Overturned vehicle closes SB Route 8 near I-95

February 7, 2019

An overturned motor vehicle has closed southbound Route 8 at the ramp to I-95 north in Bridgeport Thursday morning.

The accident was reported at 6:16 a.m.

Highway message signs in Bridgeport warm drivers “ACCIDENT RAMP CLOSED TO I-95 NORTH. USE ALTERNATE ROUTE”

Access to southbound I-95 is not affected.

State Department of Transportation trucks have locted the lane leading to the northbound I-95 ramp.

The crash could cause some big commuting problems for the thousands of vehicle that use this key connection to I-95.

No word yet on when the road and ramp will reopen.

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