Thruway

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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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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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The New York State Thruway Authority will face this winter with some new technology- deploying temperature sensors on each plow, and in some cases even preparing to use large towable two lane plows that drag behind the more traditional equipment. This year the region will be ready with two large "...
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Tom Puckett
June 08, 2017 - 4:45 pm
LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - State Police say a 45-year-old Rochester woman has died in a multi-vehicle crash on the Thruway's westbound lanes in Lancaster. Troopers say around 9:45 a.m. Thursday, a westbound 2016 Freightliner box truck hit the rear of a 2009 Honda driven by 45-year-old Ellen Volpe...
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Traffic was backed up Wednesday morning after a car rolled over on the I-90 Westbound ramp to Route 400/Aurora Expressway. 2 cars were involved and the left lane was blocked. Backups extended toward the Route 33 exit of the Thruway. Two other accidents of note: Route 33 Westbound: Congestion beyond...
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March 15, 2017 - 3:36 am
(WBEN) A ban on tractor trailers using the NYS Thruway and some of the feeder Interstate roads that run into it is likely to be lifted late Wednesday morning and Lt Gov. Kathy Hochul says the NY State of Emergency could be lifted "At any time". "There's a conversation going on as we speak, Hochul...
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