Upcoming Peace Bridge Commemorative Lightings
Span honors various holidays and regional causes
BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) announced that the Peace Bridge will be illuminated in recognition of the following causes:
June 10, 11, 12 Fenian Raids (Black Rock Historial Society) Green
June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Purple
June 17 CDKL5 Green
June 18 Maternal Mental Health Blue
June 27 Deaf Blind Awareness Month Red, white, black
June 30 New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Orange
For specialty lighting occasions, the Peace Bridge is illuminated along the bridge arches, truss, and spine, and can include intermittent color animation. Light shows commence at dusk and continue until 1:00 a.m. (EST).
About the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority
The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, a binational bridge authority, has owned and operated the Peace Bridge since 1933. The bridge, which was opened to traffic in 1927, spans the Niagara River between Fort Erie, Ontario, and Buffalo, New York, and is a key international border crossing.