Traffic

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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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WBEN Photo
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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Dreamstime photo
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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WBEN photo
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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Tom Puckett
April 25, 2017 - 6:36 pm
Depew, NY (WBEN) A bicyclist was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon along a busy intersection. Police have no word on the condition of the bicyclist, which happened at the intersection of George Urban and Dick. The accident caused lengthy delays.
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ECSO Photo
April 19, 2017 - 5:52 am
A portion of Rt. 400 that was shut down overnight after a large overnight accident has been reopened, but not before snaring a lot of Southtowns traffic during the morning rush. The northbound lanes between the Jamison Road and Transit Road exits were closed from approx. 10:30 last night until just...
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Dave Debo
April 13, 2017 - 6:28 am
Like crocuses in spring, road work has begun to appear across Western New York as the weather warms. "I think they are trying to get a start on it and get work going as soon as possible, " says Mike Smith, operations manager at the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition. "I don't...
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