Politics · February 1, 2021

Connecticut Governor: Travel Ban on Certain Tractor Trailers

HARTFORD, CT (STL.NewsGovernor Ned Lamont announced that due to the severe winter storm that is anticipated to impact Connecticut and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of the people in the state, he has signed an order implementing a travel ban on certain tractor trailers.

Effective at 5:00 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021, the order bans:

  • All empty and tandem tractor trailers from traveling on Interstates 84, 91, and 95.
  • All tractor trailers from traveling on Interstate 84.

The order is being done in collaboration with neighboring states that are implementing similar travel restrictions during the storm and excludes those providing emergency supplies necessary for response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccines, testing supplies, and medications.  It will remain in effect until further notice.