PennDOT restores speed limits on several Philadelphia area roadways following winter storm

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Philadelphia sees 1st snow in nearly 2 years
The snow drought in the Philadelphia region finally came to an end on Monday night.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- PennDOT has lifted all speed limit restrictions that were in place on all interstates and major highways across the Philadelphia region during the winter storm.

Officials said crews will continue to treat roadways throughout the storm until precipitation stops and roads are clear.

The department asks driver to allow plenty of space when driving near plow trucks. Also, drivers should never attempt to pass a truck while it is plowing or spreading winter materials.

Several inches of snow fell Monday night into Tuesday, according to AccuWeather.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire region through 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

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