Skyway

Skyway competition panelists take tour of Canalside and Skyway corridor. June 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 24, 2019 - 1:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Panelists who will review ideas on the Skyway's future took a tour of Canalside and the Skyway corridor to be better prepared for the submissions they will receive at the end of this week. READ MORE: Competition to come up with alternative to Skyway announced Monday's tour...
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Buffalo Skyway. April 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
May 13, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) If you've got an idea for the Skyway, Governor Cuomo says he wants to hear about it. It could earn you $100,000. The Buffalo Skyway Corridor Competition challenges individuals or teams representing the nation's top urban designers, economists, planners, and architects to...
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Buffalo Skyway. April 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 12, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Most people think that the two options for the Skyway’s future is to tear it down or leave it as is. But could it be repurposed? In his visit to Buffalo on Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo suggested that the Skyway could remain and be converted into The High Line in New York...
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April 10, 2019 - 7:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Governor Cuomo touted his budget and what it means for Buffalo, he also unveiled the panel of judges who will determine the best alternative to the Skyway. "As part of this year's budget, we wanted the most aggressive agenda for Western New York ever, and that is exactly what...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
Correction: Our original story said that I-90 construction was a Department of Transportation project. It is not. The New York State Thruway Authority is continuing construction along I-90 by the Lackawanna Tolls. Our story is updated. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Spring means the return of all the...
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Amtrak Train Station on Exchange Street. December 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's been almost two years since the train station site selection committee picked Exchange Street as the site of a new train station for Buffalo. Governor Andrew Cuomo in October 2016 called for a new train station in the City of Buffalo to replace Buffalo's aging and...
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Skyway view from Canalside on May 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
February 28, 2019 - 4:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Saying, "the Skyway really was built at a different time for a different city," Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday called for a national search for an alternative to the Skyway. When asked about how to dismantle the #Buffalo Skyway, @andrewcuomo quipped, “Dynomite...Dyn O Mite...
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NITTEC
February 13, 2019 - 9:55 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Some nasty weather rolled into Western New York on Wednesday afternoon, just in time for the afternoon commute. Several people called into the Bauerle & Bellavia show to share their not-so-wonderful experiences, and it was the Skyway, in particular, that gave people a tough...
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October 29, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The good news is the traffic congestion and detours caused by reconstruction of the Skyway will come to an end Wednesday when the full span reopens. The bad news is it will all happen again in the spring. New York State Department of Transportation says rehabilitation of the...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
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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