Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Road closures throughout Erie County and beyond

Road closures throughout Erie County and beyond

  • Updated
  • 0
Support this work for $1 a month
1012152439 McCoy Local POLAR VORTEX 2019

Debbie Koeppel has her car pushed out from a snow bank on the side of the road by Justin Sturman, Tom Cunningham and Maddy Koepple on Grand Island, N.Y., on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News)

Closures and advisories remain in place for the following communities and roadways.

Road closures

•  All of Route 400 is closed due to "extremely poor conditions" reported by the Erie County Sheriff's Department, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted early Thursday morning.

Route 219 is closed in both directions from the Thruway to Peters Road.

Route 5, including the Skyway, remains closed in both directions from Rogers Road in Hamburg to the 190 downtown.

• Abbott Road is closed between Route 20 and Route 20A.

• Tractor-trailers and buses remain banned from driving on the Thruway from Exit 46 to the Pennsylvania border.

[Here's where to get live updates on conditions on major Buffalo Niagara roads]

Travel bans

All travel bans have been lifted. A general driving advisory remains in place across Erie County.

[Complete coverage of the January 2019 blizzard]

States of emergency

States of emergency remain in effect for Erie County, Genesee County, Buffalo, Lackawanna and Cheektowaga.


Stay with us after the storm. Sign up today for a 30-day free trial to

There's a travel ban in my town. Should I drive?

The Buffalo News: Good Morning, Buffalo

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


News Alerts

Breaking News