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June 5, 2014

DOT completing work on I-290

Tonawanda News — The state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that bridge maintenance will take place Sunday on I-290 in the Town of Tonawanda and Amherst.

The work will take place between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. near Niagara Falls Boulevard. Motorists should expect lane closures at Exit 3, Niagara Falls Boulevard, the DOT said in a statement. 

The department is reminding drivers that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone and convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of a driver's license.

The work is weather sensitive and may be delayed if need be.

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