Buffalo Lake Effect Storm
Last Update: 11/21/2014 at 7:00 PM
Road Openings for Essential Travel - Effective 3pm, Friday, November 21st
The following roads re-opened at 3pm Friday, for essential travel purposes only, such as removing cars from the roads, delivering medication or heath care, providing food to grocery stores, and for snow removal equipment to do its job.
I-90 (NYS Thruway) between Exits 46 (near Rochester) and 50 (Williamsville).
I-90 (NYS Thruway) between Exits 50A (Cleveland Drive) and 61 (State Line). Please note: motorists will be allowed to enter, but not use local exits (Access is allowed off Exits 53 (to I-190), 54 (to Route 400) and 55 (to Route 219)). Service areas will be open.
I-90 (Niagara Thruway) - some local exits may remain closed.
I-290 - some local exits may remain closed.
Route 219 - some local exits may remain closed.
Route 400 - some local exits may remain closed.
Please note, due to continued severe winter weather conditions other road closures remain throughout Western New York, including:
Route 5 (Buffalo Skyway) EB/WB between I-90 (Niagara Thruway) and Tifft Street in Buffalo, Erie County.
Motorists should continue to avoid unnecessary travel.
Travel bans remain effect for:
Town of Marilla, Town of Elma, Town of Orchard Park, Village of Orchard Park, Town of Evans, Village of Blasdell, Town of Hamburg, Village of Hamburg, Town of West Seneca, City of Lackawanna, Town of Alden, South Buffalo, Town of Brant, Town of Eden, Town of Aurora, Village of Aurora, Village of Angola.
Travel advisories remain in effect for:
Erie County, Wyoming County, Village of Fredonia, Village of Depew.