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.
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The state Department of Transportation plans to close a lane on I-95 northbound in the vicinity of Exit 71 in Old Lyme and East Lyme between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday to allow for road milling and paving.
Crews have closed the left lane of Interstate 95 north near Exit 71 for construction, causing delays as far back as the Raymond E. Baldwin Bridge.
Traffic was moving slowly over the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Wednesday afternoon even after crews cleared a three-car crash on the southbound side.
A two-car crash closed the left lane of Interstate 95 north between exits 81 and 82 Wednesday morning, the state Department of Transportation said in an alert.
Professor says possibility of a Long Island Sound tunnel ought to have “significant relevance” for New London-area businesses.
A pedestrian was hit by a box truck while on Interstate 95 early Saturday morning and transported to the hospital with a serious injury.
Crews on Tuesday afternoon were working to clear a two-car wreck on Interstate 95 north, the state Department of Transportation said.
The work is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and motorists are advised to drive slow and expect delays, according to a release from state Sen. Paul Formica. In the event of adverse weather, the work will take place Wednesday.
Crews closed two lanes of the southbound Gold Star Memorial Bridge Monday morning because of a multiple-vehicle crash, the State Department of Transportation said.
A two-car crash has closed the right lane of Interstate 95 north, the state Department of Transportation said in a Thursday alert.
The signs on Interstate 95 directing motorists to downtown Groton are being switched to a different exit.
A crash that happened around 7:45 a.m. on Interstate 95 south made travel conditions even more difficult on a day already affected by heavy rain.
A one-car crash on the southbound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge left traffic moving at a crawl Monday morning as snow coated the roads.
While crews quickly cleared a two-car crash on the southbound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Tuesday morning, a state Department of Transportation website shows heavy delays remain in the area.
Crews have patched up a large pothole that developed on Interstate 95 south Monday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The driver of a ShopRite tractor-trailer was charged with following too close after a 7-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 South on Thursday afternoon, according to state police.
Rather than advocating for widening Interstate 95 in both directions from the New York to the Rhode Island border, the state is calling for "strategic" widening in spots to ease traffic congestion.
Although crews have cleared up a Thursday afternoon crash that involved a tractor-trailer and six other vehicles, residual delays remained on Interstate 95 south.
Two people were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital following a one-car rollover on I-95 northbound, prior to exit 89, on Saturday morning. Earlier, a state police cruiser had spun out on I-95 in Old Lyme.
As the state grapples with how to fix its transportation fund, local officials and transit workers voiced concerns to the state Department of Transportation commissioner on Wednesday over the impact of proposed cuts.
A two-car crash temporarily closed two lanes of the southbound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Wednesday morning.
Traffic moved slowly near Exit 91 of Interstate 95 north for several hours Friday morning because of an overturned tractor-trailer.
A total of $4.3 billion in transportation projects across the state, including work on Interstate 95 in southeastern Connecticut, are "postponed indefinitely until new revenue is appropriated for the Special Transportation Fund," Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.
Aging infrastructure, congested highways, and increased demand for rail and bus service are among the transportation challenges confronting the state as it looks ahead to the future, according to an updated long-range plan from the state Department of Transportation.