The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) released weight restrictions effective February 19, 2018.
As of 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunk line highways from the Michigan/Indiana and Ohio line, North to and including, M-46 in in Muskegon County at the US-31BR intersection in the City of Muskegon Easterly to US-131 North to M-46 then continuing East on M-46 to Port Sanilac County ending at the M-25 intersection, according to the MDOT Spring weight restrictions’ bulletin.
IMPORTANT RESTRICTIONS TO NOTE
- On routes designated as “All Season Routes” (green or gold on the MDOT Truck Operators Map) there will be no reduction in legal axle weight.
- On routes designated as “Seasonal” (solid or dashed red on the MDOT Truck Operators Map) there will be a weight reduction of 25% for rigid pavements and 35% for flexible pavements.
- Extended permits will be valid for oversize only in the weight restricted area.
- Single trip permits will not be issued for overweight loads or loads exceeding 14 feet in width, 11 axles and 150 feet in overall length in the weight restricted area.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For additional weight restriction information and updates, call 800.787.8960. For anyone in Canada or New Jersey, call 517.373.6256.
More weight restriction information may be obtained at www.michigan.gov/truckers, refer to the MDOT Truck Operator’s Map for route designations.