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A snow covered downtown is seen, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Atlanta. The South awoke on Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities. (AP Photo/Janelle Cogan)
January 17, 2018 - 9:46 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The South awoke Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities. The snowfall sabotaged morning rush hour before it even began, sending cars...
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From the National Weather Service: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Lake effect snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are expected, bringing total accumulations into the 4 to 6 inch range in...
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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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For the next several weeks, Transit Road traffic will be reduced to one lane at various times and shut down completely on Saturday Jun. 24, to remove the abandoned Lehigh Valley Railroad overpass, closest to Walden Avenue. Here's the announcement from the NYS DOT: UPCOMING LANE RESTRICTIONS AND...
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Richard Root
June 13, 2017 - 2:59 am
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) - The final phase of a $48 million project to rehabilitate the Grand Island bridges has begun. This will mean diversions overnight on the North Grand Island Bridges through the fall. The northbound North Grand Island Bridge will be closed at night observing the following...
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May 26, 2017 - 9:26 am
(AP) - Repair crews on New York state highways are taking a break over the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend. Road and bridge construction projects on state highways have been suspended as of a.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Tuesday. State officials say some work may continue behind concrete barriers or...
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