AMHERST, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Transportation announced Thursday that traffic signal upgrades will begin next week on a portion of Niagara Falls Boulevard.

Starting on Tuesday, April 23 there will be lane closures on the boulevard between Rochelle Place and Green Acres Road from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

The project is expected to take 6 weeks.

NYDOT says the work is, "weather-sensitive" and it has the potential to be delayed if there is inclement weather.

2 On Your Side has been following through with this story and you can read more on the incidents surrounding Niagara Falls Boulevard below.


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