Lane closures to hit I-290 in Tonawanda July 12


TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — If you’re driving in the Town of Tonawanda, expect lanes closures on Interstate-290 come July 12. This is the first phase of a three-month-long paving project.

Single lane closures will take effect eastbound on the 290 between I-190 and Exit 1 at 7 p.m. on July 12. There will be a  total shut down of the 290 eastbound from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. every night. Drivers will be detoured along NY Route 324 Sheridan Drive.

 The first phase of paving is expected to take two weeks.

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State officials are reminding motorists to slow down and move over if possible when driving through construction zones.

Patrick Ryan is a digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2020. See more of his work here.

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