Uniontown, PA – PennDOT has lifted the
temporary restrictions on certain vehicles from traveling on the
has also lifted the speed limit and right-lane-only commercial
vehicle restrictions that were in place on several roadways in the
Due to the winter storm impacting the region, PennDOT
temporarily restricted certain vehicles from using the interstates late
yesterday (January 16, 2022) to help ensure that the interstates
remained open during the most challenging conditions of the winter
storm. Additionally, speed limits were reduced yesterday to 45 mph on
several roadways in the region. All speeds are restored to their usual posted
continuing to treat roadways in the area and will continue until roads are
While PennDOT recommends not traveling during winter
storms, 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 traffic cameras.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application
for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts.
For more winter driving tips and information on how PennDOT
treats winter storms, visit www.penndot.gov/winter.
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Washington, and Westmoreland counties at https://www.penndot.gov/RegionalOffices/district-12/Pages/default.aspx
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