The BlogJam

Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Traffic is moving across the Moses Wheeler Bridge on I-95 in Stratford this early AM. live cam.

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

on
UPDATE 9:20 AM There is a bit of a delay on I-95 south in Norwalk. Otherwise, it’s all good. UPDATE 9 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (111114011) Delays – STAMFORD I95S at Exit 9 (US 1(MAIN ST)) at 11/11/2014 8:53:33 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8:15 AM Here’s the situation out there right now. Things aren’t too bad on […] [Read More]
Categories: General
huge

What’s up with traffic in SW CT this morning?

on
UPDATE 2 PM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (111014021) Delays – FAIRFIELD I95S at Exit 24 (CHAMBERS ST) at 11/10/2014 1:51:59 PM #cttraffic Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (111014020) Disabled Vehicle – FAIRFIELD I95S 0.17 miles beyond Exit 22 (RTE 135) at UPDATE 9:40 AM Traffic is slow on Route 8 south in Ansonia and Derby but moving smoothly everywhere else […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Rail officials to discuss future funding

on
NEW HAVEN – The Federal Railroad Administration will host an open house Monday to discuss future investments in the Northeast corridor rail system. Dubbed the NEC FUTURE program, the session is intended to provide the public an opportunity to learn about the program, ask questions, and provide feedback in an informal setting. The meeting will […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Metro-North half-hourly off-peak and weekend service starts today

on
Metro-North’s new half-hourly off-peak and weekend schedule for the full length of the New Haven Line starts today. The schedule adds three new midday trains from New Haven, and four from Grand Central. Governor Malloy P. Malloy praised the change in a statement issued Sunday, calling it a “perfect” example of improvements that the state […] [Read More]
Categories: General
I-95 south in Bridgeport is already jammed this AM. LIVE CAM.

What’s up with traffic in SW CT today?

on
UPDATE: 10:41 AM DOT says eastbound lanes have reopened I-84 in Newtown. Lanes were closed for six hours. Expect some residual delays. UPDATE: 9:49 AM Eastbound I-84 in Newtown remains closed. Local streets remain gridlocked including Route 25. PREVIOUS POSTS Interstate 84 The two tractor trailer accident on I-84 in Newtown has turned out to […] [Read More]
Categories: General
joe

Metro-North president details improvement plan

on
So what is Metro-North doing after a train derailment in Bridgeport, a fatal crash in New York and the death of a Metro-North worker in West Haven? On Thursday, Metro-North President Joesph Giulietti released a letter on what the railroad has done – and is planning to do – to address the findings of a […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Truck hits bridge near rail station; delays trains

on
UPDATE, 10:57 a.m.  This just in from Metro-North: Substitute Bus Service will be provided for the 9:52 a.m. train from Redding making all stops to Danbury. The bus is expected to arrive approximately at 10:45 a.m. Bus Service will also be provided for the 10:35 a.m. train from Danbury making all stops to South Norwalk. […] [Read More]
Categories: General
A dark and wet morning on I-95 in Stratford. LIVE CAM.

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

on
UPDATE: 9:45 AM We well past the AM rush hour, but we still have problems on the roads. Interstate 95 Southbound traffic is still very slow between Fairfield and Darien. That’s a 10-mile delay with speeds in the teens. And a disabled vehicle on the SB shoulder near Exit Westport isn’t helping things. Merritt Parkway […] [Read More]
Categories: General