PennDOT Lists Travel Restrictions on Commercial Vehicles for Wednesday’s Storm

PennDOT has announced travel restrictions for Wednesday ahead of expected winter weather.

At 6 a.m. Wednesday, 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); I-99 from I-80 to the Turnpike; and I-80 from I-79 to the I-99 interchange.

*The ban on I-70 in Fulton County (from the Maryland state line to the Turnpike) was lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019

Also at 6 a.m. Wednesday, on I-80 from I-79 to the I-99 interchange and on the Turnpike from New Stanton (exit 75) east to Carlisle (exit 226), 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 noon on Wednesday, PennDOT and the PA 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,) from New Stanton to the New Jersey state line; *lifted as of 6:30 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-76 (non-Turnpike); *lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-78 full length from I-81 to the New Jersey state line; *lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-80 from I-99 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-81 from the Maryland state line to the New York state line; *lifted from Maryland state line to I-78 as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-83 from the Maryland state line to I-81; *lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-84 full length from I-81 to the New York state line;
  • I-176; *lifted as of 6:30 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-180 full length from Route 220/U.S. 15 to I-80; *lifted as of 6:00 a.m. 2/21/2019
  • I-276; PA Turnpike
  • I-283; *lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-295; *lifted as of 6:30 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-380 full length from I-81 to I-80;
  • I-476 (non-Turnpike, full length); *lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from Mid County (exit 20) to Clarks Summit (exit 131); *lifted from Mid County to Lehigh Valley as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • I-676; *lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • Route 22 from I-78 to the New Jersey state line; *lifted as of 10 p.m. 2/20/2019
  • Route 33 from I-78 to I-80.

Click here for the full map of PennDOT’s travel restrictions.

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