Media/Press

Another Voice: Completing next phase of Rt. 219 should be a priority

March 30, 2015

By Jack Ampuja
Buffalo News Op-Ed
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Continental 1 has been a priority in Western New York transportation circles for decades. The 1,500-mile trade route through Buffalo linking Toronto to Miami is a vision of manufacturers and logistics companies, providing the opportunity to utilize our region as a key distribution point for U.S. East Coast cargo.

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Reed calls Route 219 plans ‘step in right direction’

March 11, 2015

by Rick Miller, Special to The Bradford Era

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OLEAN, N.Y. — U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said Monday he thinks the recent decision by U.S. Route 219 supporters to concentrate on the Salamanca end of the proposed expressway “is a step in the right direction.”

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Continental One seeking $98M from state for Route 219 connector

March 11, 2015

by David Bertola, Buffalo Business First

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Supporters of the long-discussed Continental One road project traveled to Albany to meet with state legislators seeking funds from a multi-billion dollar settlement that could be used to extend Route 219.

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Route 219 push to focus on I-86 end

March 2, 2015

by Rick Miller, Olean Times Herald

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After failing for decades to secure state funding to extend the Route 219 Expressway through Cattaraugus County, supporters are taking a different approach.

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County lawmakers again seek Route 219 funding from state

March 2, 2015

by Rick Miller, Olean Times Herald

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LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus County lawmakers are asking the New York State Legislature to help speed completion of the Route 219 Expressway through the county, beginning with a 1.66-mile segment at the intersection with Interstate 86 east of Salamanca.

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