Travel restrictions have been imposed for the United States, New York and Connecticut as a precautionary measure to keep people safe following the New York City Marathon bombings.

According to a post on Twitter by, the restriction applies to commercial air travel within the continental U.S. and New York state.

The travel restrictions are not intended to be a travel restriction, but rather a precaution to ensure safety for everyone traveling.

Travelers can use the Travel Restriction Tool at or call 1-877-934-4869.

Travel restrictions are in effect from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., New York time, for Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Orleans, NewYork City, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia.

Travel Restriction Tools and their links can be found at: