Young Street

Cheryl Ward (left) and Cindi Barraclough (right) stand in front of the Young Street bridge, where more than 50 trucks became stuck over the last several years, including three in the last three weeks. March 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 10:10 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) – Thursday morning’s announcement by City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis that trucks are banned on Young Street between Fillmore Street and Twin Cities Highway was thrilling news for business owners and neighbors who have dealt with trucks hitting the CSX overpass for years. “...
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Truck hits Young Street overpass. February 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 28, 2019 - 12:59 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - For the second time in ten days, a tractor-trailer hit the Young Street overpass. The latest incident happened on Thursday morning when a semi with Oklahoma license plates hit the overpass in Tonawanda. The driver was not injured according to individuals who were at the...
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Road Closed. Bar Open. Young Street in Tonawanda construction. September 25, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two municipal road construction projects are nearing a conclusion in Western New York. Main Street, Williamsville --The Main Street reconstruction project began in early June and is expected to be completed at the end of next month, though Glen Park Tavern co-owner, Ellie...
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Young Street at Main in City of Tonawanda (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 18, 2018 - 2:30 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Since the latter-half of 2017, Young Street in the City of Tonawanda has been closed off to all vehicular traffic, with city officials instead placing an emphasis on pedestrian traffic and farmers markets. Months later, the plan is to keep the area closed. "The rationale...
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Young Street, Tonawanda
Imagery 2017 Google, Map Data 2017 Google
Richard Root
December 20, 2017 - 4:44 am
City of Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The City of Tonawanda Common Council approved closing part of Young Street last night. The strip between Broad and Main Streets will be closed for six months to see how it affects traffic and usage in the area. That strip of Young Street will be closed beginning...
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