The Pennsylvania Department of
Transportation (PennDOT) has restored the speed limit on interstates 79
and 80 in the northwest region.
Motorists should continue to use caution while driving during
Although PennDOT crews have been treating roadways, the
department’s primary goal is to keep roads passable. Roadways will not
completely free of ice and snow while a winter storm event is happening.
PennDOT will continue to treat roadways throughout the storm until
precipitation stops and roads are clear.
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
1,000 traffic cameras.
is also available through a free smartphone application for iPhone and Android
devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible
on the 511PA website.
more information on PennDOT's winter preparations and additional winter-driving
resources for motorists, visit the
department's winter website.
Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Crawford,
Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties at www.penndot.gov/District1.
PennDOT’s northwest region on Twitter
MEDIA CONTACT: Saxon Daugherty, 814-678-7095