Thruway closed to all traffic until further notice
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The New York State Thruway is closed to all vehicles until further notice from exit 46 (Rochester) to the Pennsylvania line.
A monstrous blizzard is pounding the region, making traffic impossible due to whiteout conditions.
🚨 ALERT – THRUWAY CLOSED🚨 Due to deteriorating conditions and hazardous travel, ALL VEHICLES are banned on the Thruway (I-90) from exit 46 (Rochester I-390) to the PA border, and I-190 from I-90 to exit 22 (Route 62) until further notice. STAY OFF THE ROADS #WNY. pic.twitter.com/mrfnCsKSEH
— NYS Thruway Authority (@NYSThruway) December 23, 2022
Travel bans are in place for Erie and Genesee counties until further notice. Niagara County lifted its travel ban on Sunday morning. It is now under a travel advisory.
Interstate 190, 290, and routes 5, 219 and 400 also remain closed.