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Updates: Travel Alerts & Closings

Look to Clinton Patch for updates as the Blizzard of 2013 arrives in Connecticut.

 

Public transportation is gradually coming to a stop as the storm progresses.

  • Regional bus services provided by SEAT makes its last run Friday at 1 p.m. with plans to stop service at 2 p.m. Service is expect to resume on Saturday Feb. 9 at noon but that will depend on the weather. 
  • The 9 Town Transit will end all service at 2:30 p.m. Friday.  There will be no service on Saturday, February 9. Service will resume a regular schedule on Monday, February 11. 
  • CT TRANSIT bus service will begin shutting down service at 4 p.m. Friday, and all buses will stop running by 6 p.m. This shut down will be in effect for the entire state until further notice.
  • Metro-North was adding extra trains to the schedule earlier Friday but will plan to scale back services beginning at what would normally be peak travel times this afternoon.
  • Bradley International Airport is suspending all commercial airline traffic as of 1:30 p.m. Friday and flights are not expected to resume until mid-to-late morning on Saturday. The airport will remain open as long as airport personnel are not in harm's way. Passengers are encouraged to contact their specific airline for more details about the next scheduled flights. Phone lines are jammed right now so the best way to get information about a flight is through the airline's website, Facebook or Twitter pages. 
  • New London's Cross Sound Ferry has suspended services due to high winds.

All Clinton public schools are closed today, Friday, Feb. 8. There will be no school activities held over the weekend.

In addition, the Department of Public Works has issued a parking ban that is in effect beginning this morning at 6am. The parking ban means that no vehicles or items (such as trash cans or debris) can be left on the street.  Please clear the way for the snow plows.

First Selectman Willie Fritz has issued a statement regarding the storm. Any future messages will be posted on Patch. 

Please come back to Clinton Patch for updates during the day on the blizzard.

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