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67 Pa. Code § 601.5. Hazardous materials.

§ 601.5. Hazardous materials.

 (a)  Hazardous materials may be transported, under the required Federal permits, on the Turnpike system, if the shipments are in full compliance with 10 CFR 71 (relating to packaging and transportation of radioactive material), 49 CFR Subchapter C (relating to hazardous materials regulations), the Federal motor carrier safety regulations, 49 CFR 390—397, and other Federal or State laws or regulations relating to the transportation of hazardous materials.

 (b)  A transporter of hazardous materials shall carry the required Federal permits while traveling on the Turnpike System and shall present the permits upon demand to any Commission employe or the Pennsylvania State Police.

 (c)  Explosives Divisions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and Radioactive materials as defined in 49 CFR 73.50 and 173.403, respectively (relating to Class 1—definitions; and definitions) are prohibited from being transported on the Turnpike in tandem trailer combinations.

 (d)  The total volume of material in a tandem combination may not exceed the total volume that could be carried in a single trailer.

 (e)  The following materials are prohibited, restricted or permitted in Commission tunnels under the following chart. Restricted is defined as nontanker loads, limited to transport in nonbulk packaging of 119 gallons per container or less, under 49 CFR 171.8 (relating to definitions and abbreviations).

Table 1 Materials
Explosives 1.1 Prohibited
Explosives 1.2 Prohibited
Explosives 1.3 Prohibited
Poison Gas Prohibited
Dangerous When Wet Prohibited
Poison (Inhalation
Radioactive Prohibited
Table 2 Materials
Explosives 1.4 Prohibited
Explosives 1.5 Prohibited
Explosives 1.6 Prohibited
Flammable Gas Restricted
Non-Flammable Gas
(Refrigerated Oxygen)
Flammable Liquids Restricted
Combustible (Fuel Oil) Permitted
Flammable Solid Restricted
Oxidizer Restricted
Organic Peroxide Restricted
Poison Restricted
Keep Away From Food Permitted
Corrosive Restricted
Miscellaneous (Class 9) Permitted


   The provisions of this §  601.5 adopted August 5, 1977, effective August 6, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2196; amended October 29, 1992, effective October 30, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 5321; amended June 23, 2000, effective June 24, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 3175. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (254138) to (254139).

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