The New York State Thruway Authority offers TRANSalerts, an email service to its customers that provides real-time information about major incidents that may affect
travel on the Thruway. You can get TRANSalerts by signing up for e-mail and text message alerts below or via Twitter by following ThruwayTraffic.
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Step 1: Enter Name and Email Address:
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Step 2: * Select message length:
Email alerts can be sent to any device capable of receiving email or text messages, including personal computers and mobile devices.
Note: Email messages from this service may exceed 160 characters. Before using this service with your cell phone or other mobile device please read and understand how this service will format and send messages.
Step 3: * Select the days/times to be alerted:
Step 4: * Select a Mainline Range and/or Section(s):
The Thruway's 496-mile mainline connects New York City and
Buffalo, the State's two largest cities.
Other Thruway sections make direct connections with the Connecticut
and Massachusetts Turnpikes, New Jersey's Garden State Parkway and Interstate
287, and other major expressways that lead to New England, Canada, the Midwest and
You may select any combination of a starting and ending point on the Thruway
Mainline and/or select any desired section(s) below.
AND/OR Select a Section(s):
I-84 TRAFFIC ALERTS - Operation and maintenance of Interstate 84
is the responsibility of the New York State Department of Transportation as of Monday,
October 11, 2010. As of October 11, 2010, the New York State Thruway Authority will
no longer send traffic alerts for I-84. For I-84 traffic updates, please visit www.nyalert.gov .
Step 5: * Agree to Terms and Submit Data:
The New York State Thruway Authority (Thruway Authority) provides these email traffic
alerts as a public service travel planning tool. The Thruway Authority endeavors
to publish the most accurate, up-to-date information available. However, because
traffic conditions change rapidly, the Thruway Authority cannot and does not guarantee
the accuracy of this information. There are often delays between the time
an incident occurs and the time it is reported to the Thruway Authority and posted
to the traffic alert information system. Also, lane and road closures may
exist that have not yet been reported to the Thruway Authority. Therefore,
these email traffic alerts are intended for general information purposes and the
Thruway Authority advises all receivers of these alerts that they should not be
relied upon without independent verification.
The Thruway Authority, its officers, employees and agents, shall not be liable for,
and recipients of these email traffic alerts expressly agree not to make any charges
or claims for, damages or losses of any kind arising out of receipt or inability
to receive these email traffic alerts, the use or reliance on these alerts or their
content, or any computer or software problems experienced in association with these
alerts. The Thruway Authority will not provide any technical support for receivers
of these email traffic alerts.
The information in these email traffic alerts is the property of the Thruway Authority.
Receivers of these email traffic alerts shall not sell, use in any process for value
added product, or otherwise distribute for profit in any form, any portion of these
email traffic alerts or the information contained therein without the express written
permission of the Thruway Authority.
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