Dunmore, PA – PennDOT has lifted some of the speed limit restrictions that were in place on some of the roadways in the region. As of 4 pm:
There is a still a ban of all commercial vehicles on I-84 & I-380.
Speed Limits Restored on Some of the Roadways in the Region Dunmore, PA – PennDOT has lifted some of the speed limit restrictions that were in place on some of the roadways in the region. As of 4 pm: There is a still a ban of all commercial vehicles on I-84 & I-380. For all other vehicles, there is a 45 MPH Speed Restriction on 84 and 380. All other speed restrictions in the area have been lifted. Empty and tandem trucks are banned on all of Interstate 81 and on I-80, east of I-81. Due to the winter storm impacting the region, speed limits were reduced this morning to 45 mph on all interstates in the region. PennDOT is continuing to treat roadways in the area and will continue until roads are clear. Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website. The department also asks motorists to allow plenty of space when driving near plow trucks. Also, for their own safety and the safety of plow operators, motorists should never attempt to pass a truck while it is plowing or spreading winter materials. PennDOT reminds motorists to pack an emergency kit for their vehicles. A basic kit should include non-perishable food, water, blanket, small shovel and warm clothes. When preparing an emergency kit, motorists should take into account special needs of passengers such as baby food, pet supplies or medications and pack accordingly. PennDOT also reminds citizens that downloadable materials, including home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are available at www.ReadyPA.org or by downloading the free ReadyPA app for Apple or Android devices. Citizens can also find information about getting involved in local emergency response efforts and other volunteer opportunities through the ReadyPA website. For more winter driving tips and information on how PennDOT treats winter storms, visit www.PennDOT.gov/winter. Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PANortheast