Few Western New York bridges earmarked for repairs

Few Western New York bridges earmarked for repairs

November 26, 2021 Off By iwano@_84

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Despite possessing 18 bridges in Erie County regarded as to be structurally deficient, only a handful of NYS Thruway Authority owned bridges will be seeing repairs anytime shortly.

The 7 Eyewitness News I-Staff obtained a list of Thruway money assignments proposed by means of the state’s finances for the following numerous a long time.

The Thruway Authority Board of Directors has the means each December to modify, amend, increase or clear away objects from a five year listing of projects.

In total, just two Western New York bridges are on the docket to be changed.

New York State Senator Tim Kennedy is pushing for a bridge on the checklist, situated on Grand Island, to be fixed quicker than originally proposed.

The complete approximated design benefit of area bridge repairs about the future three decades is $109 million.

Regional bridges provided on the state’s list for design include things like:


  • Ransom Road Bridge in excess of Thruway – Alternative
  • Chautauqua Creek and Hawley Road Bridges – Rehabilitation
  • Thruway Bridge more than Scajaquada Creek – Retaining Wall Stabilization
  • N. and S. Grand Island Bridges – Retrofit/Mend Roller Bearings, Pins and Hangers
  • South Grand Island Bridges – Routine maintenance Cleaning
  • North Grand Island Bridge – Metal Repairs


  • N. and S. Grand Island Bridges – Upkeep Cleaning
  • Different Buffalo Bridges – Bridge Preservation


  • Thruway Bridges over Erie RR – Rehabilitation
  • Many Buffalo Bridges – Portray
  • Weiss Street Bridge above Thruway – Removing
  • N. and S. Grand Island Bridges – Servicing Cleaning
  • Beaver Island Point out Parkway more than Thruway – Alternative
  • N. and S. Grand Island Bridges – Portray

See the entire listing right here:
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