South Nine Mile Road Detour Extended

If you ususally drive South Nine Mile Road, it looks like it’ll be a while before you can drive on it again.
Reopening that stretch will take a lot longer than the week originally expected by the New York State Department of Transportation. They found some issues with the road’s culvert failure late last week and the state DOT will now have to find a contractor to fix it.
Part of the road on Seneca Indian Nation territory has been closed since Jan. 24th
Area lawmakers are supporting New York’s plan to give pistol owners more time to file for a permit extension. As many as 10,000 Cattaraugus County pistol permit holders didn’t recertify their permits by the Jan. 31 deadline. A group of county lawmakers is asking the County Legislature to go on record as favoring a legislative solution — by the New York State Legislature.
It has been referred to the Legislature’s County Operations/Public Safety Committee and the Finance Committee. both meet tonight.