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Speed Limits Restored on Roadways in the Region

12/02/2019

​PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on several roadways in the region. 

Due to the winter storm impacting the region, speed limits were reduced yesterday to 45 mph on Interstate 80 and 380. All speeds are restored to their usual posted limits.

PennDOT is continuing to treat roadways in the area and will continue until roads are clear.

Motorists can check conditions and snow-plow locations 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 860 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 accessible on the 511PA website.

Subscribe to PennDOT news in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties at www.penndot.gov/District5.  For more winter driving tips and information on how
PennDOT treats winter storms, visit www.PennDOT.gov.
 
Follow regional PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAAllentown,
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Ronald J. Young, Jr., M.P.A., 610-871-4555, ronyoung@pa.gov; Sean A. Brown, 610-871-4556, sebrown@pa.gov.
 
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