Travel advisory issued: Tractor trailers banned on several NY roadways

Travel advisory issued: Tractor trailers banned on several NY roadways

Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a travel advisory and travel ban beginning Wednesday, March 7 at 8 a.m due to the hazardous winter weather conditions expected in many parts of the state.

Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a travel advisory and travel ban beginning Wednesday, March 7 at 8 a.m due to the hazardous winter weather conditions expected in many parts of the state.

Once the advisory and ban go into effect, drivers are urged to avoid any necessary travel, and all tractor trailers, tandem trailers, buses, box trucks, and other high profile vehicles are banned from the following roadways:

New York State Thruway from Exit 36 (Syracuse) to the New York City line, including the Berkshire Spur to the Massachusetts State Line, I-95, Garden State Parkway Connector and I-287

I-88 from Binghamton to Albany

I-81 from Pennsylvania line to the New York State Thruway

Route 17 Binghamton to I-84

I-84 from the Connecticut State Line to the Pennsylvania State Line

I-684 from I-84 to I-287

The governor’s office says the New York State Police will strictly enforce the ban, and will stop and ticket anyone who is in violation.