Tractor-trailer crash cleared on Bulkeley Bridge

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A tractor-trailer crash on the Bulkeley Bridge in Hartford that was causing some problems for commuters Wednesday has been cleared.

The Department of Transportation reported just after 8:30 a.m. that all lanes were open.

The crash happened between exits 54 and 51 on I-84 westbound.

It happened around 6:54 a.m., according to the DOT. However, drivers said that traffic became increasingly congested around 7 a.m.

Route 2 commuters merging onto I-84 said it was slow going.

State police reported that the Founders Bridge was being used as an alternate route.

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