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The New York State Thruway Authority's Board of Directors has approved a proposal that would raise tolls on the superhighway effective January 2021.

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The New York State Thruway Authority has announced an agreement with Ontario regarding cashless tolls in the states.

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The Thruway Authority has sent a letter to the Seneca Nation regarding the portion of the I-90 running through the Cattaraugus Territory that describes how the condition of the roadway is worse than expected.

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The New York State Thruway Authority has made an overture toward the Seneca Nation in the continuing dispute over roadwork on a stretch of Thruway the runs through Seneca terrority.

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The New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors has approved a Design-Build team to install cashless tolling along the Thruway. The governor says the $355.3 million investment will make the Thruway system safer, greener and less congested for the some 267 million motorists that travel the superhighway each year.

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The New York State Thruway Authority is suing a West Seneca engineering firm and its contractors for four wind turbines along the I-90 that have been out of service since at least January.

Crews have started removing hundreds of New York interstate highway tourism signs that the federal government said the Cuomo administration installed illegally.

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Change is hours away at the Grand Island Tolls. After years of complaints about lengthy traffic tie ups and pollution from idling vehicles, the old toll booths will soon be a thing of the past.

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It has been 10 years since 20-year-old West Seneca native A.J. Larson lost his life in a texting-while-driving accident. In remembrance, the New York State Thruway is displaying a “Don’t Text While Driving. It's the Law.” reminder on digital signs in hopes of saving other lives. 

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Winter is around the corner and the New York State Thruway Authority has announced its readiness for the season.

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The Thruway Authority is being nudged by state auditors to develop a better plan to meet future costs.

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The New York Thruway Authority says bridge and highway tolls won't increase in 2016. 

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In a push to eliminate what some drivers call a commuter tax on local residents, Rep. Brian Higgins is leading a fight to eliminate a 15-cent Thruway toll just outside of Buffalo.

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Under pressure from Governor Cuomo, the State Thruway Authority has backed off on plans for a 45-percent toll increase for trucks.

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The Thruway Authority's proposal for a 45 percent toll hike on large trucks drew very limited support Thursday night during a public hearing in the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library auditorium.

Thruway Authority Executive Director Thomas Madison says the  increased revenue is needed. He also says the trucks do far more damage to the roadway than do cars -- 10,000 times more damage.

The New York State Thruway Authority begins hearings later this week on whether to impose a nearly 50 percent toll hike on trucks that use the toll highway.

Many who plan to attend the hearings will testify against the idea, saying it’s bad for business.

Business groups, along with the trucking industry, have objected, saying it would increase prices for every company that relies on trucks for shipping.