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April 4, 2017
BID NOTICE
Sealed bids will be accepted until 1:30 PM April 24, 2017 at 20140 Gagnon Circle Hancock, MI 49930.

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March 9, 2017
Temporary Modified Load Restrictions
March 9, 2017

NEWS RELEASE
TEMPORARY MODIFIED LOAD RESTRICTIONS
BARAGA, HOUGHTON, KEWEENEW, and ONTONAGON COUNTIES

Spring weight restrictions will be temporarily modified to allow normal legal loads on most county roads from Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. to Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.. Some roads will remain restricted, please contact your local road commission if you have further questions. Subject to change based on weather and road conditions.

Full implementation of spring weight restrictions on all county roads will go back into effect Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m..

For roads that may still be restricted, please inquire at your local Road Commission offices. Baraga County at 906-524-7270, Houghton County at 906-482-3600, Keweenaw County at 906-337-1610, Ontonagon County at 906-884-2332.

HOUGHTON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Kevin P. Harju, Engineer
KEWEENAW COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Gregg Patrick, Engineer
ONTONAGON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Michael Maloney, Engineer
BARAGA COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Douglas Mills, Engineer

February 14, 2017
Road restrictions starting February 17, 2017 at 12 PM
NEWS RELEASE
SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS
WILL GO INTO EFFECT AS FOLLOWS:
BARAGA, HOUGHTON, KEWEENEW, and ONTONAGON COUNTIES 12:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2017

This will remain in effect from Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12 p.m. until further notice. Subject to change based on weather and road conditions

Maximum legal axle loads will be reduced to 65% of normal loads as prescribed by the Michigan Vehicle Code 257.722(e).

Examples of loads for vehicles with one steering axle are:

MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT
Gross Weight
Truck Type With 13.00 Front Tires
Single axle 23,400 lbs.
Tandem axle 32,500 lbs.

TRACTOR TRAILER TYPES
Tractor with No. No. of Gross Weight
of Rear Axles Trailer Axles with 13.00 Front Tires
1 1 35,100 lbs.
1 2 44,200 lbs.
2 2 53,300 lbs.

GENERAL NOTES

1. NO INDIVIDUAL LOAD LIMIT SIGNS WILL BE POSTED ON COUNTY ROADS.
SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS WILL BE ENFORCED TO THE FULLEST
EXTENT OF THE LAW.

2. Maximum allowable gross weight will decrease slightly with narrower front tires.

3. All rear axle combinations are assumed to be spaced over 3'6" but not over 9'0" center to center.

4. For examples not shown, please inquire at the Road Commission office. Baraga County at 906-524-7270, Houghton County at 906-482-3600, Keweenaw County at 906-337-1610, Ontonagon County at 906-884- 2332.

5. Weight restrictions will be enforced by a certified Weighmaster and standardized truck scales
seven days a week.



HOUGHTON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Kevin P. Harju, Engineer

KEWEENAW COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Gregg Patrick, Engineer

ONTONAGON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Michael Maloney, Engineer

BARAGA COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Douglas Mills, Engineer
October 12, 2016
Winter Parking Ordinance
N O T I C E OF
WINTER PARKING PROHIBITION
In accordance with Act 300, PA of 1949, there has been issued a Traffic Control Order no.PA 31-08-92 on April 24, 1992, which states that in all of Houghton County, "There shall be no parking on either the roadway or shoulder of any state trunkline highway or county road outside of incorporated cities and villages between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. (local time) from November 1 of any year through April 15 of the succeeding year".
This traffic control order has been made as a result of a traffic engineering investigation jointly with the Michigan Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of State Police and the Houghton County Road Commission.

 
 
 

 

 
                 
     
     
 

Posted April 4, 2017

BID NOTICE

Posted March 9, 2017

Temporary Modified Load Restrictions

Posted February 14, 2017

Road restrictions starting February 17, 2017 at 12 PM

Posted October 12, 2016

Winter Parking Ordinance

 
     
     
 

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Hancock, Michigan 49930

T (906) 482-3600
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