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.
Massachusetts State Police say the double fatal crash happened at about 2 a.m. inside the Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill Jr. Tunnel.
Investigators said it appears a group of several motorcyclists were riding on the northbound portion of the Interstate 93 tunnel.
Police said that for reasons that are still under investigation, two of the riders lost control of their motorcycles in the tunnel at Exit 23 and crashed, each suffering fatal injuries.
Both were determined to be dead at the scene.
Police described both victims as young adult males. Their identities were not immediately released.
The tunnel was built as part of Boston's massive Big Dig transportation project and opened to traffic in 2003.
The state Department of Transportation has announced that it is doing work on the two bridges that carry Interstate 95 north and south over Taugwonk Road and that at times next month the southbound on-ramp will be closed at night.
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Emergency crews are responding to a rollover near Exit 83 off Interstate 95 north.
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A crane driving along Interstate 95 snagged several 35,000-volt power lines Tuesday morning, bringing two down and causing what officials are considering “a severe emergency.”
The state Department of Transportation will be implementing nighttime lane closures on the southbound lanes of the Gold Star Bridge, starting at 7 p.m. Monday.
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State police said a New York man died in a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a large truck, which closed Interstate 95 south between exits 68 and 67 for several hours Tuesday.
Of the 10 fatal wrong-way crashes Connecticut has seen on Interstate 95 since 2010, three have been in Stonington, leaving officials wondering why and whether anything can be done.
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Police and emergency crews were called to the scene of a head-on collision Saturday caused by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 95 in Stonington.
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State police declined to release new information Monday about the Interstate 95 wrong-way crash that left two people dead and three seriously injured early Sunday.
State police say two people were killed and three seriously injured in a head-on collision in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 just north of Exit 91 around 12:45 a.m. Sunday.
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Traffic is congested on Interstate 95 south between exits 73 and 70 because of a two-car crash, the state Department of Transportation said.
State police at Troop E in Montville said they arrested a Newington man early Saturday who drove a pickup truck in the wrong direction on Interstate 95 from Stonington to East Lyme.
The truck driver who struck and killed Ashley Ferguson Jones also is facing criminal charges of negligent homicide and failure to drive in the proper lane.
A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 north caused 3.3 miles of backup Tuesday morning, the state Department of Transportation said.
Two separate car accidents in the vicinity of exits 70 and 71 on both north and southbound sides of Interstate 95 are causing significant traffic delays Wednesday night.
State police said 41-year-old Mayro A. Estrada of Providence died in Tuesday's crash off Interstate 95 south in Groton.
A tractor-trailer driver died Tuesday after driving off the left side of Interstate 95 south and down an embankment just past Exit 89, state police said.
A Massachusetts man was killed and his passenger injured Friday in a fiery crash on Interstate 95 in Rhode Island.