Tractor Trailer Ban, Speed Restrictions on NY State Thruway Today
There are tractor trailer bans and speed restrictions on the New York State Thruway after Winter Storm Gail dumped anywhere from one to 3 feet of snow across the state.
All empty tractor trailers and tandem vehicles are banned from the Thruway (I-87) south of exit 24 (Albany) to New York City (including the Berkshire Spur, Garden State Parkway extension, New England Thruway and the Cross Westchester Expressway) until further notice.
Speed restrictions of 45mph are effect from I-90 at exit 36 (I-81 - Syracuse) to NYC line.
"If you must travel today, use extreme caution," urges the Thruway Authority. "Plows have been doing continuous loops and will keep going until after the storm."
Get up to date travel information at Thruway.ny.gov.