Ohio Turnpike bans various high-profile vehicles during winter storm

Published: Dec. 21, 2022 at 10:34 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 22, 2022 at 1:04 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A travel ban for certain high-profile vehicles has been issued for the entire length of the Ohio Turnpike ahead of the winter storm set to sweep across Northeast Ohio.

The ban starts at 6 a.m. on Dec. 23 and is expected to expire at 8 a.m. on Dec. 25, according to the Ohio Turnpike.


The Ohio Turnpike listed the following vehicles restricted by the ban:

  • All high-profile tow-behind trailers, campers, boats, and enclosed trailers (excluding fifth-wheel trailers)
  • Commercial trucks towing an empty single 53-foot trailer
  • All mobile homes, office trailers, and livestock trailers
  • All long combination vehicle (LCV) double-trailer combinations exceeding 90-feet in length (enclosed trailers only, including Conestoga-type trailers)
  • All LCV triple-trailer combinations

High-profile is defined as height exceeding 7′6″, the Ohio Turnpike stated.