Dozens of roads were closed, train service was affected, and flights were canceled in the aftermath of Winter Storm Elsa.
Channel 3 tracked more than 40 road closures from downed wires and trees on Thursday morning.
Wet, heavy snow blanketed most of the state and weighed down trees and power lines.
"I got some friends who are further north who have a tree across their driveway so it would be nice to go and help them," said Jeremy Taylor in Guilford. "I’m a teacher so I’m not going to work today so I’m going to get a chainsaw and help them out."
The Early Warning Weather Tracker was all over Connecticut, from Guilford where half the town was without power to the hills of Waterbury where kids had the day off from school.
"I’m ready for spring," said David Plisko of Branford.
Parents said they still had a lot to do.
"I had trouble with the snowblower too," said Tony Ciminera of Waterbury. "Normally it will throw it 15 feet and today it was like 8/10 feet."
State police issued a warning to drivers on Thursday morning to clear their vehicles.
On the rails, Metro-North reported operating on a reduced scheduled. Check it outhere
Shoreline east reported that its service has been suspended indefinitely.
CT Transit also said its buses are delayed.
"As a result of the significant snowfall, while all efforts are being made to operate regularly scheduled service, there may be delays on some routes," CT Transit said in a statement. "Customers should anticipate delays in service in greater Hartford this morning."
At Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, airport officials reported that the airlines are still catching up with their schedules.
"More than half of our flights were canceled [Wednesday], with the most impact to the afternoon and evening schedules," said Alisa Sisic, manager of marketing, public information officer, Bradley Airport.
Approximately 30 percent of morning departures canceled.
"However, [Thursday] afternoon’s schedule is on track with only a small number of cancellations and delays," Sisic said. "Passengers are advised to contact their airline regarding their individual flight itineraries and any potential rebooking options before heading to the airport."
Get updates on flights from the airport's website here.
Here is a list of road closures as reported by the Department of Transportation: ROXBURY - Route 67 CLOSED near Wellers Bridge Road because of Wires in road. WOODBURY - Route 6 CLOSED at Route 317 because of a Tree down in wires. BRIDGEWATER - Route 133 CLOSED near Beach Hill Road because of a Tree down in wires. BERLIN - Route 71 CLOSED at Church Street because of wires down on roadway. RIDGEFIELD - Route 116 CLOSED near Wooster Street because of Wires down on road. BETHANY - Route 42 CLOSED at Cook Lane because of a tree down in wires. SHERMAN - Route 55 CLOSED by Anderson Road because of a tree down in wires. EAST HADDAM - Route 434 CLOSED near Sheepskin Hollow Road because of a Tree on a Car. HEBRON - Route 85 CLOSED at Mai Road because of Wires Down. SEYMOUR - Route 115 CLOSED by Colony Street because of a tree in wires. BLOOMFIELD - Route 178 CLOSED near Woodford Road because of Wires down on road. MARLBOROUGH - Route 66 CLOSED between James Lane & Blackledge Drive because of a tree down in wires. WOODSTOCK - Route 171 CLOSED near Bradford Corner Road because of a Tree in Wires. RIDGEFIELD - Route 116 CLOSED at Continental Drive because of a tree in wires. REDDING - Route 107 CLOSED at Hill Road because of a tree in wires. N. STONINGTON - Route 216 at Dennison Hill Road CLOSED because of tree down (In Roadway) with wires. REDDING - Route 107 CLOSED at Redding Road because of a tree in wires. NORTH BRANFORD - Route 22 @ Forest Rd CLOSED because of Tree Down (In Roadway). RIDGEFIELD - Route 102 CLOSED at Old Branchville Road because of a tree down in wires. HAMPTON - Route 97 CLOSED between Route 6 and Windham Road because of a tree down with wires. EAST HADDAM - State Route 434 CLOSED because of trees down in wires. OLD SAYBROOK - Route 154 @ Gates Rd CLOSED because of Tree Down with wires(In Roadway). ESSEX - Route 153 @ Maras Hill Rd CLOSED because of Tree Down with Wires(In Roadway). MIDDLEBURY - Route 188 CLOSED between Wheeler Road and Curtis Drive because of wires down in roadway. PUTNAM - Route 12 CLOSED between Hurry Hill Road and Ware Road, for a tree down in wires. BETHANY - Route 42 CLOSED at Horseshoe Drive, for a tree down in wires. WASHINGTON - Route 47 CLOSED between Moody Bridge Road and School St. because of a tree down in wires. WETHERSFIELD - Route 314 CLOSED between Parkview Dr. and Goodrich Dr. because of a tree down in wires. MADISON - Route 1 @ Lovers CLOSED because of Tree Down with wires (In Roadway). NORWALK - Route 7 @ #700 Main Ave CLOSED because of Tree Down with Wires(In Roadway). THOMPSON - ROUTE 21 CLOSED AT VERNON LN DUE TO TREES IN WIRES (). NORWALK - Route 53 @ Chestnut Hill Rd & Pumpkin Ln CLOSED because of Tree Down with Wires(In Roadway). WESTON - Route 53 @ Old Hyde Rd CLOSED because of Tree Down with Wires(In Roadway). EASTON - Route 59 @ Ridgeway Rd CLOSED because of Tree Down with Wires(In Roadway). EASTON - Route 59 @ North Park Ave CLOSED because of Tree Down with Wires (In Roadway). WASHINGTON - ROUTE 199 CLOSED AT NICHOLS HILL RD DUE TO TREE IN WIRES (). LEBANON - Rt. 16 Road CLOSED by Rt. 207 because tree and wires down. COLCHESTER - Rt 616 Road CLOSED between Bacon Academy and Rt 2 because tree and wires down. WOODSTOCK - Route 171 CLOSED between Perrin Road and County Road because of Motor Vehicle Accident (Car/Pole) WILLINGTON - Rt 74 Road CLOSED by Glass factory Road because of tree limb in the power lines. E. HARTFORD - RT2 Eastbound CLOSED between Exits 5A and 5B because of Motor Vehicle Accident (Multi Vehicle)Keep up-to-date on the traffic situation with the Channel 3 traffic map here.
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