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February 23, 2018
Road Restrictions
NEWS RELEASE
LOAD RESTRICTIONS
ARE IN EFFECT AS FOLLOWS:
BARAGA, HOUGHTON, KEWEENEW, and ONTONAGON COUNTIES 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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
 
 
 

 

 
                 
     
     
 

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Hancock, Michigan 49930

T (906) 482-3600
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