This story has been updated to reflect the latest travel restrictions.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Travel bans are currently in effect in Erie, Niagara and Genesee counties.

In addition to the countywide bans, a number of local municipalities also announced travel advisories and bans, which began at different times.

Starting Friday at 6 a.m., all commercial traffic was banned on I-90 from the Pennsylvania line to exit 46 (Rochester I-390), Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Thursday night ahead of the impending snowstorm.

The ban on all commercial vehicles also includes nearly all of I-190, from the I-90 to exit 22 (Route 62) in Niagara Falls.

The ban will remain in effect until further notice.

The following roads are closed:

  • I-90 (Exits 46 to 61)
  • I-190
  • I-290
  • U.S. Route 219
  • NY Route 400
  • NY Route 5 (Big Tree Road to downtown Buffalo)
  • Niagara Scenic Parkway (John B. Daly to LaSalle Expressway)
  • Route 93 (Route 5 to Tonawanda Creek Road)
  • Lewiston Queenston, Rainbow and Peace bridges into the U.S.

A series of blizzard and winter storm warnings took effect across much of western New York Friday morning at 7 a.m. For the latest weather alerts and updates, click/tap here.

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