EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — PennDOT has put speed and travel restrictions in place due to inclement weather Friday.

The following roadways are currently under a speed restriction of 45 mph. Commercial vehicles are also restricted to the right lane during this time.

  • Interstate 180
  • Interstate 81

Restrictions are at a Tier 1 level, which includes:

  • Tractors without trailers
  • Tractors towing unloaded or lightly loaded enclosed trailers, open trailers or tank trailers
  • Tractors towing unloaded or lightly loaded tandem trailers
  • Enclosed, unloaded, or lightly loaded cargo delivery trucks/box trucks that meet the definition of a CMV;
  • Passenger vehicles (cars, SUVs, pickup trucks, etc.) towing trailers; 
  • Recreational vehicles/motorhomes; 
  • School buses, commercial buses and motor coaches; and motorcycles. 

Additionally, PennDOT says the following roads were impacted by downed trees, power lines, or flooding:

  • State Route 4035 (Robbins road/Pond Hill road) in Huntington Township, Luzerne County
  • State Route 4003 (Manning Road/Jordan Hollow Road) between PA 438 Montdale Road in Scott Township to PA 107 Benton Road in Benton Township, Lackawanna County
  • State Route 3008 (Bear Gap Road) between Rhodestown Road in Locust Township and White Church Road in Cleveland Township, Columbia County
  • State Route 1025 (Shakespeare Road) between Hobbes Road and Route 45 in East Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County
  • State Route 1019 (Eleventh Avenue) between Spruce Street and Weatherfield Road in Shamokin Dam Borough, Snyder County
  • Route 2001 (Beaver Run Road) between Route 192 and Cannon Road in Buffalo Township, for flooding.

Roads that are now open:

  • State Route 4008 (Ellsworth Hill Road/Sickler Road) in Washington Township, Wyoming County
  • Route 4017 (Legion Road) between Rod and Gun Club Road in Madison Township, Columbia County, and Maple Ridge Road / Ridge Road in Pine Township, for downed utilities.
  • Route 2024 (Beaver Valley Road) between Pops Lane and Pops Lane in Beaver Township, Columbia County, due to downed trees and utilities
  • State Route 3010 (Steckermill Road) between Mowery Road and Narehood Road in Liberty Township, Montour County
  • State Route 3007 (Iron Bridge Road) between Route 522 and Route 3008 (Paxtonville Road) in Franklin Township, Snyder County
  • Route 4001 (Sunbury Road) between Route 4002 (Kipps Run Road) and Avenue G in Riverside Borough, Northumberland County, for flooding.
  • State Route 3004 (Creek Road) between Paddy Mountain Road and Winnawood Lane in Hartley Township, Union County.

This article will be updated frequently as more restrictions are announced or removed.