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Travel bans announced for certain vehicles on Indiana Toll Road, Ohio Turnpike


Transportation officials in two states have announced travel bans for some vehicles ahead of a major winter weather storm.

Indiana Toll Road

Starting on Wednesday February 2 at 12:00 a.m (EST) through Thursday February 3 at 6:00 p.m., the following vehicles are not permitted on the Toll Road:

  • ALL triple tractor-trailers
  • ALL doubles
  • High-profile steel haulers
  • High-profile oversize permit loads

All other vehicle types are permitted to travel on the Indiana Toll Road.

Ohio Turnpike

The Ohio Turnpike has issued a Travel Ban for all High-Profile Vehicles from Toll Plaza 2 to Toll Plaza 239, effective Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 07:00 am through Friday February 4, 12:00 pm.

The implemented Travel Ban will be continually evaluated throughout the duration of the storm.

When a Travel Ban is placed into effect, the following types of vehicles shall be banned from traveling the Ohio Turnpike until the Travel Ban is canceled:

  • All triple-trailer combination commercial vehicles
  • Box-type double-trailer combination commercial vehicles in excess of ninety (90) feet in length.
  • Mobile home / Office trailers.
  • Boat and horse trailers towed by passenger vehicles or pickup trucks.
  • High-profile campers and enclosed trailers, which are defined as trailers designed for a person of average height to stand in.

Not included in the Travel Ban are self-propelled motor homes, low-profile trailers, fold-down camper trailers, pickup trucks with slide-on camper units, vehicles towing fifth-wheel type trailers, or any other type of trailers towed by passenger vehicles or pickup trucks.  Also, excluded from the Travel Ban are commercial trucks towing single flatbed or box-type trailers, flatbed double-trailer combinations in excess of ninety (90) feet and any double-trailer combination commercial vehicles less than ninety (90) feet.


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