Winter storm coming to Pennsylvania, restrictions start Monday evening

PA snow tractor trailer restrictions

PennDOT and the Turnpike will see speed restrictions on interstates, and bans on some larger commercial motor vehicles starting tonight. Heavy snow accumulation expected of 16 to 20 inches in some areas. Snow is expected to move into far southern and far northern PA shortly after sunset.

Travel Restrictions and PennDOT Resources

To help PennDOT and PA Turnpike crews get the optimum access to the interstates and expressways during the storm, beginning at 10 p.m. Monday, these restrictions will be in place on all interstates and expressways east of Interstate 99 and including Interstate 99:

  • 45 mph speed limit
  • Ban on tandem truck trailers, empty trailers, towed trailers, buses, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles.

These restrictions will be in place on Interstates 70, 76, 78, 80, 81, 83, 84, 283, 176, 180, 476, 380 and all expressways not on the interstate system. The Turnpike will have the same restrictions beginning at 10 p.m. Monday from the Bedford Interchange east to NJ and on the entire Northeastern extension. PennDOT is also cancelling all superload permits for movement on Tuesday.

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