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Truck travel restrictions to go into effect in Pennsylvania on Tuesday


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is planning to restrict travel for certain vehicle types on Tuesday ahead of a winter storm.

Effective at 12:00 a.m. on March 14, PennDOT will implement the following vehicle travel restrictions:

Tier 1: Empty Tractor Trailers
*I-80: I-81 to NJ Line
*I-81: I-80 to NY Line
*I-476 PA Turnpike: Pocono to Clarks Summit

Tier 3: All Commercial Vehicles w/o Chains or ATD Onboard
*I-84: I-81 to NY Line
*I-380: I-80 to I-81

The travel restrictions are subject to change with the weather conditions.

The following vehicles are restricted in all tiers: Oversized loads, Tractors without trailers, Empty Box Trucks, Motorcycles, Tow-behind trailers, RVs/campers, Buses without ATD.

Visit 511pa.com for the latest travel information from PennDOT.

The New York State Thruway has issued a similar truck travel ban — please click here for more.


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