Governor Cuomo bans tractor trailers, buses on Thruway in advance of winter storm


    The ban will be in effect starting Saturday at 3 p.m. and will remain in effect for the duration of the storm.

    (WHAM) - Governor Andrew Cuomo is banning tractor trailers and buses from traveling on the New York State Thruway and most interstate highways in advance of this weekend's winter storm.

    The ban will be in effect starting Saturday at 3 p.m. and will remain in effect for the duration of the storm.

    The ban applies to the following interstate highways:

    DOT Highways:

    - I-88 from Binghamton to Albany

    - I-86/Rt 17 from PA border to I-87 (entire length)

    - I-81 from PA Border to Canadian Border

    - I-84 from PA Border to CT Border

    - I-684 from I-287 to I-84

    - I-87 from Albany to Canadian Border

    - I-390 from I-86 to I-90

    - I-99 from PA Border to I-86

    - I-90 from Thruway Exit 24 to Berkshire Spur Exit B2 (through Cap Dist)

    - Rt 219 from Peters Rd to I-90 (expressway section)

    - I-190 - full length (both Thruway and DOT sections)

    - I-290 - full length

    - Rt 5 Skyway - I-190 to NY179 (Milestrip Rd)

    - Rt 400 - NY16 to I-90

    - I-390, I-490, I-590 around Rochester

    - Alternate Route 7 in Albany County

    Thruway highways:

    - I-90 from PA line to Albany (Int. 24)

    - I-87 from Albany (Int. 24) to NYC line

    - I-287 (from Suffern to I-95)

    - Berkshire Spur from the Thruway Mainline to the Mass line

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