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For Immediate Release:  July 14, 2012 6:06 p.m.

Westbound Route 198 Ramp to Southbound I-190 to Close Temporarily
Detour Posted for Night Work on Bridge Scheduled for Sunday, July 15

BUFFALO -- A temporary closure the westbound NY Route 198 ramp to southbound I-190 is scheduled from 11 p.m. Sunday, July 15, to 5 a.m. Monday, July 16, for bridge work, the New York State Thruway Authority announced.

Motorists westbound on NY Route 198 will be detoured to I-190 northbound and Amherst Street (Exit 12). Motorists may re-enter I-190 southbound at either Hamilton Street on-ramp or Hertel Street on-ramp. 

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 maintenance time.

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