Update: PennDOT Restores 422 Speed Limit, Lifts Restriction

KING OF PRUSSIA PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Friday (Jan. 7, 2022) at 7:45 a.m. lifted all vehicle and speed limit restrictions that were in place on interstates and major highways across the Philadelphia region during the latest winter storm.

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

Read an earlier story about the speed restrictions, published Friday at 6:32 a.m., by The Posts, below.

U.S. Route 422 Speed Limit Temporarily Reduced

KING OF PRUSSIA PA – Speeds on U.S. Route 422 and 202, and five regional interstate highways, were temporarily reduced Friday (Jan. 7, 2022) beginning at about 1 a.m. by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation “due to the severity of the winter storm,” it said.

Speed limits of 45 miles per hour have been set for U.S. Routes 1, 30, 202, 422; Interstates 76, 95, 295, 476, 676; and state Routes 63, the 100 Spur, and 309. PennDOT is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel.

“Commercial vehicles must stay in the right lane while the speed restriction is in place on these highways,” it added. It also warned that “speed limits will be reduced on other roads as conditions warrant.”

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