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.
Rhode Island state troopers and National Guard personnel began questioning all out-of-state drivers and informing them of a mandatory coronavirus quarantine.
I-95 northbound near exit 70 in Old Lyme was closed Thursday morning due to an overturned tractor-trailer.
Town police confirmed a pedestrian was struck Wednesday night by a car on the Interstate-95 south on-ramp at Route 85.
Soil was being excavated Wednesday in the area where a tractor-trailer carrying herbicides and pesticides caught fire on Tuesday and monitoring wells have been installed to evaluate groundwater.
Interstate 95 north is closed between exits 92 and 93, and was expected to remain so until midnight for cleanup, state police said.
A tractor-trailer driver fled the scene after merging into another vehicle and causing a seven-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Interstate 95 south in East Lyme, police said.
The town’s two state legislators say they are again urging the state Department of Transportation to take immediate action to prevent wrong-way drivers from accessing Interstate 95 at Exits 91-93.
An officer intercepted a wrong-way driver on Interstate 95 late Saturday night before he could crash into other vehicle. It was the second time in four days that a Stonington officer had stopped a wrong-way driver on the highway.
Gov. Ned Lamont, making a pitch for his transportation plan during his State of the State address, joked that legislators should vote right then and there. "We could do it right now," he quipped. "Can I have a show of hands?"
A public hearing on Gov. Ned Lamont's tolling proposal will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
The motorist sustained minor injuries.
After an SUV smashed into the southbound weigh station in 2018, the DMV has instead been using roaming vehicles with portable scales to monitor trucks.
Though stressing the need for transportation infrastructure improvements, several raised concerns over the governor's latest tolling proposal, including the potential clogging of local roads.
The former LuLu's Steak house site off Exit 75 in East Lyme has sat vacant for years, but there is renewed interest in its redevelopment.
Local Republican lawmakers say they are open to Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal to use low-interest federal loans to partly fund a 10-year, $18 billion transportation plan he intends to unveil soon.
A Rhode Island teenager who caused a wrong-way crash that killed three people and injured three others on Interstate 95 in Connecticut was driving with a suspended license.
A two-vehicle accident Wednesday on Interstate 95 north has prompted the closure of that section of highway between exits 92 and 93.
The Department of Transportation announced that the Interstate 95 south on- and off-ramps at Exit 74 will be closed from 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 through 6 a.m. Oct. 20.
Nighttime lane closures on the southbound side of the Gold Star Bridge are scheduled to begin the week of Sept. 30, DOT announced.
The empty ones in Groton, Stonington and North Stonington have been up since last year, but they should be getting panels soon.
A passenger in a car that that state police say tried to pass a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 at high speed and then crashed early Sunday morning, was flown by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital with suspected serious injuries.
Traffic-related concerns over ongoing Costco-related roadwork at the Interstate 95 Exit 74 interchange were raised last week.
A two-vehicle crash that occurred on Interstate 95 north between exits 73 and 74 has slowed traffic in the area.
A Department of Transportation project engineer has scheduled an "all-hands-on-deck meeting" Monday with the town, Costco developers and DOT.