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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
People crowd into a train at Union Station in New Haven. Photo by John Schwing.

Power restored on Metro-North

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UPDATE: 11:17 AM There are still some scattered delays on the New Haven Line. The 11:13 AM from South Norwalk to Grand Central is 22 minutes behind schedule. And the 11:39 from SoNo to GCT is running eight minutes later. To see if your train is on time, click HERE. UPDATE: 10:53 AM Metro-North says […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic in SW CT this morning?

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UPDATED 9:25 AM Traffic has eased considerably in the past 30 minutes. You will still encounter some minor delays due to traffic volume on I-95 south in Norwalk and again in Stamford. UPDATED 8:55 AM Most of the heavy volume on I-95 is from Darien southbound into Greenwich. The Merritt is most crowded from New […] [Read More]
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The Long Wharf area of New Haven on I-95 has the heaviest traffic this morning near 6 AM. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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UPDATED 8:55 AM There is an accident now on Route 8 south near Exit 12. That is also in the area of a water main break, with Aquarion repair crews working on the problem. Expect delays in this area. UPDATED 8:20 AM I-95 south still busy from Bridgeport through Norwalk, and again on the Stamford– […] [Read More]
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No problems on I-95 in Stratford this AM. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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UPDATED 11:40 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (91714028) Delays – GREENWICH I95N 0.25 miles before Exit 3 (ARCH ST #1) at 9/17/2014 11:35:07 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-91714021) Road Work – GREENWICH I95N at Exit 3 (ARCH ST #1) at 9/17/2014 11:35:07 AM #cttraffic Metro North delays are resolved and trains are back on or close to […] [Read More]
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Traffic shift at I-95–91 merge could cause delays

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The state Department of Transportation says “significant delays” are possible on Tuesday and Thursday nights. It’s all part of the massive Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge Project in New Haven. The latest phase will have southbound I-95 traffic shift into a new lane for the traffic heading to northbound I-91. Exit 48 will be relocated about […] [Read More]
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Discarded baby carriage delays Metro North service

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 UPDATE: 11:51 AM “Danbury Branch Service is now operating on or close to schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced as a result of this incident.” UPDATED 10:35 AM An empty baby carriage caught under a Harlem Line train caused delays on the New Haven line and the Danbury branch, a Metro […] [Read More]
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Northbou8nd traffic on I-95 near Exit 15 in Norwalk slows down a bit through the construction zone. LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATED 8:55 AM It is not an easy ride this morning. Here is the current status of I-95 and the Merritt Parkway southbound. Data from the state DOT traffic cams indicates an average speed of 28 miles per hour; its 33 on the Merritt through most of Fairfield County. Incident: Delays - GREENWICH Description: Delays. I-95 Southbound […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic in SW CT this morning?

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UPDATED 9:45 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (91514020) Motor Vehicle Accident – WESTPORT S15N 0.17 miles before Exit 42 (RTE 57) UPDATED 9:40 AM Traffic is still heavy southbound on both the Merritt Parkway and I-95, from Fairfield into Norwalk. Further south though, at the moment, things open up in lower Fairfield County. UPDATED 9:05 AM There […] [Read More]
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Update: Metro North service resumes

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Update as of 5:45 p.m.: New Haven Line Service is now operating on or close to schedule, according to Metro North. Update: New Haven Line Westbound service has resumed from New Haven, according to Metro North.  Eastbound service to New Haven is currently experiencing delays up to 10 minutes, due to signal problems between Milford […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads this AM?

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UPDATED 9:05 AM Bridgeport police are directing traffic at intersections of Barnum and Seaview avenues and Barnum and Central avenues, where signals have not been reset after the fire on Seaview Avenue. Traffic is moving smoothly through the area; Helen and Hallet streets were recently reopened. Statewide CTDOT@CTDOT_Statewide (91214018) Delays – STAMFORD I95S 0.00 miles […] [Read More]
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