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

I-95 SB in Norwalk reopened after tractor-trailer crash

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UPDATE 1:48 PM I-95 south has reopened near Exit 15 in Norwalk, after a three-vehicle crash. But it will take awhile for the backup to work its way through. UPDATE: 1:17 PM I-95 south still remains closed because of the tractor-trailer truck vs. car vs. box truck. UPDATE: 12:36 PM Southbound is still closed between […] [Read More]
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Cold delays some flights from region’s airports

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If you are holding tickets on flights to warmer places, including Florida today, you aren’t going to get away that easily. Several flight departures have been delayed by the frigid air at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports this morning, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which manages the facilities. […] [Read More]
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Effort to fight Stratford house fire hampered by cold

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UPDATE 8 AM Some units are returning from the fire scene, but two engine companies will remain awhile longer, with firefighters rotating from the Denton Place to a nearby warming station, according to scanner reports. Original post 6:30 AM STRATFORD — Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire, at 57 Denton Place. The […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today?

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UPDATE 11:45 AM Road work projects have resumed and crews will be working until 3 p.m., the state DOT advises. Incident: Road Work - GREENWICH Description: Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 4 and 5 (2.0 miles) in effect today until 3:00 pm. The right lane is closed. Reported Tuesday, February 24 at 9:36 am. Estimated […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today?

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UPDATE 11:30 AM: The accident on I-95 in Stamford has been cleared, but road work on parts of I-95 and the Merritt Parkway are expected to continue throughout the day. The work will cause some delays. UPDATE 10:50 AM: There’s an accident on I-95 southbound in Stamford at exit 7. UPDATE 10:15 AM: Road work […] [Read More]
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Firefighters extinguish car fire on I-95

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Westport firefighters battled a dramatic car fire on Interstate 95 in Westport on Sunday night. The driver of a car traveling on I-95 northbound pulled onto the shoulder of the highway between exits 18 and 19 after noticing a burning smell, a fire official said. Upon exiting the car and seeing flames, the driver called […] [Read More]
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Metro-North now on or close to schedule

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UPDATE: 10:37 AM Metro-North: New Haven Line service is now operating on or close to schedule. UPDATE: 9:58 AM New Haven Line service is currently experiencing scattered delays up to 20 minutes due a disabled train and speed restrictions. ORIGINAL POST: New Haven Line customers should anticipate delays of 5 to 10 minutes traveling into […] [Read More]
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Traffic moves across the Sikorsky Memorial Bridge between Stratford and Milford after getting past a northbound Rte. 15 accident just before the bridge. Traffic is backed up 3 miles. LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATE: 8:47 AM Accident in Stratford is cleared with northbound speeds on the Merritt, between Trumbull and Stratford, returning to normal. UPDATE: 8:43 AM Showing a sign of improvement, DOT now says northbound delays now stretch 4.4 miles between Exits 49A and Exit 53. between Stratford and Trumbull. Slowest speeds are past Route 8, down […] [Read More]
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