Gov. Hochul announces lifesaving measures coming to I-84 following deadly bus crash

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the final details of the plan to add a crash gate to the interstate Wednesday that firefighters have been demanding for more than 20 years.

News 12 Staff

Feb 15, 2024, 1:12 AM

Updated 65 days ago

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Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the final details of the plan to add a crash gate to the interstate Wednesday following the deadly bus crash in Waywayanda.
The State Department of Transportation will design and install a new entranceway and access gate at the County Route 49.
This change will provide emergency service vehicles direct, faster access to I-84.
The town of Waywayanda will maintain the entranceway and ramp going forward.
Firefighters have been calling for the gate for more than 20 years.
Construction will begin this spring.


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