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

What’s up with SW CT traffic today?

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UPDATED 9:20 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (-90514002) Road Work – FAIRFIELD I95N at Exit 19 (CENTER ST) at 9/5/2014 9:16:45 AM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (90514024) Delays – STAMFORD I95S 0.42 miles beyond Exit 7 (ATLANTIC ST) at 9/5/2014 9:11:25 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 8:55 AM The morning commute moves south… Incident: Delays - DARIEN Description: Delays. I-95 Southbound is […] [Read More]
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I-95 at Stuart Avenue in Norwalk, 6:40 AM

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UPDATED 9:05 AM I-95 south is busy from Stratford to the Norwalk line, then eases considerably. The Merritt’s heaviest density now is from White Plains Road in Trumbull to Old Stamford Road. Route 7 south is jammed into Norwalk. UPDATED 8:25 AM I-95 south is busy all the way through Fairfield County. The Merritt has […] [Read More]
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It's a smooth ride near Exit 25 on I-95 in Bridgeport. LIVE CAM.

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UPDATED 9:30 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (90314027) Delays – NORWALK S15S 0.34 miles beyond Exit 40A (MAIN AVE) at 9/3/2014  #cttraffic UPDATED 8:40 AM Accidents, and delays pretty much everywhere now. Incident: Motor Vehicle Accident - MILFORD Description: Motor Vehicle Accident (2 Vehicle) on RT15 Southbound between Exits 56 and 55. The right lane is closed. Reported Wednesday, […] [Read More]
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Two seriously injured in Shelton crash

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SHELTON — Two people had to be cut out of their vehicle after it crashed into rocks on the side of Route 8 north on Tuesday night. The accident site was between Exits 12 and 13. Firefighters and medics from Echo Hose Co. responded at 8:30 p.m.  to find a vehicle into the rocks with two […] [Read More]
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Cars and trucks with headlights on pass by the Darien service area near Exit 13. LIVE CAM.

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UPDATED 11:30 AM Incident: Motor Vehicle Accident - SEYMOUR Description: RT8 Northbound CLOSED between Exits 19 and 21 because of Motor Vehicle Accident (). Reported Tuesday, September 2 at 11:14 am. Estimated Duration: 1 hour or less UPDATED 9:35 AM Traffic remains heavy on both the Merritt Parkway and I-95 southbound through Fairfield County. Although there are […] [Read More]
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Metro-North’s Danbury Branch back on schedule after lengthy delays

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8:35 PM Update: The signal problems plaguing the Danbury Branch have been resolved, and trains are now running on schedule or close to it. Metro-North says it’s sorry for the inconvenience. ————————— Commuters taking Metro-North to the Danbury area are in for an unpleasant end to the Labor Day weekend. The MTA is reporting northbound […] [Read More]
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Traffic is light near Exit 8 on I-95 in Stamford at 6 AM. LIVE CAM.

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UPDATE: 8:59 AM Clearly, the best commuting day of the week. No accidents or big backups. All major roads were in great shape this AM. UPDATE: 8:26 AM There is a vehicle fire on I-84 east, between Exits 8 and 9. UPDATE: 8:20 AM Traffic conditions are actually improving. Merritt Parkway The slowest southbound traffic […] [Read More]
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Overnight road work roundup for Aug. 28

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the following closures: GREENWICH: Road Work on I-95 Southbound between Exits 3 and 2 (1.7 miles) in effect today until Friday, August 29 at 6:00 am. The left lane is closed. ORANGE: Road Work on RT15 Southbound between Exits 57 and 56 (1.3 miles) in effect today until Friday, August […] [Read More]
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