DOT schedules bridge work after flat tires

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Lane closures are scheduled for bridge maintenance on I-290 Sunday, after at least 16 vehicles were damaged on the roadway Thursday. A loose bridge joint caused several flat tires during Thursday morning’s commute. The situation caused a road closure and major backups on one of the area’s busiest roadways.

The New York State Department of Transportation says I-290 Westbound, near Delaware Avenue, will have the two left lanes closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday. The DOT says drivers should expect delays in the vicinity. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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