I-290 reopens; large traffic backups in place

Posted at 4:21 PM, Jul 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-05 16:48:35-04

The I-290 in the Town of Tonawanda has reopened after crews cleaned up downed power lines that shut down the highway in both directions this afternoon between exits 1 and 2.

Major traffic backups remain in place.

Drivers should avoid this area until further notice.