EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — PennDOT has reduced speed limits on several Northeastern and Central PA roads as snow falls across the area.

Check out the snowy conditions in the video box below on Blackman Street in Wilkes-Barre from Thursday morning.

PennDOT says commercial vehicles must use the right lane and speed limits have been reduced to 45 mph on the following roads:

  • Interstate 81 in Lackawanna, and Susquehanna counties;
  • Interstate 380 in Lackawanna, Wayne, and Monroe counties.

PennDOT has also announced the Veterans Memorial Bridge on Route 61 in Sunbury, Northumberland County is closed to pedestrians due to icy conditions.

PennDOT also advises drivers the right driving lane and shoulder of I-80 eastbound are closed at MM 233, just past the Buckhorn exit, due to a tractor-trailer crash in Hemlock Township in Columbia County.

Route 15 southbound is closed at the Sebring exit in Tioga County due to a tractor-trailer crash. Southbound drivers are being detoured off and back on at the Sebring exit with both lanes expected to reopen later this afternoon.

PennDOT recommends drivers not travel if they don’t have to. You can check all the latest road restrictions by using 511PA.com.