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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Traffic slows near Exit 15 on I-95 in Norwalk. LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATE: 8:47 AM We have about 12 miles of slow southbound traffic on I-95 south from Fairfield to Darien. Not too bad of a southbound drive on the Merritt Parkway. UPDATE 7:20 AM There is an accident on the NB side of the Merritt Parkway, just beyond Exit 44 in Fairfield. Somehow it’s fouling up […] [Read More]
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It's a dark morning on I-84 near Exit 9 in Newtown LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATE 9:10 AM Statewide CTDOT¬†@CTDOT_Statewide (120314018) Delays – STAMFORD I95S at Exit 9 (US 1(MAIN ST)) at 12/3/2014 8:52:53 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8 AM There is an accident on Route 7 south, at Westport Road. Route 8 is slow southbound through Derby and Shelton. I-95 and the Merritt are still slow southbound through Westport and […] [Read More]
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What’s happening with SW CT traffic?

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UPDATE 9:30 AM The morning rush has subsided and road work projects have resumed. Be especially aware of the work going on at Exit 8 of Route 8 south in Trumbull, where the right lane is closed. UPDATE 9 AM Here’s what it looks like out there right now. Just like a traffic signal, red […] [Read More]
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Nearly twice as many crashes this holiday weekend

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State Police were busy over the long holiday weekend, with statistics released this morning showing 934 accidents on limited access highways patrolled by state troopers compared to 562 over the 2013 Thanksgiving period. There were 97 accidents involving an injury this year, including one fatality, five more than last year. There was also a fatality […] [Read More]
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What’s happening with traffic in SW CT?

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UPDATE 10:05 AM There is a four-vehicle crash on the Merritt Parkway southbound, just beyond the Fairfield rest area. There are people in some of the vehicles, though it isn’t clear whether extrication will be required. Fluid is leaking onto the roadway and medics are evaluating a pregnant woman in one of the cars, State […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today?

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UPDATE 8:05 AM The morning “rush” that never materialized today is winding down…. UPDATE 7:30 AM Still very light traffic throughout the region. UPDATE 7 AM Traffic continues to flow smoothly on all major roads through the region. I-95 is clear in both directions, as are the Merritt Parkway and Routes 7, 8 and 25. […] [Read More]
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Travelers and weather lead to accidents in area

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Multiple accidents have been reported throughout southwestern Connecticut Wednesday, a combination of inclement weather and congested roadways due to holiday travelers. In Shelton the¬†wintry weather led to a three -car accident on Route 8 South Wednesday morning. Emergency crews from the Echohose Fire Department responded to a scene between exits 13 and 12 at about […] [Read More]
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I-95 southbound near Exit 15 in Norwalk has a smooth ride. You know it won't last. LIVE CAM.

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

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UPDATE: 12:27 PM Starting to see some heavier traffic on the roads of southwest Connecticut. Interstate 95 The road is wet with no snow collecting on the highway. Very heavy traffic northbound from Greenwich to Bridgeport; more than 22 miles. Merritt Parkway In good shape with no delays. Interstate 84 Also looking good; roads are […] [Read More]
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