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by Erin Pollina / Buffalo Sabres
HSBC Arena (photo: Bill Wippert)
Fans attending Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals between the Sabres and Bruins may want to plan ahead before coming downtown.

The New York State Thruway Authority announced construction on I-190 southbound will interrupt traffic from Exit 14 (Ontario Street) to Exit 9 (Peace Bridge-Canada-Porter Avenue) throughout the weekend - including during Saturday's game at HSBC Arena.

Southbound lanes will be closed from 7 p.m. on Friday April 16, through 6 a.m. on Monday April 19.

According to NYSTA “motorists traveling southbound on I-190 must exit at Exit 14 (Ontario Street) and proceed south on Rte 266 – Niagara Street, where they will then reenter I-190 southbound at Exit 9 (Peace Bridge-Canada-Porter Avenue).”

Gametime is at 1 p.m. Fans should give themselves extra time while heading to the game to account for any subsequent delays.

For the full construction schedule, click here.

For more Sabres travel information click here.
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