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

Crash causes rush hour delays on Merritt

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation says motorists on the northbound Merritt Parkway should expect lane closures after a multi-vehicle crash occurred in Fairfield between exits 44 and 46. The accident was reported at 5:38 p.m. Monday, and traffic was backed up 9.4 miles to exit 40A, according to the DOT. [Read More]
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Rain causing traffic delays

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UPDATED 12:40 PM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71414024) Motor Vehicle Accident – STRATFORD I95N 0.65 miles before Exit 34 (US 1(BRIDGEPORT AVE)) at 7/14/2014 12:33:19 PM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71414023) Delays – DARIEN I95N at Exit 12 (RTE 136(TOKNEKE RD)) at 7/14/2014 12:27:46 PM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71414022) Delays – NORWALK I95S at Exit 15 (RTE 7 […] [Read More]
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Road work closes lane on I-95 in Greenwich

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Road work on I-95 southbound between exit 2 and the New York state line has closed the right lane, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The work is expected to continue until 2 p.m. Sunday. [Read More]
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Best tweets of the week on Metro-North

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Scattered delays on Metro-North

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Metro-North is now reporting some scattered delays on the New Haven Line. The 8:47 AM out of Greenwiich is running 10 minutes behind schedule. From South Norwalk, eastbound trains, the 9:11 and 9:33 AM to New Haven are running about 7 minutes late. The 9:08 AM train to New Canaan is about 7 minutes behind […] [Read More]
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Northboubd traffic starts to slow on I-95 near Exit 13 in Darien. LIVE CAM.

Smooth start to Friday commute

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UPDATED 9:20 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71114012) Delays – NEW CANAAN S15N at Exit 37 (RTE 124) at 7/11/2014 9:17:49 AM #cttraffic UPDATED 8:45 AM UPDATED 8:05 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (71114008) Delays – NORWALK I95S at Exit 16 (EAST AVE #1) at 7/11/2014 7:50:30 AM #cttraffic The only delays on I-95 south are in Norwalk at […] [Read More]
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Poll: Connecticut drivers aren’t that bad

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Connecticut ranks in the top 10 among a list of the best drivers in the nation according to a new poll by carinsurancecomparison.com. The website’s newest ranking lists all 50 states with the worst drivers to the best according to five categories: Fatalities rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled Failure to obey (traffic signals […] [Read More]
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Your guide to Thursday night road work

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It’s a busy time of year for road crews. The Connecticut Department of Transportation reports the following closures are in effect Thursday night. We’ll be updating this post as more closures are announced, so check back before you head out on the area’s highways. WESTPORT: Road Work on I-95 Southbound between Exits 18 and 17 (2.4 […] [Read More]
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