City of Tonawanda

Tom Puckett
March 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) After trucks were crashing into the CSX Bridge on Young Street in Tonawanda at a rate of once a week, an executive order banned trucks from there. But a meeting is set for tonight on what else can be done. This meeting an already scheduled meeting of the traffic and safety...
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Cheryl Ward (left) and Cindi Barraclough (right) stand in front of the Young Street bridge, where more than 50 trucks became stuck over the last several years, including three in the last three weeks. March 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 10:10 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) – Thursday morning’s announcement by City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis that trucks are banned on Young Street between Fillmore Street and Twin Cities Highway was thrilling news for business owners and neighbors who have dealt with trucks hitting the CSX overpass for years. “...
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Truck hits Young Street overpass. February 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 28, 2019 - 12:59 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - For the second time in ten days, a tractor-trailer hit the Young Street overpass. The latest incident happened on Thursday morning when a semi with Oklahoma license plates hit the overpass in Tonawanda. The driver was not injured according to individuals who were at the...
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Young Street, Tonawanda
Imagery 2017 Google, Map Data 2017 Google
Richard Root
December 20, 2017 - 4:44 am
City of Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The City of Tonawanda Common Council approved closing part of Young Street last night. The strip between Broad and Main Streets will be closed for six months to see how it affects traffic and usage in the area. That strip of Young Street will be closed beginning...
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Tonawanda boulders
Tonawanda Police
Richard Root
December 18, 2017 - 3:57 am
City of Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - It was a normal Saturday morning on the City of Tonawanda streets until a tractor-trailer hit a fire-hydrant and dragged two, 1000 lb. boulders a mile down the road. 66-year-old Sameal Daniels of Buffalo was issued a summons for improper turn, leaving the scene of an...
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