The state has reopened the Skyway, as the worst of the windstorm that lashed the region Sunday and early Monday has subsided.
The state Department of Transportation announced shortly after 12:15 p.m. that the Skyway portion of Route 5 between Interstate 190 and Route 179 was open to traffic.
Route 5 has been re-opened between Route 179 and I-190, including the Buffalo Skyway, in the city of Buffalo in Erie County
— NYSDOT Western NY (@NYSDOTBuffalo) February 25, 2019
Officials closed the Skyway on Sunday afternoon to all traffic in anticipation of the heavy winds.