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I-190 - South Grande Island Bridge

The South Grand Island Bridge from the east backs of the Niagara River along NY 266. 05/27/00

Separate portions of the Niagara Section of the New York Thruway opened to traffic along Interstate 190 on July 30, 1959. A six mile segment extended northwest from I-90 to Porter Avenue near the Peace Bridge. Additionally a 1.5 mile segment was completed from Sheridan Drive north of Buffalo to the South Grand Island Bridge.1

Buffalo / Niagara Falls - 1961

Buffalo / Niagara Falls - 1961

Interstate 190 North
The Peace Bridge spans the Niagara River west from Porter Avenue in Buffalo to Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) in Fort Erie, Ontario. 05/27/00
Inventoried as Route 955B in New York, the Peace Bridge is operated by the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority. 05/27/00
The directional T interchange joining Interstate 190 with NY 198 (Scajaquada Expressway) east partially spans Scajaquada Creek. 05/27/00
Exit 25A connects Interstate 190 north with NY 265 to Lewistown. The succeeding exit for Upper Mountain Road west to NY 104 is the last departure point before the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge into Canada. 05/27/00
Interstate 190 South
Interstate 190 south at the west end of NY 198 (Scajaquada Expressway). Leading east to NY 33 (Kensington Expressway), NY 198 winds east along Scajaquada Creek to SUNY Buffalo State College and Delaware Park. 05/27/00
Interstate 190 scenes
High speed flyovers connect Oak Street south with Interstate 190 by Coca-Cola Field (home of the Buffalo Bisons Minor League Baseball team). 05/27/00
I-190 trailblazer posted along NY 266 (Niagara Street) north at Farmer Street in northwest Buffalo. 05/27/00
NY 324 westbound at the entrance ramp for I-190 south of the South Grand Island Bridge. NY 324 shares an implied overlap with I-190 across the Niagara River onto Grand Island Boulevard. 05/27/00
NY 324 north intersects NY 266 (River Road) below the South Grand Island Bridge. NY 266 parallels the Niagara River north into the city of Tonawanda. 05/27/00

  1. "Buffalo Thruway Extension Opens." The Daily Messenger (Canandaigua, NY), July 30, 1959.

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05/27/00 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 90 / New York Thruway
Interstate 290

Page Updated 03-04-2020.

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