Wires down on I-290 cause backups

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The I-290 in Buffalo closed in both directions at Colvin Boulevard Wednesday afternoon, just before rush hour, due to wires down on the roadway. 

WGRZ's Traffic Tracker2 reported a 2 mile or more backup on the 290 East to the 190 and a 3 mile backup on the 290 West to Millersport around 4:15 p.m. 

At about 4:40 p.m., the 290 East and West re-opened in both directions, however massive backups remained in both directions. 


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