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Governor Cuomo Announces Thruway Speed Limit Reduced in Western New York

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Albany, NY (October 29, 2012)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that due to high winds, the speed limit for the western section of the New York State Thruway (I-90) and all of the Niagara Thruway (I-190) is reduced to 45 miles per hour.


The reduced speed limit applies to all of I-190 and the portion of I-90 between Exit 57, (Hamburg-NY Route 75) and the Pennsylvania state line.


Motorists with high profile vehicles, large commercial vehicles, buses and empty tractor-trailers are advised to adjust their driving schedules and reduce speed consistent with weather conditions.


Electronic message boards and Highway Advisory Radio (98.7 FM, 610 AM) will be activated to notify motorists.


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