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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
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Working brush fire on Metro-North tracks

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STRATFORD – A brush fire was reported on the New Haven line Metro-North tracks Saturday afternoon. The fire is in the area of the Two Roads Brewery and firefighters are looking to gain access, according to scanner reports. Firefighters are also contacting Metro-North to possibly shut down the train. Metro-North is warning customers of possible […] [Read More]
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Tractor-trailer crash cleared on I-95

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UPDATE: 2:08 PM The state Department of Transportation is reporting the tractor-trailer accident has been cleared. The accident happened southbound near Exit 14. Traffic is still slow starting at Exit 16 in Norwalk. ORIGINAL POST I-95 southbound is closed between Exits 13-14 in Norwalk because of a tractor-trailer on fire. This is a developing story […] [Read More]
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Traffic backed up on I-95 north near Exit 24 in Fairfield.

Accidents in Fairfield, Stratford on I-95 NB cleared

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UPDATE 7:24 AM Both crashes have cleared and all lanes have reopened. Original Post: A pair of accidents, both on the north side of I-95, are causing some delays. Two lanes are blocked just before Exit 24 in Fairfield, and traffic is backed up to Exit 23, according to data from state DOT highway cameras. […] [Read More]
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Delays on the westbound New Haven line

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UPDATE 8:50 PM:  Service is now on or close to schedule UPDATE 7:50 PM:  Metro-North says customers traveling westbound between Harrison and Grand Central Terminal may experience delays of up to 30 minutes. ORIGINAL POST: Metro-North says customers traveling westbound on the New Haven line should anticipate delays of 15 to 20 minutes due to signal issues […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today?

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UPDATE 8:49 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (42115018) Motor Vehicle Accident – FAIRFIELD I95N 0.27 miles beyond Exit 19 (CENTER ST) at 4/21/2015 8:49:40 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8:35 AM There is an accident on I-95 north near the Sherwood Island Connector in Westport. UPDATE 8:05 AM There is an accident on I-95 south near the Honeyspot Road […] [Read More]
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Metro North: Delays reported on Danbury line

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UPDATED 9:10 AM Metro-North Railroad @MetroNorth Danbury Service is operating on or close to schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience as a result of this incident. UPDATED 8:21 AM Metro-North Railroad @MetroNorth Train Service for the 7:54 AM train departing Danbury has been canceled. The next available train is scheduled to depart Danbury at 9:05 AM. Original […] [Read More]
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What’s happening with SW CT traffic?

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UPDATE 11:11 AM Slow traffic on I-95 south in Westport. UPDATE 10:59 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (42015017) Debris – TRUMBULL S15S 0.40 miles before Exit 48 (RTE 111) at 4/20/2015 10:56:13 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 10:06 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-42015008) Road Work – FAIRFIELD S15S at Exit 46 (EASTON TPKE) at 4/20/2015 10:03:19 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 9:57 […] [Read More]
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Delays on Metro-North due to power issues

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Update 8 PM: The New Haven Line is experiencing residual scattered delays of up to 15 minutes due to earlier power issues. Update 5:20 PM: Metro-North is now reporting delays of up to 40 minutes on the New Haven Line. Update 4:30 PM: Metro-North now reporting delays between 20 to 25 minutes on the New […] [Read More]
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