Spring truck weight restrictions start in Crow Wing County
The start for spring load restrictions in Crow Wing County has been announced by the Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation.
Spring weight restrictions for the central frost zone started at 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 18, and will start for the north-central frost zone at 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 21.
The central frost zone includes roads south of Highway 210 and Highway 18 in Crow Wing County. The north-central frost zone includes roads north of Highway 210 and Highway 18 in the county.
According to state statute, the weight on any single axle shall not exceed 5 tons on any unpaved street or highway; or 10 tons on a paved street or highway unless posted otherwise between the dates set by the transportation commissioner.
An interactive map of county spring load restrictions may be viewed at bit.ly/3wjZoMC .
Cooperation and compliance with the legal posted limits are needed to minimize unnecessary damage to roads, a news release stated.
Information regarding restrictions in the county is available at the Highway Department office or online at bit.ly/3u9mZNb .
For more information regarding statewide seasonal load limit restrictions, visit the Minnesota Department of Transportation website at bit.ly/34S0Ha4 .