I-95 north in Darien reopens following tractor trailer fire, but congestion remains

A file photo of a Connecticut State Police vehicle.
A file photo of a Connecticut State Police vehicle.(WFSB)
Published: Jun. 1, 2022 at 7:40 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 1, 2022 at 9:53 AM EDT
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DARIEN, CT (WFSB) - A portion of Interstate 95 was closed in Darien because of a tractor trailer fire.

According to the state Department of Transportation, the highway was closed on the northbound side between exits 12 and 13 around 7 a.m. on Wednesday.

One lane of the highway was open around 8:30 a.m.

The right and center lanes remained closed.

Congestion of 6.8 miles was reported.

There’s no word on injuries or a cause.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.