Press Releases & Advisories

 

No Tolls on Christmas Day at the Peace Bridge

 

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) is pleased to announce that it will not charge tolls on Sunday, December 25, 2016, in celebration of the Christmas holiday. The toll-free period will be in effect for 24 hours beginning at 12 AM Christmas morning.

 

     Peace Bridge Authority Announces Lane Closure
Beginning November 15, 2016 Through May 15, 2017

 Authority calls on elected officials and U.S. and Canadian federal governments to minimize related traffic impacts by advocating for adequate Customs staffing levels during construction period

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) announced that the Peace Bridge will be reduced to two lanes between November 15, 2016 and May 15, 2017, in order to accommodate construction related to the ongoing $100 million Peace Bridge rehabilitation. In addition, the Authority has advised U.S. and Canadian government officials that any traffic impacts can be mitigated by ensuring proper inspection lane availability and Customs staffing levels during the lane closure period.

 

The Buffalo & Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority Adopts Pat Sole Park

 The park on City’s West Side will see more trees, new paths, and updated playground equipment.

Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron Brown, The City of Buffalo and the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (“PBA”) have come to an agreement for the PBA to adopt Pat Sole Park. The Park is located at 888 Columbus Parkway at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Parkway.

Manning and Gurney Appointed to PBA Board of Directors

 

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) today announced the appointment of Kenneth A. Manning and reappointment of Charles L. Gurney III (“Sam Gurney”) to the PBA board of directors.

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:

Peace Bridge Authority Formalizes Contract Award with

American Bridge Company for Bridge Rehabilitation Project


Binational contractor selected based on low project cost and reduced traffic impacts

 

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON - The Board of the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) has awarded a construction contract to American Bridge Canada Company for the Peace Bridge Rehabilitation Project. The $80.5 million Peace Bridge Rehabilitation Project is one component of an overall $186 million, fully self-financed, five-year capital plan approved by the PBA Board.

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