Route 116 closed Thursday following utility pole crash

Route 116 will remain closed Thursday, Jan. 31, following a utility pole crash earlier in the morning. Ridgefield Capt. Shawn Platt said the state highway, also known as North Salem Road, will be shutdown through Thursday evening commuter hours. He said the road would likely remain closed until 6 p.m. if not later.  Fire police have set up detours at the intersections of Maple … read more

Car strikes utility pole on North Salem Road, driver extricated

(Cody Jung photo)

UPDATE, 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 — Ridgefield police hope to have Rt. 116 open by RHS release time, but Barlow Mountain will be closed between North Street and Rt. 116 (North Salem Road). Ridgefield first responders extricated a driver following a one-car crash on North Salem Road (Route 116) shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3. According to reports, the … read more

Wind damage: Downed tree on Ridgebury Road creates detour

Ridgefield drivers beware: Monday’s high winds are causing damage all over town. Update — 2:26 p.m.: Route 116 is clear, with debris on both sides of the road. Police have set up a detour on Ridgebury Road close to Tiger Hollow.  Traffic headed north on Ridgebury is being detoured through Sherwood Road. Other wind affected areas downed trees and wires … read more

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