WEST TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – Authorities in New Jersey say the commercial vehicle travel ban in place due to the snowstorm will be lifted at midnight.
All vehicles previously listed in the ban will be able to resume normal travel.
Commercial vehicles entering the state should take note of possible speed restrictions on some roads.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the PA Turnpike will also lift a commercial ban at midnight.
At 8 p.m., the overall ban on commercial vehicle restrictions came off Interstates 83 and 380, and restrictions on empty trucks, tractors pulling double trailers and trailers towed by cars and pick- up trucks also were lifted from Interstate 81 between the Maryland line and the junction of Interstates 80 and 81 in Luzerne County.
A ban on commercial vehicles was lifted from Interstate 70, from the Maryland line to the Turnpike, at 4 p.m. and from Interstate 84 at 6 p.m.
The PA Turnpike lifted additional truck/trailer and speed-limit restrictions on some sections of the Turnpike system in western and central Pennsylvania at 8 p.m.:
- The truck/trailer ban was lifted on the east-west mainline (Interstate 76 and Interstates 70/76) from the Breezewood Exit (No. 161) to the Harrisburg East Exit (No. 247).
- The 45 mph speed-limit restriction was lifted on the east-west mainline (I-70/76) from the New Stanton Exit (No. 75) to the Breezewood Exit (No. 161).
At 10 p.m. the commercial and speed restrictions will be lifted off the portion of Interstate 476, the PA Turnpike Northeastern Extension.
At midnight, the commercial vehicle ban was to be lifted off Interstate 78.
Also, at midnight the remaining restrictions on light vehicles and trailers will be lifted from Interstates 76, 80, 95, 176, 476 and 676 in eastern Pennsylvania, and the remaining sections of the Pennsylvania Turnpike — Interstates 76 and 276 (the east-west mainline).