Travel Ban and advisory issued for I-90

Tractor-trailers have been banned on the New York State Thruway from the Syracuse area to New York City because of the nor'easter that's hitting the region.

Posted: Mar. 7, 2018 6:15 PM

NEW YORK -- Tractor-trailers have been banned on the New York State Thruway from the Syracuse area to New York City because of the nor'easter that's hitting the region.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued the ban Wednesday for Interstate 90 from Exit 36 just outside Syracuse to the Albany area, and for Interstate 87 from Albany to the Yonkers-Bronx line.

The ban also includes tandem-trailers and box trucks.

Drivers who violate the ban could be ticketed facing up to 3 points on their license and fines. State officials said all drivers should avoid any travel unless absolutely necessary.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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