Several speed limits are reduced on several roads in our area.
Due to current weather conditions, PennDOT is lowering the speed limit to 45 miles per hour on the following roads:
• I-80 in Clinton, Centre and Clearfield counties
• I-99 in Centre County
• I-99 from the Turnpike in Bedford County to the Centre County Line
• U.S. Route 322 in Mifflin, Centre, and Clearfield counties
• U.S. Route 22/322 in Juniata County
•U.S. Route 220 in Clinton County
• I-70 from Maryland to Breezewood
• Route 22 from the I-99 Interchange in Blair County to the Indiana County Line
• Route 219 from Ebensburg to Somerset
As of 1 p.m., the PA Turnpike has lowered the speed limit on much of its system. Speeds are now reduced to 45 miles per hour from the Donegal Interchange (exit 91) in Westmoreland County to the Delaware River Bridge (milepost 359) in Chester County, as well as on the Northeastern Extension (I-476) to the Lehigh Valley Interchange (exit 57) in Lehigh County.
While driving in severe weather, drivers are advised to follow these protocols:
• Always travel at a safe speed for conditions, no matter what the posted limit is
• Allow plenty of space when driving near plow trucks
• Never pass a truck that is actively plowing or spreading salt