NYSDOT

November 21, 2018 - 1:49 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say hundreds of "I Love NY" tourism signs have been removed from the Thruway system and other state highways under an agreement with the federal government. State Department of Transportation officials say the signs have been removed by Wednesday's deadline...
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Tom Puckett
September 26, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) With the advent of fall comes the end of road construction season. For commuters, some headaches will be gone, if only temporarily. Susan Surdej with the DOT says there's good news for those who drive along Main Street in Williamsville. "We're happy to say the project will be...
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Tom Puckett
June 04, 2018 - 4:00 am
Williamsville, NY (WBEN) Main Street commuting will become more of a challenge this season as construction crews work on rehabilitating Main Street into a pedestrian friendly road. The project will mill and resurface the pavement on Main Street between Interstate 290 and Williamsville east village...
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Tom Puckett
January 08, 2018 - 2:59 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The state DOT says a consensus could not be reached on a Scajaquada Corridor transformation. In a statement, the DOT says more than 2/3 of the most recent public comments it received were not in favor of the proposed project. Now the DOT says it will hit the reset button and...
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Richard Root
December 01, 2017 - 3:45 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Common Council has weighed in on the debate over the New York State Department of Transportation's plans for Route 198. They passed a non-binding resolution calling on the state to halt their plans and come up with a design that addresses the concerns from the...
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Mike Baggerman
August 08, 2017 - 10:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – New York State’s Department of Transportation unveiled its latest renderings for the Scajaquada Expressway, which would become Scajaquada Boulevard by 2023. The proposal includes new bike paths on each side of the Scajaquada Corridor, a reduction of the median, a traffic...
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Dave Debo
April 13, 2017 - 6:28 am
Like crocuses in spring, road work has begun to appear across Western New York as the weather warms. "I think they are trying to get a start on it and get work going as soon as possible, " says Mike Smith, operations manager at the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition. "I don't...
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