New York state thruway reopened

Posted at 5:56 PM, Nov 21, 2014
and last updated 2015-11-16 17:56:55-05

The New York State Thruway Authority has announced that the New York Thruway (I-90) in western New York from exits 46 – 61, including all service areas, reopened earlier today.

Motorist should be aware of the following restrictions:

Thruway (I-90) between exit 50A (Cleveland Drive) and exit 61 (Ripley – Pennsylvania state line) will be limited to essential travel only, including travel needed to exit the region, deliver necessary supplies, and remove snow. In this section, all exits are open wherever localities have lifted travel bans.

The following exits remain closed to traffic exiting from the Thruway, although traffic is permitted to enter at these locations:

Exit 56 (Blasdell - Orchard Park - Mile Strip Road - NY Route 179)

Exit 57 (Hamburg - East Aurora - NY Route 75)

Exit 57A (Eden -  Angola)

Exit 58 (Silver Creek - Irving - NY Routes 5, 20 & 438)

I-190 (Niagara Thruway) is open, but there is no access to exit 1 (South Ogden) through exit 5 (Hamburg – Louisiana).

The Thruway (I-90) from exit 46 (near Rochester) – exit 50 (Williamsville – I-290 – Niagara Falls) is open for all motorists. All exits are open. Motorists should proceed with caution when leaving the roadway, and heed any local road closures or restrictions.