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Turnpike Commission Institutes Ban On Certain Vehicles Beginning Wednesday Night

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MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (CBS) – In anticipation of the coming winter storm, the Pa. Turnpike Commission is banning all empty and double tractor-trailers beginning at 11 p.m. on Wednesday.

The ban is in effect on the turnpike from Breezewood (Exit 161) to the Delaware River Bridge (Exit 359) and the entire Northeastern Extension (I-476) from Mid County (Exit 20) to Clarks Summit (Exit 131).

The Turnpike Commission also anticipates lowering the speed limit to 45 miles per hour in areas that warrant it.

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