PennDOT issues another round of Commercial Vehicle Restrictions

February 19, 2019 3:53 PM | Brandon Moree (Administrator)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has issued another round of commercial vehicle bans ahead of the forecasted winter weather on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

At 6:00 AM 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) and I-99 from I-80 to the Turnpike.

Also at 6:00 AM 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 following vehicles will be prohibited:

  • 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 I-81 to I-95 (Exit 43);
  • I-76 (Turnpike and non-Turnpike, New Stanton to Philadelphia);
  • I-78 full length from I-81 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-80 from I-99 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-81 from the Maryland state line to the New York state line; 
  • I-83 from the Maryland state line to I-81;
  • I-84 full length from I-81 to the New York state line;
  • I-176;
  • I-180 full length from Route 220/U.S. 15 to I-80;
  • I-276; PA Turnpike
  • I-283;
  • I-295;
  • I-380 full length from I-81 to I-80;
  • I-476 (non-Turnpike, full length);
  • I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from Mid County (exit 20) to Clarks Summit (exit 131); 
  • I-676;
  • Route 22 from I-78 to the New Jersey state line; and
  • Route 33 from I-78 to I-80.
  • 45 MPH Speed Restrictions
    • I-70
    • I-78 – I-81 to Berks County Line
    • I-79 – Exit 105 to West Virginia Line
    • I-80 – Ohio State Line to Clinton/Union County Line
    • I-81 – Maryland State Line to I-78
    • I-83
    • I-99
    • I-279
    • I-283
    • I-376
    • I-579
    • PA 28 – I-279 to US 422 
    • PA 283 (SR 300)
    • PA 581
    • US 30 – York & Lancaster County only (District 8)
    • US 15 – Maryland State Line to PA 581
    • US 22 – Cambria/Indiana County Line to I-99 (District 9)
    • US 22/322 – I-81 to State College
    • US 219
    • US 222 – US 30 to Berks County Line (District 8)
    • US 322 – State College (US 22/322 Split) to I-99
    • PA Turnpike – Toll Road 43
    • PA Turnpike – Toll Road 66
    • PA Turnpike – I-76 (Ohio State Line to Carlisle, PA)
    • PA Turnpike – I-376

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