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Travel bans go into effect Saturday ahead of snow storm

(WBNG) — New York State will be enacting a ban on all tractor trailers and buses traveling on highways.

According to the Department of Transportation, the ban goes into effect Saturday January 19, at 3 p.m.

Highways included in that ban are the entire length of Interstate 88, Interstate 86/Route 17, and Interstate 81.

For a look at travel alerts you can head to the 511NY website.

Here is a full list of highways with the tractor trailer and bus ban.

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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