I-84

Tree Canopy Over Merritt Parkway (file / credit: U.S. Department of Transportation via Wikipedia)

Days Are Numbered For Connecticut’s System Of Marking Highway Exits

The federal government wants Connecticut to get in line with most of the country, which means highway exits that correspond to mileage.

12/08/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

I-84 Truck Ban

Truck Drivers Spin And Fume In Snow With Interstate Closed To Commercial Traffic

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo restricted travel on three major interstates because of the winter storm that pounded the area Wednesday – including a ban on all commercial vehicles on Interstate 84.

11/26/2014

Car drives along I-84 on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

State Sen. Greg Ball Criticizes Cuomo For Closing I-84

A state senator says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a little too quick to shut down Interstate 84 when nasty weather strikes.

02/05/2014

Commuters walk through the MTA Subway at 42nd St/Times Square after there were delays with some of the trains due to inclement weather on February 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Robertson/Getty Images)

Commuters Stranded As Ice, Snow Wreaks Havoc On Mass Transit

Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.

02/05/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Storm-Related Transit And Traffic Updates

A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.

01/02/2014

Sign announcing detour due to eastbound I-84/684 bridge deck replacement project, Oct. 18, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Stretch Of Eastbound I-84 To Be Closed For Accelerated Bridge Deck Replacement Project

Starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Connecticut-bound traffic from I-84/684 will detour onto Route 6 in Brewster for about 18 hours.

10/18/2013

Sign warning of weekend westbound detour on I-84 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Westbound I-84 Closure Prompts Concerns About Traffic

Interstate 84 has been shut down this weekend, as New York State crews slide prefab bridge decks into place.

09/21/2013

Sign warning of weekend westbound detour on I-84 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Stretch Of I-84 To Be Shut Down For Accelerated Weekend Construction Project

The detour of the westbound lanes begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday and will last through Sunday.

09/19/2013

Armando Colon (Photo: Handout)

Upstate New York Teen En Route To Prom Killed In Crash On I-84

Heading into the holiday weekend, a community in the northern suburbs is dealing with a tragedy.

05/24/2013

Cross Bronx Expressway - Bronx, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: NYC DOT)

Transportation Planners Identify Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In NYC Area

Some of the top ten traffic bottlenecks in the New York City area are not in the five boroughs, but those roads that go around them, according to a new study.

12/19/2011

Bull moose crosses the road near Rockwood, Maine (credit: AP)

Conn. Officials Warn Drivers About Moose Along The Merritt Parkway, I-84

Dennis Schain at the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection says drivers are being warned on the heels of sightings in the western half of the state.

06/01/2011