Department of Public Works

With slippery conditions on streets and sidewalks this season, it’s always a good idea to watch where you step. And in the City of Buffalo, you’re not the only one keeping an eye out.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Less than 24 hours before the City of Buffalo was anticipating its first snow accumulation of December, Mayor Byron Brown declared the city's streets personnel ready not just for the forecasted weather but for the entire coming winter season.


Erie County Department of Public Works

Across Erie County every day, drivers pass over bridges and culverts, usually carrying some waterway under a county road. It is time for report cards on the culverts and small bridges.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

More than 90 years after its construction, a historic building in the heart of Buffalo’s East Side is getting new life and restored purpose. The 1926 casino building in Martin Luther King Jr. Park is nearly through the third and final phase of a $2.6 million renovation.


Arrests made for Hit and Run at Gates Circle

Apr 16, 2016
File Photo / WBFO, AM 970 News

Buffalo Police have arrested three people in connection with Saturday morning's hit and run accident at Gates Circle.

WBFO News photo

The Department of Public Works facility needs quite the touch up. But instead of spending dollars for repairs at each location, Mayor Byron Brown is pushing for funds to consolidate them into one new facility.

Photo from Department of Public Works

With the forecast calling for warmer weather, local highway departments have been getting an extra jump on snow removal to avoid any flooding. WBFO’s Avery Schneider spoke to Highway Superintendents and brings us this report.