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Some I-83 restrictions lifted

Interstate 83 passes over Canal Road in Manchester Township. Thursday, December 6, 2018.
John A. Pavoncello photo

Some restrictions on Interstate 83 during Tuesday's storm have been lifted.

The state Department of Transportation said in a news release that the restrictions on I-83 that were imposed starting Tuesday morning were lifted at 1 p.m.

PennDOT said empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks; double trailers; tractors hauling empty trailers; trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs; and motorcycles and RVs are now allowed on I-83 from the Maryland line to Interstate 81.

Restrictions have also been lifted on the Pennsylvania Turnpike

The speed limit on I-83 remains dropped at 45 mph as of 2 p.m. Tuesday.