Well I can't explain that. Interestingly, waze isn't currently giving me I-84 as the default. Not surprisingly, as I am not near Connecticut, if I chose any of the routes, I just get a "Proceed to highlighted route" banner.
Regional Coordinator: Mid-Atlantic, US
Verizon, Nexus 6, Android 6.0.1, Waze 18.104.22.168