The Turnpike Commission says on Wednesday they will announce other sections where the speed limit will also be increased.
Throughout the day on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will gradually unveil signs posting a 70 mile an hour speed limit on most sections of the road between Morgantown in Berks County to the Blue Mountain Interchange in Cumberland County.
Due to the winter storm, the speed limit on several major roads in Pennsylvania have been reduced.
Turnpike officials say speed limits are now reduced to 45 miles per hour from the Gateway Toll Barrier (Exit #2) east to the Delaware River Bridge Interchange (Exit #359) and the Northeastern Extension (I-476) from Mid-County (Exit #20) north to the Clarks Summit Interchange (Exit #131).
Planning a summer road trip? Watch your speed because how fast you can go varies from state to state.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has temporarily reduced speed limits to 45 mph on all interstates and other expressways in the commonwealth as a major ice storm approaches.