The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has issued a series of vehicle travel restrictions that go into effect Thursday evening.

Ahead of an approaching winter storm, PennDOT plans to implement travel restrictions for certain vehicle types beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 24.

Effective at 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 24, Tier 1 restrictions are in place for:

  • The entire length of Interstate 99

Effective at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 24, Tier 1 restrictions are in place for:

  • I-79 from I-80 to I-90
  • The entire length of I-80
  • I-81 from I-78 to the New York border
  • The entire length of I-84
  • The entire length of I-180
  • The entire length of I-380
  • The entire length of Route 33

The restrictions will remain in place until further notice from PennDOT.

Under Tier 1 restrictions, the following vehicles are not permitted on affected roadways:

  • Tractors without trailers
  • Tractors towing unloaded or lightly loaded enclosed trailers, open trailers or tank trailers
  • Tractors towing unloaded or lightly loaded tandem trailers
  • Enclosed cargo delivery trucks that meet the definition of a CMV
  • Passenger vehicles (cars, SUV’s, pickup trucks, etc.) towing trailers
  • Recreational vehicles/motorhomes
  • School buses, commercial buses and motor coaches not carrying chains or Alternate Traction Devices (ATD’s)
  • Motorcycles

Keep up with the latest travel information from PennDOT at www.511PA.com.

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