HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A travel ban is in effect for all tandem and empty tractor-trailers on Interstate 84 in Connecticut as of 6 a.m Tuesday as a nor’easter slams New England.
The ban was lifted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Gov. Ned Lamont.
The governor said the decision to ban some tractor-trailers was reached in coordination with New York state due to the expected heavy, wet snow and high winds along the interstate.
Nor’easter hits Connecticut: Timing, snow totals, possible power outages
“During peak periods of this storm, we are expecting to see very strong wind gusts and heavy wet snow in the northern region of the state, particularly along the I-84 corridor,” Lamont said Monday. “This storm is unique for our small state in that some areas are expected to receive a significant impact and in other regions, it may be less severe. I encourage everyone to stay alert for weather updates and take caution if you need to travel.”
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