincent Fragola, of Newtown, spun out clockwise multiple times in front of a truck, according to the report. Police said […] [Read More]
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Grand Central Terminal during the snow storm on Tuesday.

Metro-North back on regular schedule

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UPDATE: 9:59 AM Metro-North now reporting trains are running on, or close. to schedule. UPDATE: 8:16 AM MNR: “Inbound and Outbound service to/from Grand Central Terminal is experiencing 5-10 minute delays due to signal issues in the vicinity of Harlem 125th St. Please listen for announcements at your station.” ORIGINAL POST The day after the […] [Read More]
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Amtrak will resume limited service Wednesday

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Amtrak will resume New York To Boston service Wednesday after it was shuttered due to the blizzard. Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains will run on a modified schedule with reduce frequencies between New York and Boston on Wednesday, the rail-line said on its Website Tuesday. [Read More]
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Metro North service will resume at 1 PM

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UPDATE: 5:12 PM Metro-North will run on a regular schedule Wednesday. UPDATE: 10:19 AM Metro-North service will resume at 1 PM, operating on a Sunday schedule. It expects to operate on a full schedule on Wednesday. Customers who plan to travel on our trains are urged to continue to check this website and the news […] [Read More]
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