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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Minnesota DOT Seasonal load limit notification
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Office of Materials & Road
1400 Gervais AvenueOffice
Maplewood, MN 55109-2044Fax:651-366-5461
SEASONAL LOAD LIMIT NOTIFICATION
Subject:Winter Load Increase date set for the NORTH FROST ZONE
Load Increases will begin on unrestricted highways in the NORTH FROST ZONE at
12:01 AM on Thursday, December 20, 2012.
will be allowed to operate up to 10 percent over the standard legal maximum
loads on unrestricted highways
during the Winter Load Increase period.However, trucks must comply with current registration weight laws and
not exceed registered gross weight tolerances.Please check with local agencies (cities, counties and townships) prior
to increasing any weights on their routes. The sign erected on the roadway governs
the load limit in effect.A Winter WeightIncrease Permit
is required to take advantage of the 10 percent weight increase on Interstate
Highways only; a permit is not required for state trunk highways.
For questions about legal
weight/size trucking, call:
Minnesota Department of Public
Safety - State Patrol - Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
(651) 405-6171 (select Option 3,
For questions about over legal
weight/size "heavy haul" trucking, call:
Minnesota Department of
Freight and Commercial Vehicle
Operations - Oversize/Weight Permits
Load Increases starting and ending dates are based on how weather is affecting
roadway strength.These dates are
established by monitoring roadway strength as weather conditions change.Therefore, the ending date for Winter Load
Increases is variable and drivers MUST check for updates throughout the year.
Vehicle operators are required to check with the Minnesota Department of
Transportation (Mn/DOT) for the exact start and end dates.
changes are made with a minimum three calendar-day notice.
most current information, please go to Mn/DOT’s automated 24-hour message
center at (800) 723-6543 for the USA and Canada, or locally at (651) 366-5400
for the Minneapolis/St Paul area.This
information is also published on the Mn/DOT Seasonal Load Limits website at http://www.dot.state.mn.us/materials/