GObike News

May 17, 2019

SkyRide Traffic Impacts

On Sunday, May 19, thousands of cyclists will ride the Skyway, and Scajaquada and Kensington expressways. The car-free ride will result in brief traffic impacts. 

Please note the following traffic impact information:


  • Closures on the Skyway (Rt. 5), Scajaquada (Rt. 198), and Kensington (Rt. 33) expressways will begin at approximately 6 am 
  • All highways will reopen no later than 12 pm
  • Route 33/Kensington Expressway Westbound (into downtown) and Route 198/Scajaquada Eastbound will remain open all day
  • I-190 will not be directly affected
  • Motorists on Porter Avenue will experience delays between approximately 8:55 am to 9:45 am
  • Motorists on Niagara St. and Michigan Ave. will experience delays and may be instructed to follow police detours
  • Motorists using the Skyway/Rt. 5 E (North) will be encouraged to exit at Ridge Rd. and take South Park Ave. into Buffalo
SkyRide Traffic Impacts