CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Bridges carry bikes and pedestrians alongside the busy Kensington Expressway in Cheektowaga.
They've stood on the sides of Route 33 over the mainline thruway for 44 years. Wednesday night, state transportation officials invited neighbors to help them determine if the bridges should be replaced, fixed, or just torn down. They emphasize: there's no imminent danger there.
Senior Transportation Analyst Christopher Church explained, "The stairs and the beam are all one piece of concrete, cracked on the corners where the piers are, and the steel frame is at, more at an inner location so it's where the concrete is still sound."
He adds any recommendations would not be implemented for up to three years.
A Town of Tonawanda restaurant owner has been arrested and charged with strangulation and assault.
A house became engulfed in flames on Route 243, in Rushford, early Wednesday morning.
Law enforcement agencies in El Paso County, Colorado have made an arrest in the hit-and-run death of a western New York native.
Lakes will remain active on and off through the weekend.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital is closing its 3 West Patient Care Unit in January, affecting about 30 associates at the hospital.
The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment.