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Updated Spring Weight Restrictions-April 21, 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014   (0 Comments)
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Effective 8:00 AM Monday, April 21, 2014 weight restrictions will be lifted from the southern Michigan/Indiana & Ohio border north to and including the entire stretch of US-10 at Ludington, Mason County, east to and including M-25 and the entire thumb area, Huron County. However, for the remainder of the state (north of US-10) weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways. State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations. 

Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960. For companies located in Canada or New Jersey, information may be obtained by calling 517-373-6256. 

- 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. 

Detailed Weight Restriction information may be obtained by linking to Please refer to the MDOT Truck Operator's Map for route designations. 

To check the status of any current restrictions on county jurisdiction roadways click here.


If you have any questions or comments, contact Glenn Bukoski at or Doug Needham at or call them at the MITA office at 517-347-8336.

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