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

Police release details on 3-vehicle I-95 crash

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Westport – A three vehicle pile-up on I-95 near Westport Tuesday morning had commuters packed up for over an hour. The incident occurred today at 8:38 a.m. when Westport firefighters responded to the scene of an three car accident between exits 18 and 17 on the southbound I-95, according to a press release. At the […] [Read More]
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Metro-North reporting delays through Greenwich

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UPDATE: 11:57 AM Metro-North now reporting trains are now running on or close to schedule. EARLIER POST Metro-North says customers traveling through the vicinity of Greenwich should anticipate delays of  10 to 15 minutes due to signal problems. Also, Waterbury Branch Service is currently experiencing delays of 15 – 20 minutes due to an earlier […] [Read More]
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Road work closes lanes in SW CT

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Here is a list of road work projects that will require some lane closures in southwest Connecticut. Unless noted, the lanes will be closed until 3 PM. Interstate 95 Between Greenwich and Darien, the northbound left lane is closed about 5 miles from Exit 5 to 10. The northbound right shoulder is closed between Exits […] [Read More]
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Accident on I-95 in Westport

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UPDATED 9:05 AM Traffic is backing up on I-95 south in Westport, near Exit 17, due to an accident. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (81914014) Motor Vehicle Accident – WESTPORT I95S 0.87 miles before Exit 17 (RTE 33 (SAUGTUCK AVE)) at 8/19/2014 8:43:40 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 8:30 AM Incident: Delays - NEW CANAAN Description: Delays. RT15 Southbound is congested between […] [Read More]
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Overnight road work roundup for Aug. 18

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the following closures: SHELTON: Road Work on RT8 Southbound between Exits 13 and 11 (3.5 miles) in effect today until Tuesday, August 19 at 6:00 am. The left lane is closed. MILFORD: Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 32 and 34 (2.6 miles) in effect today until Tuesday, August […] [Read More]
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Metro-North: Buses to replace some Danbury line service

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Metro-North Railroad just posted this announcement …. “Buses will replace weekday reverse and off-peak train service on the Danbury Branch Monday, August 18 through Thursday, August 28 to accommodate work at grade crossings. Train service will resume on Friday, August 29. See bus schedules at http://bit.ly/1oM9n3B We appreciate your patience during this service change.” [Read More]
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Monday traffic slowing in Fairfield, Norwalk

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Your Monday morning traffic is slowing down in Fairfield along the Merritt Parkway and in Norwalk along Interstate 95. Otherwise, the daily grind seems to be going smoothly. Lots of folks must be on vacation! [Read More]
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Monday morning commute off to a good start

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The region’s main traffic arteries are clear so far this morning. Weather forecasters are calling for a sunny day with blue skies and high temperatures right around 80 degrees. Welcome back to the work week! [Read More]
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