Turnpike Travel Ban Expires as Scheduled
CLEVELAND — A Travel Ban on the Ohio Turnpike prompted by high wind expired as scheduled at noon Monday.
The following vehicles were not allowed to use the Turnpike until the ban was lifted:
- 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
The following vehicles were not included in the Travel Ban:
- 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
- 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
A wind advisory was expected to remain in effect until 2 p.m. Monday.