Lanes reopen on Merritt Parkway after 2 accidents
UPDATE: 12:07 PM
All southbound lanes are open.
Expect residual delays southbound.
Northbound travel speeds have returned to normal.
UPDATE: 12:04 PM
All northbound lanes are open.
Right southbound lane remains closed.
UPDATE: 11:52 AM
Lanes remain closed; left lane northbound and right lane southbound, both near Exit 42.
Southbound travel remains the worst with an average speed of 16 mph.
Travel time from Route 8 in Trumbull to Route 7 in Norwalk is 65 minutes, according to DOT.
UPDATE: 11:35 AM
DOT says the northbound left lane is closed. Westport FD is on the scene. The accident is near the Exit 42 entrance ramp.
Northbound travel time from Route 7 in Norwalk to Route 8 in Trumbull is 37 minutes.
Travel is worse southbound with 3.6 miles of delays.
Travel time from Route 8 in Trumbull to Route 7 in Norwalk is 62 minutes.
Two separate accidents on the Merritt Parkway in Westport are affecting both north and southbound traffic.
The first accident, reported at 11:01 a.m., closed the left lane between Exits 42 and 44.
Seven minutes later, a two-vehicle accident, closed a southbound lane between Exits 44 and 42.
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