In This Issue
Developer Renovates South Transit Plaza
Sally Beauty Suppy Relocates
Surgery Center Nearing Completion
Brad Angelo Lanes Opens
Mantelli Trailer to Expand
Sprint Adds Lockport Outlet

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Developer Renovates South Transit Plaza 


One of the original strip plazas on Lockport's Transit Road Corridor, South Transit Plaza, is undergoing an extensive facelift by developer/owner Glen Miller. The plaza, which houses A&S Sew & Vac, VNA Nursing Association, Fast Cash Bottle Redemption Center, Ink Tech and Nail Trix, is located on the west side of Transit Road, south of Ruhlmann Road and south of Home Depot Plaza.


Magic Mist

Car Wash

Magic Mist


Construction has begun on a four-bay car wash at the intersection of South Transit Road (NY 78) and Bartz Road. The facility is being constructed by Craig Heidemann, and will operate under the name of "Magic Mist". The car wash will join existing car wash services Power Wash, located at the intersection of NY 78 and NY 93, and Transit Road Car Wash, located at the intersection of NY 78 and Dorchester Road. 



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ENHS Surgery Center

Nearing Completion

Eastern Niagara Health Systems is nearing completion of its new $5.6 million Ambulatory Surgery Center at 5875 South Transit Road. Radiology and lab services opened on October 16th, and ExpressCare services are scheduled to begin in mid-November. The Ambulatory Surgery Center represents another significant investment in health care facilities in the Transit Road Corridor; located immediately adjacent are the South Lockport Medical Campus and the Snyder Drive Professional Office Park.     

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Sally Beauty Relocates

Sally Beauty, which has operated a cosmetics outlet in the Tops Plaza, has relocated to the Home Depot Plaza at 5750 South Transit Road. It will be located between Nails Style and Regis Hair Salon.

Transit North News         Fall 2012

Transit North News is published by the Town of Lockport Economic Development Department in order to keep businesses located on Lockport's Transit Road Corridor informed about business developments and public improvements which may impact their operations. Transit North encompasses the section of NY 78 within Niagara County, from Millersport Highway to the Erie Canal. 

Brad Angelo Lanes Opens  

Brad Angelo Lanes    

Professional Bowling Association (PBA) pro Brad Angelo, a native of Lockport, has acquired the former South Transit Lanes, located at 6280 South Transit Road. In addition to the 24 bowling lanes, the facility features a pro shop, game room, bar and kitchen. 

Mantelli Trailer to Expand 

Mantelli logo 


Mantelli Trailer, one of the largest recreational vehicle outlets in Western New York, has acquired the adjoining three acres south of its current facility located at 6865 South Transit Road. Owned and operated by Mark and Kim Watson, the current sales and service facility consists of 7,460 square feet. Plans call for Mantelli Trailer to expand through a combination of demolition and new construction in order to expand outdoor display space as well as improve its RV service facilities.

Sprint Adds Lockport Outlet

 Sprint Store     

Sprint, a national telecommunications leader, has opened its third retail outlet in Western New York in the Home Depot Plaza on South Transit Road in Lockport. Sprint offers a full range of telecommunications devices at its store at 5758 South Transit Road, next to GNC in the Panera Bread wing of the Home Depot Plaza.

Master Motors, which has operated a used car dealership at 6575 South Transit Road, has purchased the property north of its site at 6563 South Transit Road. The expanded site has enabled Master Motors to add used trucks to its inventory of vehicles for sale.  

Business Updates:
Heinrich Chevrolet

Heinrich Chevrolet has completed a $350,000 upgrade to its showroom and facade, located at 5775 South Transit Road. 


Cappellino Nissan

Niagara Nissan

A $400,000 renovation of the automotive showroom and administrative offices at Cappellino's Niagara Nissan at 6069 South Transit Road has been completed.  

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David Kinyon                Marc Smith

Town of Lockport                            Town of Lockport 

Economic Development                   Supervisor