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Lane closures to take place on I-290 in Amherst Saturday

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that bridge deck repair will take place on I-290 over I-990 in the town of Amherst.
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AMHERST, N.Y. — Amherst drivers need to be aware of lane closures happening Saturday.

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that bridge deck repair will take place on I-290 over I-990 in the town of Amherst. The work will require lane closures.

Repairs will start at 8 a.m. closing the right lanes on eastbound I-290 from Niagara Falls Boulevard (US Route 62) to Millersport Highway (NY Route 263). Lanes are expected to reopen to traffic at 4:30 p.m. 

Drivers should allow for extra travel time. The work is weather-sensitive and could be delayed in the event of inclement weather.  

Amherst motorists are reminded to slow down and drive responsibly in work zones. 

For up-to-date travel information, call 511, visit www.511NY.org or download the free 511NY mobile app.