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Travel ban on the Ohio Turnpike

Register • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:19 PM

According to the Ohio Turnpike website...

Please be advised that the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission has placed a Travel Ban into effect from 8:30AM, April 14, 2014 until 12:00PM, April 14, 2014 due to high wind.  The Travel Ban may be extended or reduced as conditions warrant.  The Engineering Department is closely monitoring the situation.

When a Travel Ban is placed into effect, the following types of vehicles shall be banned from traveling the Ohio Turnpike until the Travel Ban is canceled:

All triple-trailer combination commercial vehicles

Box-type double-trailer combination commercial vehicles in excess of ninety (90) feet in length.

Mobile home / Office trailers.

Boat and horse trailers towed by passenger vehicles or pickup trucks.

High-profile campers and enclosed trailers, which are defined as trailers designed for a person of average height to stand in.

Not included in the Travel Ban are self-propelled motor homes, low-profile trailers, fold-down camper trailers, pickup trucks with slide-on camper units, vehicles towing fifth-wheel type trailers, or any other type of trailers towed by passenger vehicles or pickup trucks.  Also excluded from the Travel Ban are commercial trucks towing single flatbed or box-type trailers, flatbed double-trailer combinations in excess of ninety (90) feet and any double-trailer combination commercial vehicles less than ninety (90) feet.

If you have any questions, please contact the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission at 440-234-2081 extension 1244.

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