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Travel Alert: Turnpike issues ban on certain vehicles in anticipation of winter storm

Drivers entering the turnpike from I-77 on Jan. 31, 2014. The Turnpike has issued a partial ban on travel during the upcoming storm. (Source: WOIO) Drivers entering the turnpike from I-77 on Jan. 31, 2014. The Turnpike has issued a partial ban on travel during the upcoming storm. (Source: WOIO)
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The Ohio Turnpike has issued a travel ban on certain vehicles into effect from 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 1 until noon on Monday, Feb 2. The ban may be extended or reduced based on road conditions. 

During the ban, the following vehicles will be prohibited from driving on the Ohio Turnpike: 

-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, call the Turnpike at (440) 234-2081. 

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