Travel restrictions issued ahead of winter storm

From staff reports

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike are implementing phased restrictions as today’s winter storm is expected to bring mixed precipitation statewide.

At 6 a.m., a full commercial vehicle ban, including buses, will be in place on Interstate 80 from the Interstate 79 interchange to the Interstate 99 interchange.

A 45-mph speed restriction will be in place on all roadways with vehicle restrictions, and may be implemented on non-vehicle-restricted roadways as well.

PennDOT is encouraging motorists to check road conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles across the state, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting

See a map of planned restrictions at, and when restrictions are effective, they can be viewed at