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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Southbound I-95 in New Haven is closed because of an accident involving a car and two tractor-trailer trucks. LIVE CAM.

I-95 in New Haven reopens after fatal crash

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UPDATED: 11:15 AM I-95 southbound in New Haven has reopened. UPDATE: 10:30 AM More than five hours after a fatal crash, southbound I-95 in New Haven remains closed. It is closed from Exit 51 to Exit 45. Meanwhile, on the Merritt Parkway in Trumbull, the left, northbound plane is closed between Exits 46 and 49N […] [Read More]
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Overnight road work roundup for Aug. 26

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the following closures: GREENWICH: Road Work on I-95 Southbound between Exits 4 and 3 (1.2 miles) in effect today until Wednesday, August 27 at 6:00 am. The left lane is closed. ORANGE: Road Work on RT15 Northbound between Exits 55B and 57 (3.1 miles) in effect today until Wednesday, August […] [Read More]
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Road work closing lanes in SW CT

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Here is a list of planned daytime road projects in southwest Connecticut. Unless noted, lanes will be closed until 3 PM. Interstate 95 From Greenwich to Stamford, the right northbound lane closed, between Exits 2 and 9 (8.6 miles). In Darien, the right northbound shoulder closed, between Exits 10 and 13 (2.5 miles). In Bridgeport, […] [Read More]
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The first signs of daylight near Exit 22 on I-95 in Fairfield.

SB Merritt still slow going

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UPDATE: 9:02 AM Merritt Parkway Still slow going SB from Trumbull to Exit 41 Westport. There’s also another southbound slowdown just past the Route 7 intersection in Norwalk down to Stamford. Interstate 95 In decent shape. Sure, there are some slowdowns, but no major problems. UPDATE: 8: 36 AM Finally, starting to see some easing […] [Read More]
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Overnight road work roundup for Aug. 25

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the following closures. GREENWICH: Road Work on RT15 Southbound between Exits 36 and 31 (5.8 miles) in effect today until Tuesday, August 26 at 5:55 am. The right lane is closed NEWTOWN: Road Work on I-84 Westbound between Exits 14 and 11 (3.9 miles) in effect today until Tuesday, August […] [Read More]
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All quiet on southwestern CT commute

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Update at 9:55 a.m. Bridgeport tractor trailer accident has been cleared Update at 9:30 a.m. The accident on I-95 South in Stamford has been cleared. The Department of Transportation is reporting a Tractor Trailer Accident – On Bridgeport S8S about a tenth of a mile before Exit 1 Update 8:55 a.m. The accident on I-95 […] [Read More]
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CT Post file photo by Frank Juliano

Officials: No proof man was hit by train

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UPDATE: 10:28 AM Police say no body or injured person has been found in the vicinity of the tracks near the Southport train station. Crews are no longer on the scene and trains are traveling through the area at normal speeds. INITIAL POST: FAIRFIELD — Town and MTA police are investigating a report that a […] [Read More]
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I-95 at Arch Street in Greenwich, 6:50 AM

A smooth start to the AM commute

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UPDATED 8:40 AM There is a car vs. truck accident on Route 8/25 south, near Exit 2 in Bridgeport. UPDATED 8:35 AM “Rush hour” moves south… Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (82214013) Delays – STAMFORD I95S at Exit 7 (ATLANTIC ST) at 8/22/2014 8:15:41 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 7:50 AM Yep. That truck crash on the Hutch near the […] [Read More]
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