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Buffalo Regional Advisory Message
Coverage area: I-90 Thruway from Exit 45 (Rochester/Victor) to the NY/Pennsylvania State Line and I-190 Niagara Thruway
Message Updated: 5/24/2013 7:28 AM
This is the New York State Thruway Regional Advisory message for Buffalo. OK, it's traffic time Currently, there are no traffic reports And now a rundown of the scheduled construction projects on the New York State Thruway in the Buffalo region for the week ending May 24th.
Bridge Work, between Batavia, Interchange 48, and Pembroke, Interchange 48A, will require east, and westbound lane closures, from 8am until 2pm, Monday through Thursday.
Pavement Repairs, between Downtown Buffalo, Interchange 53 and West Seneca, Interchange 54, will require east, and westbound lane closures, from 7pm until 6am, Sunday through Friday.
Bridge Work, between Dunkirk, Interchange 59, and Silver Creek, Interchange 58, will require eastbound lane closures, from 7am until 2pm, Monday through Friday.
Pavement Striping, will require east, and westbound lane closures, between Silver Creek, Interchange 58, and the Ripley Toll Barrier, from 7am until 5pm, Monday through Thursday.
Road Work, between Dunkirk, Interchange 59, and Westfield, Interchange 60, will require westbound lane closures, during the day and at night, Monday through Thursday.
On Interstate 190, the Niagara Section of the Thruway, Motorists can expect Deck Rehabilitation Work on the South Grand Island Bridge southbound, from 8pm until 6am, Sunday through Thursday. During the construction, all southbound traffic, will be crossed over into a single lane on the South Grand Island Bridge northbound. Overhead Lane Designation Signals have been installed to safely direct motorists over the bridge, while maintaining a single lane in both directions. The speed limit on the bridge has been reduced to 35 miles per hour.
Bridge Work, on the North Grand Island Bridge, will require northbound lane closures, from 11pm until 5am, Sunday through Friday.
And now for some public service announcements The New York State Thruway would like to remind motorist that construction, and maintenance personnel will be working along the entire length of the Thruway, performing routine, and scheduled construction work.
Motorist should use caution when traveling through construction zones, and obey all posted work zone speed limits. For your safety, as well as the safety of our construction, and maintenance workers, most of the work zone speed limits will be posted at 55 mph, and will be strictly enforced, by State Police.
As always, remember to wear your seatbelts, and have a safe, and enjoyable trip.
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Information is updated as conditions change.
Current Thruway road conditions also available at: 1-800-THRUWAY (1-800-847-8929)