NYS Thruway Authority

Tom Puckett
March 20, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Coronavirus concerns prompt Thruway Authority to start cashless tolling.
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The cashless toll gantry beyond the South Grand Island Bridge on the 190-N (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some Grand Island residents have discrepancies in their E-Z Pass statements and were charged more than 20 times the nine cents it should cost residents to cross the bridge. Jim Marinello is one of those residents. He showed us his E-Z Pass statement which showed dozens...
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UPDATE: The Grand Island Bridge closure has been moved up and will now begin at 10pm Friday Night. Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -The southbound North Grand Island Bridge will close this weekend to allow for work to be done to make the decking safety during inclement weather. The southbound Niagara Thruway...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The southbound South Grand Island Bridge will be closed this weekend so that work can be done to make the decking safer during inclement weather. The Southbound I-190 at the South bridge will close at 5am Saturday through 5am Monday. Workers will be grinding the surface of...
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April 04, 2018 - 4:33 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The state of New York has announced a $66 million plan to repair and upgrade a stretch of the Thruway from Lackawanna to West Seneca. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that the work will entail the rehabilitation and reconstruction of three miles of roadway between exit 54 and...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2018 - 1:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Cashless tolling is set to go live at the North and South Grand Island Bridge complexes beginning March 29th. The transition to a cashless system means motorists will no longer need to stop at a toll booth and will not be able to use cash to pay the tolls. State-of-the-art...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
April 28, 2017 - 12:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - AAA and the New York State Thruway Authority partnered on Friday to remind the public about the Slow Down, Move Over law. The law, enacted in 2011, requires motorists to slow down or move over when they see any emergency vehicles with its lights flashing. These vehicles...
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