The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) today announced that construction work will continue next week on NY Route 33, the Kensington Expressway, in the city of Buffalo, Erie County. Motorists are advised that travel restrictions will be in effect daily on NY Route 33 eastbound and westbound between downtown Buffalo and NY Route 198, the Scajaquada Expressway, including lane closures and ramp closures. In addition, NY Route 33 westbound will be closed to all traffic nightly from Wednesday, August 7 thru Friday, August 9 from approximately 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Motorists will be directed to follow posted detour routes.
Motorists are reminded to obey the posted speed limit along the detour routes. Motorists are also reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver’s license. For real-time travel information, call 511 or visit . Find NYSDOT on the web at , and on Twitter at @NYSDOTBuffalo.