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Speed reduced on two Mercer County interstates.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is temporarily reducing the speed limit on two interstates in Mercer County.

Due to the winter weather, PennDOT has reduced speeds to 45 mph on Interstate 80 in Mercer and Venango Counties, as well as I-376 from Mercer to Allegheny Counties.

In addition, PennDOT is imposing restrictions on certain trucks and other vehicles on Interstate 80 in Mercer and Venango counties until the storm moves out of the state.

A traveling ban is in place on Interstate 80 from Exit 19 (Interstate 79 interchange in Mercer County) to Exit 161 (Route 220, Bellefonte) for the following vehicles:

Empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks

All Large Combination Vehicles (double trailers)

Tractors hauling empty trailers

Any trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs

All motorcycles

All recreational vehicles and RVs

Additional restrictions are in place along other interstates throughout Pennsylvania.  

PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on several roadways in Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence counties.

Speeds are reduced to 45 mph on the following highways:

Interstates 79, 279 (Parkway North), 376 (Parkways East and West), and 579;

U.S. 22/30

Route 28

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