Interstate 95 is a fact of life on the East Coast. Drivers passing through the Northeast can barely avoid the state's 112-mile portion of I-95. Connecticut's section of the interstate is one of the most congested of any I-95 state and has one of the highest densities of exits. Using state and federal data pertaining to highway usage, accidents and safety, The Day has examined I-95's problems and challenges.
A fluid spill at the Connecticut-Rhode Island border has closed the Exit 93 off-ramp on I-95.
The driver of a tractor-trailer involved in an October 2014 highway crash in Waterford that killed a 26-year-old man and his fiance's two children pleaded guilty Tuesday in New London Superior Court to three counts of negligent homicide and reckless driving.
A two-car crash closed the left lane of Interstate 95 south for about half an hour Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
State police say they have arrested the man who was driving a tractor-trailer that struck and killed a 31-year-old Middletown woman on Interstate 95 south last year.
Two women — one from Guilford and another from Pennsylvania — died Wednesday afternoon when a heavily braking dump truck collided with the back of their car on Interstate 95 north, according to state police.
Emergency crews responded Tuesday night to a tractor trailer engulfed in flames on northbound Interstate 95 between Exits 81 and 82.
A two-car crash that happened about 7:30 a.m. slowed the morning commute on Interstate 95 south for about an hour Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Crews closed a lane of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge for about an hour Monday morning following a crash that happened just beyond Exit 86.
The schools' superintendent has informed parents and guardians that the trimming and cutting of trees on Interstate 95 South between East Lyme and Old Lyme may delay afternoon school buses.
The state Department of Transportation's project to remove damaged trees along the southbound lanes of Interstate 95, between Exit 74 in East Lyme and Exit 70 in Old Lyme, began Monday and is scheduled to be completed by Oct. 9, weather permitting.
The state Department of Transportation said it plans to remove about 170 trees along Interstate 95 southbound, between Exit 74 in East Lyme and Exit 70 in Old Lyme, that were "significantly damaged and compromised" due to the infestation of gypsy moths this spring and early summer.
If you happened to drive by the Cohanzie fire station on Dayton Road on Thursday, you might have done a double take at the sight in its parking lot. Perched atop a beaten-up silver car sat a yellow, rusting dump truck. Just behind it, a red tractor-trailer cab rested comfortably — smack on top of a blue pickup.
Officials closed two lanes of Interstate 95 south Thursday morning after the backup from one crash caused another between exits 83 and 82.
A multiple-vehicle accident slowed traffic on the southbound side of Interstate 95 between exits 73 and 72.
State police have identified a Groton man as the operator of a motorcycle involved in a wreck that temporarily closed Interstate 95 south on Saturday.
Interstate 95 Southbound has been closed due to a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle.
The state Department of Transportation has announced a list of lane closures for bridge inspections across the state scheduled between Saturday through Friday, Aug. 11.
All lanes of Interstate 95 north between exits 73 and 74 were reopened about an hour after a four-vehicle crash occurred there Friday morning.
A multiple-vehicle crash closed the left lane of Interstate 95 north in East Lyme for about 45 minutes Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A vehicle fire closed the right lane of Interstate 95 south between exits 83 and 82 for about 30 minutes Wednesday morning.
A one-vehicle crash closed the left lane of Interstate 95 south between exits 70 and 69 for about an hour Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Rhode Island State Police early Friday arrested a woman they said drove the wrong way on Interstate 95 south near Exit 1 before crashing into a Jersey barrier near Exit 2.
A two-vehicle crash temporarily closed the two left lanes of Interstate 95 south between exits 88 and 87, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Federal Railroad Administration is expected as early as this month to release a blueprint of its future plans to build a new inland high-speed rail line — a plan that has raised deep concerns and near unanimous opposition in New London and most of southeastern Connecticut.
A collision between a tractor-trailer and a car had closed the two right lanes of Interstate 95 south just before the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Wednesday afternoon.