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Brandie Kessler gives an update on the snow from Hellam Township.
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Watch: Checking roads during Tuesday snow | 8:24
Ted Czech and Paul Kuehnel hit the road to check out snow conditions in York County on Tuesday, March 20.
Ted Czech and Paul Kuehnel
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Working the controls of a PennDOT snowplow | 1:27
York County PennDOT has 55 snowplows for the 55 routes around the county.
Sean Heisey, York Daily Record
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Multiple tractor trailers have been spotted along I-83 Wednesday morning despite a travel ban on all commercial vehicles.
PennDOT imposed the restriction on I-83 starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.
A series of restrictions also banned empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks; tractors hauling double trailers; tractors hauling empty trailers; trailers pulled by passenger vehicles; pick-up trucks; motorcycles; and recreational vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and some other routes.
State police are responsible for enforcing the restrictions on I-83.
However, with the number of crashes reported during the Wednesday morning commute, Trooper James Spencer said it’s not a high priority.
“Our primary concern is the crashes that occur,” he said.
Around 9 a.m., Spencer said there were five crashes on I-83.
He also said two tractor trailers were having trouble making it up a hill on the interstate north of Route 182.
Drivers could receive a traffic citation for failing to adhere to the commercial vehicle travel ban. But as of Wednesday morning, Spencer said he was not aware of any such citations issued so far that day.
“We’ve been busy with crashes,” Spencer said. “We didn’t have enough time to do any enforcement yet … It’s something we keep in the back of our head. If we’re on the interstate and we see it, we’ll pull them over and advise them of the situation.”
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