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In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a flash flood area sign is posted, as evacuations have been issued for several fire-ravaged communities in Santa Barbara, Calif., Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Property owners stacked sandbags in devastated Northern California wine country Monday as authorities in Southern California ordered about 21,000 people to evacuate below hillsides burned by the state's largest wildfire in history. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 10:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Several homes have swept from their foundations and residents are unaccounted for as mud flows into Southern California neighborhoods below hillsides scarred by recent wildfires. Santa Barbara County Fire Department...
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A woman walks through the snow and wind as she makes her way to the train station in Hoboken, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. awakened Thursday to the beginnings of a massive winter storm expected to deliver snow, ice and high winds followed by possible record-breaking cold as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard from the Carolinas to Maine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
January 04, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The Latest on massive winter storm in the Northeastern U.S. (all times EST): 2:20 p.m. A vicious winter storm hitting the East Coast is now bringing hurricane force wind gusts and coastal flooding to Massachusetts. The National Weather Service says it received reports of a wind gust of 76 mph on...
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A plow tuck rolls by as Orlando Igmat, of New Milford, N.J., waits for a tow truck to pull his vehicle off a snowbank after skidding off the Garden State Parkway on his way to work during a snowstorm, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Tinton Falls, N.J. The New Jersey Shore, which has been experiencing deep cold weather to start the new year, is under a winter storm advisory. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 04, 2018 - 11:50 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on massive winter storm in the Northeastern U.S. (all times local): 11:40 a.m. North Carolina authorities say a driver slid off a road in snowy conditions and overturned his vehicle, marking the state's third fatality attributed to a snowstorm sweeping the region...
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Alora Freeman, 8, watches as ice builds along a downtown water fountain in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. A brutal winter storm scattered a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain from normally balmy north Florida up the Southeast seaboard Wednesday, adding to the misery of a bitter cold snap. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency through Friday for at least 28 counties because of the frigid weather. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 03, 2018 - 2:38 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A brutal winter storm dumped snow in Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday for the first time in nearly three decades before slogging up the Atlantic coast and smacking Southern cities such as Savannah and Charleston, South Carolina, with a rare blast of snow and ice. Forecasters...
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Alora Freeman, 8, watches as ice builds along a downtown water fountain in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. A brutal winter storm scattered a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain from normally balmy north Florida up the Southeast seaboard Wednesday, adding to the misery of a bitter cold snap. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency through Friday for at least 28 counties because of the frigid weather. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 03, 2018 - 1:57 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A brutal winter storm dumped snow in Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday for the first time in nearly three decades before slogging up the Atlantic coast and smacking Southern cities such as Savannah and Charleston, South Carolina, with a rare blast of snow and ice. Forecasters...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Richard Root
September 27, 2017 - 3:17 am
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) - The New York State Thruway Authority says the northbound North Grand Island Bridge will be closed beginning Friday, Sept. 29 at 8:30 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2. The closure is part of an $8.4 million deck overlay improvement project which began in June. All...
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Road Work
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Richard Root
September 11, 2017 - 5:20 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The City of Buffalo's Public Works Department wants motorists and residents to be aware of some road work projects that start today which could impact traffic. The streetscape project for the $70 million WNY Workforce Training Center in the Northland corridor begins Monday...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
August 01, 2017 - 2:09 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Tourism mixed with commercial travel cause significant delays at Buffalo’s Peace Bridge, prompting Congressman Chris Collins to visit the Peace Bridge to discuss ways to speed up traffic. “Last Friday, Mike McCaul who is the chairman of the appropriate committee in congress...
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NYS DOT
Traffic tie ups on one of the summer's largest road work projects have eased. FOR A LIST OF CURRENT CONSTRUCTION WORK CLICK HERE
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Tom Puckett
July 05, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) A downed utility line has caused a major traffic delay on the 290 at Colvin. National Grid says crews are repairing a distribution voltage conductor that cross the highway that came down on the 290. An overhead line landed on the roadway, leading to traffic being blocked on the...
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