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May 23, 2017
Modifired Road Restrictions updated May 23, 2017
Updated Restricted Roads list

GRAVEL ROADS
Asumaa Road
Cabbage Road
Covered Drive Road
Donken Road
Donken-Tapiola Road
Emily Lake Road
Forsman Road
Johanna Road
Johnson Road
Kitchie Road 13 West of East Branch Ontonagon River to 16
Lake Road
Larson Road
Messy Manor Road
Moscow Road
North Road
North Laird Road
Old Rink Road
Pike Lake Road
Pori Road
South Laird Road
Upper Massie Road
Princess Point Road
Red Rock Road
Kuusisto Road
Sandstone Road
Tower Road
Oneco Road
South Oneco Road
Beacon Hill/Toivola

PAVED ROADS

North Superior Road

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
 
 
 

 

 
                 
     
     
 

Posted May 23, 2017

Modifired Road Restrictions updated May 23, 2017

Posted February 14, 2017

Road restrictions starting February 17, 2017 at 12 PM

 
     
     
 

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Modified Road Restrictions updated May 23, 2017

   
 

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Road restrictions starting February 17,2017 at 12 PM

   
 
 
     
 
 

 
 
     
 

 

 
     
     

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Hancock, Michigan 49930

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