More than 35K power outages, downed trees reported from nor’easter

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CONNECTICUT (WTNH) — There is still more than 35,000 power outages Thursday after a nor’easter ripped through Connecticut on Wednesday night.

Eversource and United Illuminating have not announced restoration times.

For school closings, click here.

Related: Flood Watch and Wind Advisory for the entire state of Connecticut

In addition to power outages, the storm caused localized flooding, ponding, and knocked down some trees.

Officials say the following roads are closed until further notice:


  • Route 169 at Brooklyn Common and Canterbury Road


  • Trees and branches on roadways in 80 block of East Mountain Road; the 80 block of Washburn Road and Dyer Avenue at the intersection of Albany Turnpike
  • Dyer Avenue
  • Pine Acres Drive
  • East Hill Road
  • Washburn Road
  • High Street
  • East Mountain Road
  • Breezy Hill Road


  • Edgarton Road


  • Route 7 between Cornwall Bridge and Route 4

East Hampton

  • Daniel Street
  • Hog Hill Road
  • Main Street near #136 southbound lane is closed
  • Lake Drive at Mohawk is down to one lane


  • Route 109 closed at #373 by Washington Ridge Road
  • Moody Road between North Maple Street and Park Street. Business traffic can access Angina Drive.
  • Route 190 from the Somers town line and Katie Lane


  • Route 189 between Wells Road and East Street


  • Route 12 at Waterman Street


  • Shewville Road between Iron Street and Silas Deane Road (North of Route 214)


  • Porter Street and Woodbridge Street are partially blocked due to downed power lines

New Canaan

  • Metro North Railroad delayed due to tree down across the tracks near Springdale

New Milford

  • Route 109 closed at #373 by Washington Ridge Road


  • Poverty Hollow near Newtown town line

North Branford

  • Forest Road (Route 22) between Northford Center and Foote Hill Road


  • Route 21 at Pitkin Road


  • Poverty Hollow near Newtown town line
  • Route 7 between Honey Hill Road and Old Mill Road


  • Route 41 at Boyd Road


  • Route 7 closed between Route 128 and Route 4


  • HopBrook at Hop Hollow
  • Westledge Road
  • West Mountain Road at Rockland Road
  • Deepwood/Alder
  • Hedgehog at Victoria
  • Park Road
  • Cardinal Road

South Windsor

  • Route 5 between Strong Road and Glendale Road Southbound
  • No functioning traffic lights from Glendale Road to East Hartford town line


  • County Road at Defashion Street


  • Water Street between Broad Street and High Street
  • Lords Point also has road closures and power outages


  • Old Stafford Rd between Crossen Drive and Amanda Way


  • Hartford Turnpike (Route 30) between Center Road and Cold Spring Road
  • Bolton in the area of 818, just North of the Bolton town line
  • Rau Street, between Grand Avenue and Spring Street
  • Bolton Road at Bamforth Road


  • CLEARED — Debris on Route 15 Southbound between Exits 66 and 65. The right lane is closed.


  • Harkness Memorial State Park closed for the day for tree cleanup and threat of additional high winds


  • Bayberry Lane is closed at Dorchester Drive. Officials advise for commuters to use North Avenue or Sturges Highway to bypass the closure


  • Newtown Turnpike near Cavalry Hill Road

West Hartford

  • 1439 Boulevard (Eastbound from Troutbrook Drive closed)
  • 193 North Quaker (Impassable in both directions)
  • Asylum Ave @ North Quaker (Impassable in all directions)
  • 75 Shadow Lane (Impassable)
  • 25 Knollwood (Impassable)


  • Berlin Turnpike near Nott Street- The Turnpike is closed southbound between the Village apartments and Nott Street


  • Route 33 between Belden Hill Road and Middlebrook Farm Road
  • Sturges Ridge Road near # 35
  • Stirrup Lane near #18
  • Indian Hill Road near Pin Oak Lane
  • Mountain Road near Scribner Hill Road
  • Wilridge Road near #64
  • Warnicke Road

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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