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

Metro-North running on or close to schedule

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Metro-North is reporting trains are running on or close to schedule. To see if your train is running on time, click HERE. On Wednesday, trains were delayed up to 10 minutes because of “slip/slide” conditions on the tracks. That could happen again today with some rain moving in later this morning. Here’s how Metro-North describes […] [Read More]
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Traffic slows down a bit near Exit 15 in Norwalk this early AM. LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATED 6:20 AM The busy spot right now is I-95 south through downtown Bridgeport and out into Fairfield. UPDATE: 6:09 AM Still a good ride on the roads of southwest Connecticut. But we know that’s going to change. In fact, we’re already seeing a slowdown southbound on I-95 in Bridgeport near Exit 26 on I-95. […] [Read More]
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Slippery rails delaying Metro-North

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Metro-North says New Haven Line customers may experience scattered delays of up to 10 minutes “due to slip-slide conditions” throughout the area. Slip-slide conditions? What’s that? No, it’s not like the old Wham-O fun slide. Here’s how Metro-North explains it: “When a train attempts to speed up or slow down, a gelatinous slime can cause […] [Read More]
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It's a dark and early morning near Exit 16 on I-95 in Norwalk. LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATED 9:35 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (100114030) Motor Vehicle Accident – NEW CANAAN S15N 0.71 miles before Exit 38 (RTE 123) at 10/1/2014 9:27:03 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 9:25 AM There is an accident on the Merritt Parkway in Stamford. It’s on the northbound side, between Exits 38-37. There is also an accident on Ferry Boulevard in […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads?

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UPDATED 9:40 AM There is an accident with injuries on the Merritt Parkway southbound, just beyond Exit 44, Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield. UPDATED 9:20 AM Back on track: Metro-North Railroad @MetroNorth New Haven Line Service is now operating on or close to schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. UPDATED 8:55 AM […] [Read More]
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Monday morning commute clear at this hour

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Good morning, The major arteries in southwestern Connecticut are clear at this hour. Shown above is the view from the state DOT traffic camera at the Fairfield Service Area near Exit 22 of I-95 northbound. There are no traffic delays reported on I-95, the Merritt Parkway, I-84, the Route 8/25 connector and Route 7. Let’s hope it stays […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic in SW CT this morning?

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UPDATED 9:40 AM Road work has resumed as the morning commute winds down. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-92914007) Road Work – DARIEN I95N at Exit 13 (US 1 (BOSTON POST RD)) at 9/29/2014 9:24:57 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 8:45 AM The Merritt Parkway southbound is moderately heavy from Trumbull to North Stamford, but for much of that stretch […] [Read More]
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Southbound traffic is crawling in I-95 in Norwalk from a multi-vehicle accident. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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UPDATE: 1:49 PM Motor Vehicle Accident (1 Vehicle) on I-95 Northbound between Exits 39A and 39B in Milford. The left lane is closed. So far, it’s not causing too much of a problem. Estimated time to clear: 1 hour or less UPDATE: 10:48 AM The accident in Norwalk has been cleared. Traffic moving smoothly. EARLIER […] [Read More]
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It's a dark morning on the Milford connector between I-95 and the Wilbur Cross Parkway. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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UPDATE: 1:54 PM Northbound I-95 is still slow between Greenwich and Norwalk. But there are signs that traffic is picking up speed and more space between vehicles. A new accident between two vehicles is now being reported on southbound I-95 in the Long Wharf/Pearly HarbMotor Vehicle Accident (2 Vehicle) on I-95 Southbound between Exits 51 […] [Read More]
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Buses to replace weekend trains on Waterbury line

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Metro-North says there will be substitute busing on the Waterbury Branch Line from Friday through Sunday. The suspension of train service is needed for a bridge timber replacement in Seymour. On Friday, trains will be replaced with buses on select trains; see schedule below. (Click to enlarge) On Saturday and Sunday all trains will be […] [Read More]
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