State DOT Issues Traveler Advisory on Interstate 290

September 27, 2013 Updated Aug 18, 2010 at 3:03 PM EDT

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State DOT Issues Traveler Advisory on Interstate 290

September 27, 2013 Updated Aug 18, 2010 at 3:03 PM EDT

ALBANY, NY (WKBW) - The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has announced that construction is continuing on Interstate 290 in the town of Tonawanda, Erie County. Existing and scheduled travel restrictions are as follows:

Interstate 290 Westbound near Exit 1, NY Route 384 (Delaware Avenue):
Interstate 290 westbound will be reduced from three lanes to one lane in the vicinity of Exit 1, Delaware Avenue, in the town of Tonawanda, Erie County, on Saturday, August 21, 2010, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to facilitate bridge maintenance. Maintenance may be delayed in the event of inclement weather.

Interstate 290 Eastbound Ramp to US Route 62 (Niagara Falls Boulevard) Southbound:
Interstate 290 eastbound ramp to US Route 62 (Niagara Falls Boulevard) southbound will remain closed to all traffic for approximately two weeks to facilitate construction. A posted detour directs traffic to continue eastbound on Interstate 290 to Exit 5, NY Route 263 (Millersport Highway). Traffic is then directed to exit Interstate 290 eastbound and re-enter on Interstate 290 westbound, and proceed to Exit 3, US Route 62 (Niagara Falls Boulevard).

Southbound US Route 62 (Niagara Falls Boulevard) to Interstate 290 Eastbound:
The US Route 62 (Niagara Falls Boulevard) southbound ramp to Interstate 290 eastbound will remain closed to all traffic for approximately two weeks to facilitate construction. A posted detour directs traffic to NY Route 425 (Colvin Boulevard), where traffic may then access Interstate 290 eastbound at Exit 2.