Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said in a statement that there will be a travel ban on all limited access highways throughout the state starting at 4 p.m. on Friday.
The ban does not apply to any "emergency response and recovery vehicles" such as public safety, and utility vehicles as well as ones delivering essential supplies.
On Friday afternoon, Malloy has declared a state of emergency.
In a state of emergency, Malloy has the ability to modify or suspend any state statute, regulation or requirement. He also has the ability to order civil preparedness forces into action, as well as the ability to designate vehicle and person routes and movements.