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PennDOT Issues a Tier 4 Restriction on Interstate 84 in Lackawanna, Pike and Wayne Counties

Dunmore, PA – Due to the winter storm impacting the region, PennDOT has issued a tier 4 restriction on Interstate 84 in Lackawanna, Pike and Wayne counties beginning at 8:00 AM.

A Tier 4 restriction bans ALL COMMERCIAL VEHICLE from the interstates.  PennDOT encourages motorists to avoid unnecessary travel.

Although PennDOT has crews treating roadways around the clock, the department's primary goal is to keep roads passable, not completely free of ice and snow. PennDOT will continue to treat roadways throughout the storm until precipitation stops and roads are clear.

In addition, PennDOT reminds motorists to pack an emergency kit for their vehicles. A basic kit should include non-perishable food, water, blanket, small shovel and warm clothes. When preparing an emergency kit, motorists should take into account special needs of passengers such as baby food, pet supplies or medications and pack accordingly. Motorists can check conditions on major roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 1,000 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.


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