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Cuomo Orders Tractor-Trailer Ban For I-84 Amid Heavy Snow

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I-84 Photo Credit: New York State Image

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that tractor-trailers will be banned from driving on Interstate 84, along with several other major highways across the state, due to heavy snowfall on Tuesday.

The ban went into effect at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Cuomo's office said.

The ban comes as a blizzard warning has been issued for the Hudson Valley, New York City and much of Long Island, according to Cuomo's office.

Cuomo's office added that Metro-North commuter rail service will be suspended beginning at noon in and out of Grand Central on Tuesday. Previous Daily Voice coverage on the Metro-North closure can be read here.

The ban is also in effect for the following update highways:

The New York State Thruway

Interstate 88

Interstate 81

Interstate 86 (and Route 17 near by)

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