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

Update: Metro North service resumes

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Update as of 5:45 p.m.: New Haven Line Service is now operating on or close to schedule, according to Metro North. Update: New Haven Line Westbound service has resumed from New Haven, according to Metro North.  Eastbound service to New Haven is currently experiencing delays up to 10 minutes, due to signal problems between Milford […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads this AM?

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UPDATED 9:05 AM Bridgeport police are directing traffic at intersections of Barnum and Seaview avenues and Barnum and Central avenues, where signals have not been reset after the fire on Seaview Avenue. Traffic is moving smoothly through the area; Helen and Hallet streets were recently reopened. Statewide CTDOT@CTDOT_Statewide (91214018) Delays – STAMFORD I95S 0.00 miles […] [Read More]
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As is often the case this time of day. most of the traffic on I-95 are trucks. This is the scene from Exit 9 in Stamford. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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UPDATED 10:05 AM Things have eased up considerably, but as the morning rush is winding down, road work projects have resumed. Here’s where you’ll encounter those orange cones: UPDATED 9:05 AM Delays in Greenwich now. Incident: Delays - GREENWICH Description: Delays. I-95 Southbound is congested between Exits 8 and 3 (6.1 miles). Reported Thursday, September 11 at […] [Read More]
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The blur od headlines in the pre-dawn near Exit 24 on I-95 in Fairfield. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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Here are the lane closures on southwestern Connecticut roads today. Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 25 and 27A (1.5 miles) in effect until 2:55 PM. The right shoulder is closed. For a map of road work across the state, click HERE. Posts from the AM commute UPDATE: 9:05 AM The worst of the […] [Read More]
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Slow moving southbound traffic near Exit 27 in Bridgeport. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

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On the Merritt Parkway, road work has closed the right southbound lane, between Exits 53 and 50, for about 4 miles. For a map of road work across the state, click HERE. From the AM commute … UPDATE: 9 AM We now have two accidents to deal with … Merritt Parkway Southbound in New Canaan, […] [Read More]
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Metro North train catches fire

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No one was injured when a Metro North train caught fire  Monday evening on the east end of Riverside station, a MTA spokesperson said. The train, which  left Grand Central Station at  5:50, caught fire around 6:45 p.m. A rescue train safely took commuters to Stamford where they will be bused to South Norwalk. The […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport motorcyclist killed in fiery crash

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BRIDGEPORT — A city man was killed Sunday evening when his motorcycle crashed into a rock wall near the Exit 2 ramp of Route 8 south. State Police said Carlos Tenecela Naula, 29, of Whitney Avenue, was travelling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the cycle as he exited Route […] [Read More]
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Woman injured in Sunday night I-95 crash

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A Westport woman remained in critical condition Monday afternoon at Bridgeport Hospital following a crash Sunday night on I-95 north at the Stratford-Bridgeport line. Dawn Christopherson, 55, of Canal Street in Westport was a passenger in a vintage Corvette when the driver lost control of the vehicle, State Police said. She suffered a severe head […] [Read More]
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