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

Woman slips at Milford station; train delayed

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MILFORD — A female passenger who slipped while boarding an inbound train at the Milford station required medical attention, a Metro North spokeswoman said. The passenger was treated at the scene by EMS and the train continued on its trip after about a 30 minute delay, officials said. The extent of her injuries were not […] [Read More]
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CT Post file photo by Frank Juliano

Woman’s body found on Metro North tracks in S. Norwalk (w/video)

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UPDATE 8:25 AM MTA Police say that a woman in her late 20s or early 30s was apparently struck and killed by a New Haven bound train at about 12:30 a.m., about a half-mile west of the South Norwalk station. The train crew reported striking debris and stopped the train to investigate, Metro North spokeswoman […] [Read More]
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What’s happening on SW CT roads this morning?

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UPDATE 9:20 AM Traffic is still heavy on I-95 south through lower Fairfield County. The Merritt is in better shape. UPDATE 8:45 AM There is an accident on the southbound side of the Merritt Parkway at Exit 40, where Route 7 intersects. I-95 south is slow from Bridgeport through Norwalk, and again in Stamford. UPDATE […] [Read More]
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Delays on Metro-North this weekend

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Taking Metro-North this weekend? Well, you may be delays this weekend because of some track work on the New Haven Line. Here’s MNR’s announcement: “New Haven Line Customers may experience slower travel times this weekend (Nov. 15-17) due to planned track maintenance. Some trains may experience delays of 20 minutes or more. We appreciate your […] [Read More]
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Driver caught after ramming Bridgeport police cruiser

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A driver collided head-on with a Bridgeport police cruiser Saturday morning and fled the scene on foot. Moments after the crash on Berkshire Avenue, officers were able to catch the driver who was attempting to climb over a fence. The officer inside the cruiser was not seriously injured. He was able to broadcast a description […] [Read More]
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Delays on Metro North Friday night

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New Haven Line trains are experiencing residual delays of up to 20 minutes due to an earlier disabled train in the vicinity of Harlem-125th Street, according to Metro North. Passengers are asked to listen for announcements at their stations. [Read More]
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Metro-North reporting delays

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New Haven Line Service between Stamford and Grand Central Terminal is currently experiencing delays of 5 – 10 minutes due to circuit problems in the vicinity of New Rochelle. [Read More]
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If you look closely, you can see a trace of snow in this pre-dawn traffic cam screen grab near Exit 6 on I-84 in Danbury.

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

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UPDATE 8:45 AM Traffic is moving freely along both I-95 south and the Merritt Parkway southbound right now. The only slow spot is on the Merritt, starting at Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield and continuing through the “No Exit Zone.” UPDATE 8:18 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (111414019) Motor Vehicle Accident – FAIRFIELD I95S 0.11 miles beyond […] [Read More]
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