Due to dangerous driving conditions across the area, the New York State police have announced a travel ban on several thruways.
Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday all tractor trailers, tandem trailers, buses, box trucks, and other high profile vehicles were restricted from entering or traveling on the following roadways: The New York State Thruway from Exit 36 (Syracuse) to the New York City line, including the Berkshire Spur to the Massachusetts State Line, I-95, Garden State Parkway Connector and I-287
For motorists that absolutely have to travel, the State Thruway Authority encourages everyone to download its mobile app which is available for iPhone and Android devices.
Motorists can also sign up for TRANSalert e-mails which provide the latest traffic conditions along the Thruway.
During major incidents, the authority broadcasts information on Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) and activates electronic message signs to alert motorists.
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