Archive for November, 2010

MetroWNY-Officials, guests gather for opening of new 4.2-mile extension of U.S. Route 219 Southern Expressway

November 23, 2010

It was a day that local officials say was a long time coming. On November 19, a crowd gathered to watch the grand opening of U.S. Route 219 Southern Expressway’s new 4.2-mile extension.

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The Observer-State DOT announces competion of Route 219 extension project

November 20, 2010

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Acting Commissioner Stanley Gee Friday announced the opening of the 4.2-mile extension of U.S. Route 219, Southern Expressway, in the village of Springville, Erie County, and the town of Ashford, Cattaraugus County.

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The Post-Journal-Plenty Of Hurdles Exist For Route 219 New Four-Lane Stretch Opens, But Future Expansion Still Much In?Doubt

November 20, 2010

By Sharon Turano

Despite the optimism of area officials who reveled in the opening of a portion of a four-lane Route 219 into Cattaraugus County on Friday, hurdles remain in continuing the four-lane expressway before it can meet Interstate 86 as proposed.

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