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For Immediate Release:  May 8, 2012

REVISED: Ramp Closure: Grand Island Boulevard (Exit 17) to I-190 Southbound
Ramp Work Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

BUFFALO -- The scheduled work for the Grand Island Boulevard on-ramp at Exit 17 to southbound I-190 has been postponed due to inclement weather, the New York State Thruway announced today.

The on-ramp closure has been re-scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday May 14, 2012, until 6 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012.

Contractors are scheduled to repair concrete on the ramp and shoulder during this time period. The work schedule depends on weather conditions.

A detour route will be posted. Electronic message signs and Highway Advisory Radio (1610 AM) will be activated to notify motorists of the lane closures and any resulting delays.

The Thruway Authority appreciates motorists’ patience during this time.

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