For immediate release: August 6, 2014
Contact: Richard Keane Jr. (716) 635-6212
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: POTENTIAL FOR HIGH TRAFFIC VOLUME NEAR WALDEN AVENUE OFF-RAMPS DUE TO CABELA’S GRAND OPENING ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 7TH
The New York State Thruway Authority is warning motorists of the potential for a higher than usual traffic volume in both directions near the Walden Avenue ramps on Thursday, August 7 for the grand opening of Cabela’s at 11 a.m.
The high traffic volume could begin as early as 9 a.m. Motorists are advised to be prepared to stop as the additional traffic could create slow-downs and back-ups.
New York State Troopers will monitor traffic flow in the area and Thruway maintenance units will use signage to give motorists advance warning of any delays that may develop.
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