Effective Monday, February 13, 2023, 6 a.m., weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the southern Michigan border north to and including M-55 from the intersection with US-31 in the City of Manistee, Manistee County, then east on M-55 to the intersection of M-66 in Missaukee County, then north on M-66 to the intersection of M-55 in Missaukee County, then east on M-55 to the intersection of US-23 in the City of Tawas City in Iosco County.
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.
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To check the status of any current restrictions on county jurisdiction roadways click here.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Rachelle VanDeventer at firstname.lastname@example.org or Glenn Bukoski at email@example.com or Jeremiah Leyba at firstname.lastname@example.org .You may also call them at the MITA office at 517-347-8336.