For Immediate Release: 4/24/2016
MEDIA ADVISORY: THRUWAY AUTHORITY AND STATE POLICE TROOP T ANNOUNCE OPERATION WORK BRAKE
The New York State Thruway Authority and State Police Troop T will announce "Operation Work Brake," an annual safety initiative that increases patrols along the Thruway to ensure safer conditions in work zones.
Monday, April 25
I-290 eastbound ramp to I-90 eastbound in Cheektowaga
Media should access the construction site via Wehrle Drive between Yvonne Avenue and Wilshire Road.
Motorists can sign up for TRANSAlert emails regarding Thruway traffic conditions at http://wwwapps.thruway.ny.gov/tas/.
Thruway travelers are encouraged to visit www.Thruway.ny.gov for real-time traffic updates.
To see an interactive map including Google traffic conditions for the Thruway and other roadways in New York State and beyond, go to:
Thruway Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) stations broadcast traffic advisories, road conditions, and safety tips 24-hours-a-day. HAR frequencies can be found at http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/har/index.html.