2020 Spring Weight Restriction #5

Effective 6:00 am Monday, March 23rd, 2020 weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunk line north of a line on M-20 from the US-31 interchange in Oceana County east to US-131 in Mecosta County then North on US-131 to M-20 in Big Rapids then east on M-20 to US-10 in Midland County and then east on M-10 to M-25 in Bay City, Bay County and continuing on M-25 for the entire thumb area.

Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960. For Companies located in Canada and New Jersey, information may be obtained by calling 517-373-6256. On routes designated as “All Season Routes” (green and 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 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 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 www.michigan.gov/truckers. Please refer to MDOT Truck Operators Map for route designations.

Click here to view MDOT Spring Weight Restriction Bulletins.

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

If you have any questions, please contact Glenn Bukoski at glennbukoski@thinkmita.org or call him at the MITA office at 517-347-8336.