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New York Regional Advisory Message

Coverage area: I-87 Thruway from the NY City Line to Exit 19 (Kingston), Garden State Parkway (GSP) Connector, I-95 New England Thruway and I-287 Cross Westchester Expressway

Message Updated: 1/20/2019 3:29 AM

This is the New York State Thruway Regional Advisory message for the New York area. Now, for the urgent reports Attention... The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning from Saturday PM (January 19th) through Sunday PM (January 20th) for the majority of the State. Heavy snow and poor visibility is expected. ALL tractor-trailers (including long and short tandems) and buses will be banned from traveling on the Thruway System from the Pennsylvania State Line to the NYC Line, including I-190, I-287 and the Berkshire Spur, both directions, until further notice.

Expect State Police enforcement. Violators may be ticketed and/or LCV/Tandem operators will risk suspension of their authorization to travel on the Thruway System.
Now for Travel Time Information, I-87 Southbound from Exit 14A - Garden State Parkway milepost 24 to mid-span on the Gov Mario Cuomo Bridge milepost 14, the current estimated travel time is 11 minutes. OK, it's traffic time Currently, there are no traffic reports With the ongoing construction of the Governor Mario M Cuomo Bridge, motorists are advised to keep their eyes on the roadway, avoid distractions, and tailgating other vehicles. Views of the new bridge construction can be seen on the New New York Bridge project website and viewing platform in Tarrytown.

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