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Rainbow Bridge Traffic Conditions

 

Latest Niagara Falls, New York, weatherBelow is the most current information on traffic conditions, border wait times, weather and road conditions for the Rainbow Bridge border crossing. You may need to refresh this page periodically to get current information.

For  complete information on this border crossing including times of operation and contact information see our Rainbow Bridge page.

There are two sources for wait time information for Whirlpool Bridge – The Niagara Bridge Commission and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.  Each service may show slightly different wait times.

Wait Times at the Rainbow Bridge Border Crossings
Source: U.S. Customs & Border Patrol Entering the U.S. at Rainbow Bridge
Hours of Operation – 24 hrs/day
9/26/2017
Entering Canada at Bridge
Personal Vehicles At 4:00 am EDT
no delay
2 lane(s) open
No delay
NEXUS Lanes Closed
Ready Lane Lanes Closed
Commercial Vehicles N/A Not applicable
FAST N/A
Current Wait Times Entering the U.S. 
To U.S.A. Lewiston
Queenston
Rainbow** Whirlpool**
(Nexus Only)
Peace
Bridge
Autos  No Delay No Delay N/A  No Delay
Trucks  No Delay N/A N/A  No Delay
Nexus N/A N/A CLOSED  No Delay

Source: The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission
Real-time technology is not currently available at the Rainbow Bridge and Whirlpool Bridge. These bridges are updated hourly by the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.

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Current Wait Times Entering Canada
To Canada Lewiston
Queenston
Rainbow** Whirlpool**
(Nexus Only)
Peace
Bridge
Autos  No Delay No Delay N/A  No Delay
Trucks  No Delay N/A N/A  No Delay
Nexus  No Delay N/A CLOSED  18 min

Source: The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission
Real-time technology is not currently available at the Rainbow Bridge and Whirlpool Bridge. These bridges are updated hourly by the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.

Traffic Map of the Rainbow Bridge Border Crossing Area

Current traffic congestion is shown if data is available.  This map is interactive so you may zoom in or out.

Rainbow bridge web cam

Rainbow Bridge Traffic Camera

Rainbow Bridge traffic camera provided by the NYDOT.

Niagara Street at Rainbow Blvd in the U.S.. Traffic closest to camera is traveling west towards the bridge.

Current Road Conditions in New York State and Ontario Province

We have special pages showing all current road advisories for the State of New York and the Province of Ontario around the Rainbow Bridge. These pages show problems such as roadway snow or ice, lane closures or blockages, road restrictions, traffic problems, and roadwork.

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