Interstate 290

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Buffalo, NY - 1964

Interstate 290 was completed west from the New York Thruway to NY 263 at Amherst in 1964.

Interstate 290 is a suburban freeway looping 10.51 miles northwest from I-90 (New York Thruway) outside Williamsville to I-190 near the South Grand Island Bridge. Also known as the Youngmann Expressway, I-290 connects Buffalo with Tonawanda, the town of Amherst and the University of Buffalo (UB).

Interstate 290 East
The first confirming marker for Interstate 290 along the Youngmann Expressway eastbound. Photo taken 05/27/00.
Interstate 290 West
Interstate 290 concludes at a two-wye interchange with I-190 adjacent to NY 324 (Grand Island Boulevard). Photo taken 05/27/00.



Photo Credits:

05/27/00 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 90 / New York Thruway
Interstate 190

Page Updated 03-04-2020.