BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The New York State Thruway Authority has announced a travel ban on empty tractor trailers beginning Saturday at noon due to the high winds.
The Thruway Authority says empty trucks will be banned on the I-190 and the I-90 between Geneva (exit 42) and the state line (exit 61).
🚨 TRAVEL ALERT: An EMPTY TRUCK BAN will take effect beginning at NOON TOMORROW until further notice. Empty tractor trailers and tandems will be banned on I-90 between exit 42 (Geneva) and exit 61 (Ripley to PA line) and I-190. Speed reductions may be implemented if necessary. pic.twitter.com/gNc2Kdj8ym— NYS Thruway Authority (@NYSThruway) December 11, 2021
Tandem trucks are also banned.
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