Jersey barriers and orange cones block Route 53 just south of its intersection with Umpawaug Road in Redding. There has been an increase in accidents on roads that act as unofficial detours for Route 53’s closure, and the closure of Poverty Hollow Road at its intersection with Stepney Road.

Accidents have increased on Redding road detours

The number of accidents on Redding roads, which act as official detours for closures on Route 53 and Poverty Hollow, have increased since those roads closed.


Boucher’s response to mileage tax is a resounding ‘no!’

Proponents of a state mileage tax will not find a friend in state Senator Toni Boucher of Wilton.


AAA projects nearly 43 million Americans will travel this July 4th holiday

Independence Day travel will explode as AAA projects nearly 43 million Americans nationally will travel between Thursday, June 30 and Monday, July 4.

Natural gas pipeline construction closed part of Old Ridgefield Road.

Road closures nearby

Since Monday, June 13, both Poverty Hollow Road and Route 53 in Redding will be closed to traffic until August.

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