Vehicle restrictions removed on some roads

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Vehicle restrictions have been removed from two more roads, but drivers are still urged to monitor weather conditions.

PennDOT and the PA Turnpike are lifting additional vehicle restrictions that were imposed as part of the storm impacting much of the state.

As of 2:30 p.m., the full commercial ban, including buses, is removed from I-70 in Fulton County from the Maryland state line to the Turnpike.

The PA Turnpike restriction 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 has been removed from New Stanton to Carlisle, leaving no vehicle restrictions on the Turnpike mainline.

The vehicle ban has been removed from the following roads:

    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
    • I-95 full length

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

    • 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)
    • 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
    • Route 33 from I-78 to I-80.

A 45 mph speed restriction is in place on various roads with or without vehicle restrictions.

Drivers are encouraged to find the most current restrictions and incidents at www.511.PA.com.

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