Thruway lane to close for bridge construction


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Starting Wednesday, the Niagara Thruway’s left lane will be closed in both directions from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the area of Exit 8. That’s the Niagara Street Exit.

The lane will be closed while crews work on a bridge in the area.  Work is expected to wrap up Friday afternoon. 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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