Travel Advisory

    January 8, 2018


PA Turnpike Lifts Speed Restrictions in Western PA


The PA Turnpike has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place from the Ohio line east to the Somerset Interchange at milepost 110. PA Turnpike officials till urge motorists to travel with caution as weather conditions may change. Turnpike crews will continue to treat the roadway as needed.

While driving on the Turnpike in bad weather, motorists are advised to follow these vital protocols:

  • always travel at a safe speed for conditions, no matter what the posted limit is;
  • allow plenty of space when driving near plow trucks; and
  • never pass a truck that is actively plowing or spreading salt.

In case of an accident, breakdown or other emergency, PA Turnpike motorists should dial *11 on a mobile phone. Be prepared to give the milepost location and direction of travel, and move vehicles out of active travel lanes if possible.

Before heading out, motorists can check PA Turnpike conditions at; look at the “Current Alerts” ticker at the top for restrictions. Travelers can also call the toll-free TRIP line at 866-976-TRIP (8747) for the latest travel and toll information.

Follow the PA Turnpike on Twitter at: @PATurnpikeAlert.

CONTACT: Renee Vid Colborn
Phone: 724.755.5260