Governor Lamont Amends Travel Ban on Certain Tractor Trailers
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that as a severe winter storm continues to impact Connecticut, he has signed an order amending the travel ban on certain tractor trailers that was issued yesterday evening and went into effect early this morning.
Effective immediately, the amended order bans:
- All empty and tandem tractor trailers from traveling on all limited access highways statewide; and
- All tractor trailers from traveling on Interstate 84.
The amended order excludes those providing emergency supplies necessary for response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccines, testing supplies, and medications, as well as those providing critical services or supplies to the public, such as fuel, medical supplies, and food.
It remains in effect until further notice.