I-290 Bridge to be Named for Late Trooper Kevin Dobson

October 1, 2013 Updated Oct 1, 2013 at 4:25 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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I-290 Bridge to be Named for Late Trooper Kevin Dobson

October 1, 2013 Updated Oct 1, 2013 at 4:25 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Following approval in the Senate and Assembly, Governor Cuomo has signed legislation to rename the I-290 bridge at the Colvin exit as the “New York State Trooper Kevin P. Dobson Sr. Memorial Bridge.”

Senator Tim Kennedy introduced legislation to name the bridge for Trooper Dobson, who was was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-290 near the Colvin Boulevard ramp, during a traffic stop in March of 2011.