UPDATE: Speed Restrictions Lifted on Most Valley Highways


UPDATE: All speeds are restored to their usual posted limits. *There remains a speed restriction on Interstate 80 between mile marker 212B (Williamsport Exit) in Northumberland County and the Columbia / Luzerne County line. Commercial vehicles right (driving) lane only.


SUNBURY– The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that snow squalls are possible today in Central Pennsylvania. Snow squalls could create white out conditions which could virtually eliminate a driver’s visibility.


  PennDOT is ALSO temporarily reducing the speed limit to 45 mph on:

  1. Interstate 80 – between the Ohio state line and mile marker 212B (Williamsport Exit). Commercial vehicles right (driving) lane only.
  2. Interstate 180 – entire length. Commercial vehicles right (driving) lane only.


PennDOT is advising commercial vehicles and large trucks to avoid certain roadways as well:

  • Route 54, Natalie Mountain, between Route 487 in Ralpho Township and Route 61 in Mount Carmel Township, in Northumberland County.
  • Route 44 between Route 554 in Elimsport (Washington Township) and Route 654 in Limestone Township (just south of Jersey Shore) in Lycoming County.
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