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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The State Department of Transportation is hitting the reset button on the Scajaquada Corridor. A new planning process will begin for the roadway - led by the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council. Previous studies have been unable to reach consensus on what...
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Mike Baggerman
September 09, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Joel Giambra's petition to increase the speed of the Scajaquada Corridor from 30 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour was met with some resistance. https://wben.radio.com/articles/petition-seeks-ramp-speed-scajaquada Justin Booth, the co-chair of the Scajaquada Corridor...
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Brian Mazurowski
September 06, 2019 - 11:05 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - There's a new push to change the speed limit on the Scajaquada, this time in the opposite direction. Former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra is spearheading a petition to change the speed limit on Route 198 to 55MPH. "I use that corridor often," Giambra told WBEN. "I've yet...
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Mike Baggerman
January 08, 2018 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Monday's announcement that the New York State Department of Transportation will rescind its work on the Scajaquada Corridor Project meant a victory for Olmsted Parks Advocates. "This community has shown its orange colors here," Stephanie Crockatt, Executive Director of...
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#SaveDelawarePark forum
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Richard Root
November 09, 2017 - 5:36 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A new campaign has been launched to try and stop the State Department of Transportation from proceeding with its plans for the Scajaquada Expressway. The newly launched #SaveDelawarePark campaign was the focus of a community forum last night. As the end of the year quickly...
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Richard Root
October 27, 2017 - 2:27 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - One person has died a result of a crash on Delaware Avenue that had the road closed in both directions between Forest Avenue and Nottingham Terrace in the early morning hours. The accident was reported shortly after midnight Friday, at the Route 198 overpass over Delaware...
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Richard Root
August 11, 2017 - 3:08 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are announcing an arrest in an accident in the 198 Thursday morning. Police 31-year-old Taylor Jones of Buffalo was charged with DWI and leaving the scene of a property accident damage after his vehicle smashed into a parked construction vehicle on the westbound...
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Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2017 - 9:40 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo’s Olmsted Parks Conservancy Executive Director Stephanie Crockatt has reservations about the New York State Department of Transportation’s plan to turn the Scajaquada Expressway into a boulevard. “My initial reaction is I hope this isn’t the final design,” she said. “...
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Mike Baggerman
June 15, 2017 - 2:02 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The 37th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, a 3.5-mile road race, is Thursday evening beginning at 6:45 p.m. and the annual race will, once again, cause significant road closures on Thursday evening. The following roads are closed between 5-8 p.m. Amherst (from Colvin to...
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