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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
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Dog that chased train finds new home

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Remember that cute dog that chased …  and passed … a Metro-North train last week? The pooch, named Tie, now has a new home after authorities were unable to find out who actually owned the dog. The New York Post reports the fearless pup  found a new family over the weekend, authorities said. The dog,  […] [Read More]
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Metro-North reporting scattered delays

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UPDATED 8:10 AM Most trains are now running on or closed to schedule. Previous post: Metro-North is reporting scattered delays on the New Haven Line this AM. In Stamford, there are delays of up to 13 minutes for Grand Central Terminal-bound trains. To see if your train is on time, click here.   [Read More]
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I-95 tractor-trailer accident cleared; still delays

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UPDATED 10 AM DOT says tractor-trailer accident in Norwalk has been cleared. Still, except delays both directions. UPDATED 9:30 AM Incident: Delays - NORWALK Description: Delays. RT15 Northbound is congested between Exits 35 and 40A (7.1 miles). Reported Tuesday, April 15 at 9:10 am. UPDATED 9 AM Several accidents are marring the ride into work this morning. […] [Read More]
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Metro North riders give rail officials an earful

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More than a third of the 670 people who responded to a survey by the Connecticut Commuter Action group on Metro North Railroad’s performance also submitted detailed comments. Those comments point out that much work still needs to be done before riders again feel confident of the safety and reliability of the nation’s second-largest commuter line. […] [Read More]
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Morning rush over, road work resumes

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UPDATED 9:35 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-41414008) Road Work – DARIEN I95N at Exit 9 (SEASIDE AVE) at 4/14/2014 9:29:50 AM #cttraffic 3m Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-41414009) Road Work – STRATFORD S15S at Exit 58 (RTE 34) at 4/14/2014 9:29:50 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 9:20 AM There are still some pockets of heavy traffic on I-95 south in […] [Read More]
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Metro-North now on or close to schedule

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UPDATE: 4:33 PM New Haven Line Service is now operating on or close to schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced as a result of this incident. EARLIER POST New Haven Line Customers should anticipate 30 minute delays in both directions due to circuit problems between Milford and West Haven. For the […] [Read More]
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Metro North closing mall … in Missouri

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Yes, there is a Metro North mall, but it’s in Missouri, not along the railroad tracks in Metro New York. Blame the closing on poor business. The mall’s name sounds particular for folks in Connecticut and New York because of  its similarity with the commuter railroad’s name. The differences: the mall’s name does not include […] [Read More]
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Going nowhere fast on I-95

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Yes, rush hour is over, for awhile. In the meantime, though, a combination of road work, an accident and a lot of people taking the highway are bogging I-95 down. Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (41114020) Delays – DARIEN I95S at Exit 15 (RTE 7 NB) at 4/11/2014 11:41:17 AM #cttraffic 27m Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (41114019) Delays – NORWALK […] [Read More]
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