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PennDOT Announces Travel Ban Ahead of Winter Weather

PennDOT is implementing travel restrictions with winter weather in the forecast for Tuesday.
Click here for a map of all the affected routes.
At midnight, a full commercial vehicle ban (including buses) will be in place on I-70 in Fulton County (from the Maryland state line to the Turnpike) and on I-99 from I-80 to the Turnpike. Also at midnight, from New Stanton east to Carlisle, the Turnpike will prohibit:

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.

At 6 a.m. Tuesday, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike will implement a full commercial vehicle ban (including buses) on the following roadways:

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.

Also at 6 a.m. Tuesday, PennDOT and the Turnpike will prohibit 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 on the following roadways:

PA Turnpike (I-76, I-276, I-95) from I-81 to the New Jersey state line;
I-176;
I-283;
I-476 (non-Turnpike, full length);
I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from Mid-County (#20) to Lehigh Valley (exit 56);
I-676;
I-76 (Turnpike and non-Turnpike, New Stanton to Philadelphia);
I-78 full length from I-81 to the New Jersey state line;
I-81 from the Maryland state line to I-78 split;
I-83 from the Maryland state line to I-81;
I-95 full length;
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 will be in place on all roads with vehicle restrictions at least during those times and may be implemented sooner and on non-vehicle-restricted roadways as well.