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Current WNY travel bans and advisories

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Posted at 3:56 AM, Nov 18, 2014
and last updated 2015-11-13 03:49:56-05

A State of Emergency has been declared in Erie County. More info here.

Cleanup efforts continue Wednesday. Residents are being reminded by county officials not to drive in ban areas. It will hinder the work of heavy equipment operators working to clear the areas of snow.

CLOSURES (PER NITTEC):

  • Rte. 5 Eastbound - Closed at Tifft Street to I-190 (3.2 miles).
  • Rte. 5 Westbound - Closed from I-190 to Tift St.
  • Rte 400 Southbound - Closed from I-90 to Olean Rd. 
  • Rte 400 Northbound - Closed from Olean Rd to I-90 (15.0 miles).
  • Rte 219 Northbound - Closed from Rte 39 to Ridge Rd.
  • Rte 219 Southbound - Closed from I-90 to Rte 39.
  • I-90 Westbound - Closed from Exit 46 (Henrietta) to PA line.
  • I-90 Eastbound - Closed from PA line to Exit 46 (Henrietta).
  • Ramp I-290W to I-190S - Closed
  • I-290 Eastbound - Closed at Exit 6 (Sheridan Drive) to I-90 (1.9 miles).
  • I-190 Southbound - Closed from Exit 16 (I-290) to I-90

ADVISORIES:

  • Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming and contiguous counties - State of Emergency
  • Northern Cattaraugus County - Travel Advisory
  • Genesee County - Travel Advisory
  • Town of Newstead - Travel Advisory
  • Village of Akron - Travel Advisory
  • City of Dunkirk - Travel Advisory
  • Town of Boston - Travel Ban
  • Eden - Travel Ban
  • Sloan - Travel Ban
  • Corfu - Travel Ban
  • Darien - Limited Travel Ban
  • East Aurora - Travel Ban
  • Aurora - Travel Ban
  • Alden - Travel Ban
  • West Seneca - Travel Ban
  • Orchard Park - Travel Ban
  • Cheektowaga - Travel Ban south of Genesee Street
  • Village of Lancaster - Travel Ban - until 6 a.m. Wednesday
  • Village of Depew - Travel Ban - Transit, Walden and Broadway shut down. More than 100 cars stranded
  • City of Lackawanna - Travel Ban
  • Town of Marilla - Travel Ban
  • Town of Elma - Travel Ban
  • Town of Evans - Travel Ban
  • Town of Hamburg - Travel Ban
  • Village of Blasdell - Travel Ban
  • Buffalo - Travel Ban in South Buffalo, everything south of Clinton Street