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Malloy marks arrival of new rail cars

NEW HAVEN – Gov Dannel P. Malloy on Monday celebrated arrival of the last of the 405 new M8 Metro North rail cars, marking the end of a $1.2 billion dollar investment.  The governor also touted
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Tractor-trailer rollover backs up I-84

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is warning to expect lane closures after a tractor-trailer rolled over on Interstate 84 in New York. The crash occurred on I-84 westbound between exits 21
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Overturned vehicle causes delays on I-95

2:05 PM UPDATE: The accident has been cleared, but the DOT reports traffic is backed up on the northbound side from Exit 16 in Norwalk all the way to Exit 3 in Greenwich. Earlier: An overturned
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Connecticut faces fines if PTC deadline is missed

The Federal Railroad Administration says it will fine Metro-North and Connecticut if the state and the commuter railroad misses a Dec. 31 deadline to install positive train control on its tracks.
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Malloy: New I-95 lane nearly open at Norwalk

NORWALK – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday said work to widen I-95 in Norwalk to ease a major choke point will be completed within a month when a new southbound lane opens. This project should have
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Rollover crash snarls I-95 in Norwalk

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
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On-board credit payments up on Metro-North

On-board credit card payments are up on the Metro-North after the rail-line implemented a new iPhone based payment system this year, says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The Ticket Issuing
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I-95 crash in Stratford is backing up traffic

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
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Disabled Metro North train causes delays

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
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Route 8 now open in Derby

Update 7:35 p.m. Route 8 is now open in both directions. Original Post: Route 8 is shut down in both directions in Derby due to a vehicle fire, according to the Department of Transportation. Route 8
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