Monday, March 25, 2013
WI Spring thaw
Starting AT 12:01 A.M. ON THURSDAY, MARCH 28th, 2013, SPRING THAW IS IN EFFECT ON ALL STATE AND US HIGHWAYS STATEWIDE.
Declaration of Spring Thaw means that: 1) Permits with permit numbers beginning with AC, AG, MI, PB, and RF are suspended. 2) Those permits beginning with GG that authorize transport of overweight divisible loads are also suspended until further notice. 3) Certain State and US highways become "Class II Roadway" limiting gross vehicle weight to 40 tons, or less, if posted for less-than-legal weight.
NOTE: Permits with permit numbers beginning with RS (98k/6 axles logging permit) and PS (90k/6 axles potatoes for seed permit) are not suspended.
Go to: www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/truck/class2roads.htm for a map of these zones.
For information on spring thaw conditions on town and county roadway, please contact the local authority.
Call (608) 266-7320 Monday thru Friday - 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. if you have questions about permit status.