Travel ban remains in effect for Orleans County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 24 December 2022 at 9:20 am

A travel ban remains in effect in Orleans County. No motorists should be on the roads except for plows, utility crews, fire department vehicles, EMS, law enforcement and hospital staff.

“It’s very treacherous conditions,” said Sheriff Chris Bourke. “Some roads are not passable.”

There is very low visibility, with blowing and drifting snow.

Niagara County Sheriff Michael Filicetti also said the travel ban is still in effect in Niagara County.

“The southern end of Niagara County continues to experience significant weather

Conditions,” Filicetti said. “Motorists who have not heeded the travel ban have become stranded in their vehicles. Please stay off the roadways so first responders can work to assist those motorists.”