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    Default I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo this afternoon announced that parts of the Thruway in Western New York will be closed starting this afternoon due to extreme winter weather conditions.

    Starting at 3 p.m., the Thruway between Exit 55 (Route 219/Lackawanna/Springville/Orchard Park/West Seneca) and Exit 61 (Shortman Road, Ripley) will be closed to commercial vehicles at 3 p.m. Starting at 8 p.m., all vehicles traveling westbound on the Thruway will be detoured off the roadway at Exit 50 (I-290 west), and all eastbound traffic will be detoured off at Exit 61
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    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...2ys8FN07egy_wg

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    Default Re: I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    BUFFALO, NY-- Due to the weather forecast, officials have closed parts of the NYS Thruway.

    Governor Cuomo issued the order Monday afternoon.

    The Thruway between Exit 55 (Route 219/Lackawanna/Springville/Orchard Park/West Seneca) and Exit 61 (Shortman Road, Ripley) will be closed to commercial vehicles.

    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...lCaLXGfinrYkUA

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    Default Re: I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    I am curious if this is messing up freight back there? I know it has really messed up flights at the Albuquerque Sunport and I expect any day now ABF will see the affects out west here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ABFwife View Post
    I am curious if this is messing up freight back there? I know it has really messed up flights at the Albuquerque Sunport and I expect any day now ABF will see the affects out west here.
    That stretch of thruway always has winter lake effect snow. They just detour trucks around on other roads, just like New Penn would. The trucks will roll. Just a little slower.
    Other then for city work, the New Penn road system did not use that part of the thruway.

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    Default Re: I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    Quote Originally Posted by fxstc07 View Post
    That stretch of thruway always has winter lake effect snow. They just detour trucks around on other roads, just like New Penn would. The trucks will roll. Just a little slower.
    Other then for city work, the New Penn road system did not use that part of the thruway.
    Doesn't Newpenn have an Erie terminal??? Also Buffalo to Pittsburgh,that would be the way the trucks go at least when I ran road for Redstar that was the way..Nothing like running down that set of highway in the winter with a set of 48"s..

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    Doesn't Newpenn have an Erie terminal??? Also Buffalo to Pittsburgh,that would be the way the trucks go at least when I ran road for Redstar that was the way..Nothing like running down that set of highway in the winter with a set of 48"s..
    No Erie terminal.
    It is served by the Williamsville ( Buffalo ) terminal, unless they use cartage.
    Cartage was big in Williamsville, as with most New Penn end of line terminals.
    Believe it or not, the road routing guide to Pittsburgh ( Neville Island ) had us going down some country bumpkin 2 laner, crossing over I-80 running southwest.
    Never had the pleasure of that trip, but heard many stories of the nightmare ride in the winter.
    I bet more then a few drivers ran off route down to I-79. ( IMO )
    New Penn probably saved 10 miles routing down the 2 lane roads.

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    Default Re: I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    Buffalo to Pittsburgh is routed I 90 west to I 79 south to Neville Island. Been routed that way at least 15 years. I think you have Altoona mixed up I 90 w to 219 s to I 80 east then continue down thru the woods.
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    Default Re: I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    Quote Originally Posted by wildcat2 View Post
    Buffalo to Pittsburgh is routed I 90 west to I 79 south to Neville Island. Been routed that way at least 15 years. I think you have Altoona mixed up I 90 w to 219 s to I 80 east then continue down thru the woods.
    That could be. Like I said, never made the trip.
    To be honest, I never paid much mind to the stupid routing guide anyway.
    They had some of the dumbest and dangerous road routing I ever saw.

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    Default Re: I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - More than 300 members of the New York Army and Air National Guard have been mobilized as Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a State of Emergency for parts of WNY.
    Erie, Wyoming, and Genesee counties are under a Blizzard Warning through 6 a.m. on Wednesday, and Erie, Wyoming, Allegany, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Orleans are under a State of Emergency. This is the first Blizzard Warning the National Weather Service has issued since March of 1993.
    The rapidly deteriorating conditions have led to multiple travel advisories and road closures. All of Erie County and Wyoming County are under a travel advisory
    •• Robert Moses Parkway South ramp to Route 951A I-290 East From Exit 6 (Sheridan Drive) to I-90
    (La Salle Expressway)
    • Route 75 From Route 249 to Route 62
    • Route 219 From Peters Road to I-90
    • Route 400 From I-90 to Route 16
    • I-90 From Exit 46 to Exit 61
    • I-190 From Exit 16 (I-290) to I-90
    • I-190 North ramp to Exit 21 (Robert Moses Parkway)
    • Route 5- From I-190 to Tifft Street
    Travel bans and advisories for Buffalo blizzard
    Last edited by UNION 282; 01-07-2014 at 06:51 PM.

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    Default Re: I-90 Closed From Buffalo, N.Y. To PA. State Line

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Western New Yorkers are digging out and some residents are headed back to work Wednesday, after a Blizzard Warning expired in the region. A State of Emergency is no longer in effect for the area
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    Blizzard Warning expires in WNY

 

 

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