Truck on Merritt Parkway closes lane, slows traffic
A disabled tractor-trailer truck on the Merritt Parkway has closed the northbound left lane in Stratford for about an hour Wednesday morning.
The truck - that is not allowed on the parkway - was between Exits 52 (Route 8) and 53 (Route 110).
At 8:24 a.m., northbound traffic was congested 1.6 miles.
The scene was cleared by 8:45 a.m. and traffic resumed at the normal speed.
The current fine for driving a truck on the Merritt and Wilbur Cross parkways is $100.