Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT has lifted the speed
limit restrictions that were in place on several roadways in the region.
Due to the winter
storm impacting the region, speed limits were reduced last evening to 45 mph on
all interstates and other routes in the region. All speeds are restored to
their usual posted limits.
PennDOT is continuing
to treat roadways in the area and will continue until roads are clear.
Motorists 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
also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices,
by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the
For more winter driving tips and information on how PennDOT
treats winter storms, visit www.PennDOT.gov.
Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPittsburgh
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010
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