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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT road today?

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UPDATE 8:20 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (121214014) Delays – STAMFORD I95S at Exit 9 (US 1(MAIN ST)) at 12/12/2014 8:19:12 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8:15 AM I-95 south is jammed now from Norwalk into Stamford. UPDATE 7:40 AM Traffic is still flowing smoothly on area roads and highways this morning. UPDATE 7:15 AM Roads remain in relatively […] [Read More]
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New Metro-North fares start Jan. 1

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A Connecticut Department of Transportation  fare increase of 1 percent goes into effect on the Connecticut portion of the New Haven Line on Jan. 1. This is the fourth of seven consecutive annual increases requested by CTDOT to help finance the new M8 cars. According to a list of new rates on Metro-North’s website, off-peak […] [Read More]
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What’s up wirth traffic on SW CT roads today

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UPDATE 9:10 AM Traffic has eased considerably, though I-95 south is still slow through Norwalk. UPDATE 8:23 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (121114016) Delays – STAMFORD I95S at Exit 9 (US 1(MAIN ST)) at 12/11/2014 8:15:40 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8:15 AM Incident: Delays - NEW CANAAN Description: Delays. RT15 Southbound is congested between Exits 48 and 37 (16.7 miles). […] [Read More]
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Metro North to ban alcohol for 24 hours during Santa Con

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Metro North is banning alcohol on all trains and stations this weekend from 9 a.m. Saturday through 9 a.m. Sunday during Santa Con, as a way to maintain orderly conduct and safe operations. They are also adding extra MTA Police officers at Grand Central Terminal and other stations to enforce the ban, according to a […] [Read More]
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It's a dark morning on I-84 in Newtown near Exit 9. LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATE 10 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (121014023) Motor Vehicle Accident – BRIDGEPORT S8S 0.16 miles before Exit 2 (FAIRFIELD AVE) at 12/10/2014 9:55:24 AM UPDATE 8:55 AM Route 8 south is still slow through Seymour and Ansonia, and into Derby. The Merritt Parkway south is slow from New Canaan into Greenwich. And I-95 SB? It gets […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today

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Update 3:30 pM Heavy rain is causing flooding on the I-95 Southbound in Norwalk between exits 16 and 17. The left lane is closed, according to the DOT. They are currently trying to pump out the water as delays are building up to exit 19. Update 1 pm The exit 30 off-ramp on the I-95 Southbound […] [Read More]
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Warning: Hazardous driving conditions

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UPDATE 9:20 AM Nine people are being transported to hospitals from a crash on I-91 in Windsor. Original post: There are score of traffic accidents this early AM because of icy road conditions. Most of the problems are a few miles from the shoreline where temperatures remain below freezing. Many roads have not been treated. […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic in SW CT this morning?

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UPDATE 9:55 AM Yes, it’s that time again… Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-120814008) Road Work – BRIDGEPORT S8N at Exit 2 (LAFAYETTE SQ) at 12/8/2014 9:50:02 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-120814004) Road Work – MILFORD I95S at Exit 39A (US 1 SB) at 12/8/2014 9:37:34 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-120814006) Road Work – STAMFORD I95N at Exit […] [Read More]
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