Press Releases & Advisories

September 8, 2011

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) announced that on September 11, 2011, the Peace Bridge will be illuminated in commemoration of the thousands of civilians and first responders who lost their lives during the tragic events of 9/11.

August 30, 2011

BUFFALO, NY – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations announces a new initiative to expedite the entry of travelers possessing Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology-enabled travel documents at the Peace Bridge and Rainbow Bridge ports of entry.

August 30, 2011

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 commemoration of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month on the evening of Thursday, September 1, 2011. The bridge span will be lit in a teal color scheme commencing at 8:00 p.m. (EST) and continuing until 1:30 a.m. (EST) the following morning. 

August 26, 2011

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) announced today that the Peace Bridge will be illuminated in honour of the life, works, and civic advocacy of Canadian statesman Jack Layton.

 

August 24, 2011

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) announced that overall NEXUS program conveyances are up more than seven percent at the Peace Bridge for the first half of 2011, as compared to the same time period one year earlier. Travelers registered over 21,000 additional conveyances at the crossing between January 2011 and June 2011, for a total tally of roughly 314,000 conveyances.

August 18, 2011

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Buffalo Section announced that Mr. Timothy Kaiser is the recipient of the 2011 Paul J. Koessler Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship award is provided annually to a State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, active participation in student organizations and activities, and pursuit of an education in Civil Engineering.

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