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Speed limits reduced to 45 mph on major roadways

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

PennDOT has issued winter weather advisories for major Central Pennsylvania roadways and has reduced the speed limit to 45 miles per hour on the following roads:

  • Interstate 81 in Franklin, Cumberland, Dauphin and Lebanon counties (reduced from 55-65 MPH)
  • Interstate 78 in Lebanon County (reduced from 65 MPH)
  • Interstate 83 in York, Cumberland and Dauphin counties (reduced from 55-65 MPH)
  • Interstate 283 in Dauphin County (reduced from 55 MPH)
  • PA 283 in Dauphin and Lancaster counties (reduced from 55-65 MPH)
  • US 22/322 in Dauphin County (reduced from 55 MPH)
  • US 22/322 in Perry County (reduced from 55-65 MPH)
  • PA 581 in Cumberland County (reduced from 55 MPH)
  • US 11 in Franklin and Cumberland counties (reduced from 55 MPH)
  • US 15 in Adams, York and Cumberland counties (reduced from 55-65 MPH)
  • US 11/15 in Cumberland and Perry County counties (reduced from 55 MPH)

The Turnpike Commission is urging drivers to reduce their speeds but have not yet reduced their speed limit.

PennDOT is encouraging drivers to stay off the roads. If you must drive, use caution and allow plenty of space when driving near plow trucks.

They are also reminding motorists that the department's primary goal is to keep roads passable, not completely free of ice and snow.

For roadway updates, you can  follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAHarrisburg.

 

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