Ridgefield police reopen Route 116

Route 116 has been reopened following a one-car crash near Barrack Hill Road Thursday, Jan. 31. The accident damaged a telephone utility pole and closed the section between Saw Mill Hill Road and Barrack Hill Road for more than 20 hours. Ridgefield police had set up several detours on the state highway (also known as North Salem Road), advising drivers … read more

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

Letter: Too busy to help

To the Editor: I am writing this to the townspeople of Ridgefield to describe an incident that I find truly disturbing. There was a rather serious two-car collision on Route 116 around 9:20 a.m. on May 11. My 17-year-old daughter was on her way to class at RHS and happened to be behind a white Subaru driven by a 94-year-old … read more

Two-car accident closes Route 116 for 30 minutes

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that there was an ambulance on scene and that someone was transported to Danbury Hospital with injuries. The Ridgefield Fire Department helped clear a two-car accident on North Salem Road (Route 116) Thursday, May 11, around 9:20 a.m. Acting Fire Chief Jerry Myers said a Ridgefield ambulance transported one of 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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