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For immediate release:  October 14, 2012
Contact: Office of Public Affairs: 518-436-2983

UPDATE 5:30 P.M.: Left And Center Lanes Open Eastbound 90
Right Lane Remains Closed At Exit 53 (Downtown-Buffalo)

BUFFALO – The left and center lanes are now open eastbound on the Thruway (I-90) at Exit 53 (Downtown-Buffalo), while the right lane remains closed to traffic, the New York State Thruway Authority announced today.

The vehicle recovery continues this afternoon following an early morning tractor trailer fire. The right lane will remain closed until further notice.

The Thruway Authority appreciates motorists’ patience during this incident.

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To see a map of webcam views of the Thruway, go to:
http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/map/index.html?layer=cameras.

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