Renaissance Bridge to close on New Year’s Eve

CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — City of Tonawanda Police have announced that the Renaissance Bridge connecting the city with North Tonawanda will briefly close on New Year’s Eve.

The bridge will be closed to traffic starting at 10:30 p.m. and will be closed to pedestrians starting at 11:30 p.m. The bridge is being shut down for the Twin Cities Ball Drop and fireworks. Police also say Young Street between Delaware Street and Main Street will close at 10:30 p.m.

The bridge and streets will reopen when the event is over. 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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