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.
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.
A Route 1 bridge replacement starts this week as traffic backups have hit a high point near the Exit 74 interchange connected with the Costco development.
Nighttime tree and vegetation removal is slated to take place Tuesday, Aug. 6, through Friday, Sept. 27, on Interstate 95 northbound from Exit 62 in Clinton to Exit 71 in Old Lyme.
The 1,300-foot-long viaduct, which was built in 1964, runs alongside the Providence Place Mall and carries about 220,000 vehicles per day.
The New London Fire Department said it extinguished a vehicle fire on Interstate 95 Northbound prior to Exit 85 that was reported at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday.
Interstate 95 north was closed between exits 73 and 74 because of a jackknifed truck, the state Department of Transportation said in an alert.
For 10 days starting Friday evening, the state Department of Transportation will close the southbound section of Interstate 395 to complete a $6 million bridge rehabilitation where the highway crosses Route 85 in Waterford.
The man who fled a traffic stop but was captured near the Pawcatuck Little League complex Sunday was wanted for fatally shooting a man in Georgia, state police said.
State and local police were able to apprehend a man in the woods next to the Pawcatuck Little League complex early Sunday night after he fled on foot from a state police traffic stop on Interstate 95.
North Stonington’s rest stop, off the southbound side of Interstate 95, and six other rest areas went back into full operation on Monday
It was a relatively small budget cut that became an annoyance to motorists, and a symbol of Connecticut’s fiscal woes: Curtailing access to indoor bathrooms at seven highway rest areas quickly dubbed “unwelcome centers.”