Tractor trailers ban has been instated in New York and New Jersey yet another winter storm bears down on the East coast.
The ban in New Jersey began at 8:00 p.m. on March 20th and the New York ban began at around 6:00 a.m. on March 21st.
In New Jersey, the commercial vehicle travel ban is in effect for the entire length of the following interstates:
Here are the roadways which ban commercial travel in New York:
- I-84 to the Connecticut border
- I-95 to the Connecticut border
- I-87 (Thruway) in both directions (north/south) between Exit 1 (NYC Line) and Exit 17 (I-84)
- I-287 (Cross Westchester Expressway) in both directions (east/west) between Exit 1 (Route 119) and Exit 12 (I-95/Midland Avenue)
- I-95 (New England Thruway) in both directions (north/south) from the NYC Line to the Connecticut Line
- I-84 in both directions (east/west) between the PA Line and Connecticut Line
- I-684 in both directions (north/south) between the Hutchinson River Parkway and I-84
In both states, the travel ban applies to:
- All tractor-trailers
- Empty straight CDL-weighted trucks
- Passenger vehicles pulling trailers
- Recreational vehicles
Authorities say the ban will remain in place “until further notice.” There is no estimated time of reopening.