Thruway

WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
(WBEN) - In a letter to the Seneca Nation, the New York State Thruway Authority says that the condition of the 90 as it runs through Seneca territory is worse than first thought, and will require a full-depth replacement in the Spring. After years of the road being in a state of disrepair, the...
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Deteriorating road conditions on I-90 in Seneca Nation. August 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(WBEN) - The New York State Thruway Authority is pointing the finger back at the Seneca Nation, saying that the deplorable condition of the I-90 as it runs through Seneca territory is due to the Senecas not giving the state permission to do the work. "To put it mildly, we have been frustrated that...
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Brendan Keany
August 28, 2019 - 2:45 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Congressman Tom Reed penned a letter to Attorney General William Barr , requesting that the Department of Justice open an investigation into Governor Cuomo's office - specifically regarding the stretch of the I-90 through Seneca Nation. "The highway trust...
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Brendan Keany
August 27, 2019 - 3:10 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Congressman Tom Reed held his second press conference this month regarding the state of the I-90 that goes through Seneca Nation. The press conference took place just minutes before Reed walked into the US attorney's office to hand-deliver a letter addressed...
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Mike Baggerman
August 02, 2019 - 12:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said New York State wants to fix the stretch of I-90 that runs through Seneca Nation and that the two sides need to work out their differences to get it done. "I understand the frustration," Hochul said. "I can assure you it's been addressed...
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Brendan Keany
August 01, 2019 - 6:14 pm
IRVING (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Congressman Tom Reed was joined by Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello and State Assemblyman Joe Giglio on Thursday afternoon to "send a message" to New York State regarding the condition of the stretch of the I-90 that goes through the Seneca Nation...
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July 15, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Fredonia, NY (WBEN) A State Police Vehicle and a passenger vehicle were involved in a crash along the westbound Thruway Monday afternoon. The crash happened just after 1pm. State Police say 33-year-old Trooper Stephen C. Barker, of SP Buffalo, was responding to a report of a property damage...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 31, 2019 - 11:20 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Ever since Tuesday night, tractor-trailers have been banned from the Thruway between Rochester and the Pennsylvania line, but anyone who has ventured outside over the past couple of days can tell you not everyone is paying attention to the warnings. Now, the Governor is...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Cattaraugus, NY (WBEN) - The Seneca Indian Nation on Thursday renewed its fight with New York state over its construction of the Thruway across reservation land more than 60 years ago. A federal lawsuit naming Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials seeks to force the state to get federal...
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Richard Root
December 05, 2017 - 6:25 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Salt trucks, no parking rule, rock the vehicle back and fourth. It's that time of year when you have to remember all of things we need to do to keep safe while driving in the winter. Especially during snow storms. The first thing to keep in mind is that we have those emergency...
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