The state Department of Transportation this morning lifted the temporary ban on trucks traveling on major highways of south-central Pennsylvania.

The restrictions — which had prohibited all double trailers, empty trailers, and tow-behind-trailers from traveling on the interstates and major expressways in the region — was in effect from 8 a.m. Saturday until 9 a.m. Sunday.

A 45-mph speed restriction remains in effect on major roads and expressways, according to PennDOT.

PennDOT officials said the department is still treating roadways in the region and will continue until roads are clear.

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