Some travel restrictions lifted!

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are lifting some of the vehicle restrictions that were imposed as part of the storm impacting much of the state.

At 1:00 PM, the agencies removed the ban on only empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks; all Large Combination Vehicles (double trailers); tractors hauling empty trailers; any trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs; all motorcycles; and all recreational vehicles and RVs from the following roadways:

  • PA Turnpike (I-76/70, I-276, I-95) from Carlisle to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-176;
  • I-283;
  • I-295;
  • I-476 (non-Turnpike, full length);
  • I-76 (non-Turnpike);
  • I-676;
  • I-83 from the Maryland state line to I-81; and
  • I-95 full length.

A full commercial ban (including buses) remains in effect on the following roadways:

  • I-70 in Fulton County (from the Maryland state line to the Turnpike);
  • I-99 from I-80 to the Turnpike;
  • Interstate 380 full length from I-81 to I-80;
  • I-80 from I-79 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-81 from I-78 to the New York state line;
  • I-84 full length from I-81 to the New York state line;
  • I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from I-78 to Clarks Summit (exit 131); and
  • I-180 full length from Route 220/U.S. 15 to I-80.

A prohibition on only empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks; all Large Combination Vehicles (double trailers); tractors hauling empty trailers; any trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs; all motorcycles; and all recreational vehicles and RVs remains on the following roadways:

  • I-78 full length from I-81 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-81 from the Maryland state line to I-83;
  • I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from Mid-County (#20) to Lehigh Valley (exit 56);
  • Route 22 from I-78 to the New Jersey state line; and
  • Route 33 from I-78 to I-80.

A 45-mph speed restriction is in place on various roadways with or without vehicle restrictions. Find the most-current restrictions and incidents at www.511PA.com.