Route 5 was closed in both directions from Ridge Road to Interstate 190 Wednesday morning in the midst of a winter storm.
The closure includes the Skyway. A barrier was lowered across the entrance to the Skyway in downtown Buffalo early Wednesday.
The City of Buffalo and the Northtowns remain under a travel advisory, meaning avoid unnecessary driving, Wednesday morning. Tractor trailers and commercial buses are banned from many state routes, including the Thruway.
Story topics: January 2019 storm