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Erie County

The beginning of the end of stopping – or even slowing – to pay tolls on the Grand Island Bridges has begun. Workers have installed a pair of metal structures that stretch over the I-190, one over the southbound lanes near the North Grand Island Bridge, the one that connects the island with Niagara Falls, and one over the northbound lanes near the South Grand Island Bri…

Erie County

Beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, the New York Thruway Authority will close one eastbound lanes on Interstate 290, in the vicinity of Exit 2, at Colvin Boulevard, as it continues roadwork on the I-290 bridge over Colvin Boulevard in the Town of Tonawanda. The eastbound highway will be reduced to two lanes with the right lane closed for about two weeks. Work could be delay…

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Traffic on the northbound North Grand Island Bridge will be shifted to the southbound span from 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, through 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2, to make deck repairs to the bridge. The closure is part of an $8.4 million improvement project on the deck that began in June, according to the New York Thruway Authority. All traffic on the I-190 will be shifted i…