TRAFFIC ALERT: Overnight travel restrictions scheduled for part of 198 starting Tuesday

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Overnight travel restrictions are scheduled to occur on a portion of NY Route 198 in Buffalo starting Tuesday.

NY Route 198 Westbound in the vicinity of NY Route 5- Main Street, will be closed from about 10 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

A posted detour will direct traffic to exit and re-enter using Humboldt Parkway. Multiple lane closures will also occur on NY Route 198 eastbound in the vicinity of NY Route 5.

Motorists are advised to obey the posted speed limit along the detour route. 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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