2023 Spring Weight Restriction #2

Effective 6:00 a.m. Friday, February 24, 2023 weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunk line highways within an area of Michigan described as follows:

Highways north of a line on M-43 in the City of South Haven, then east on M-43 to US-131 in Kalamazoo County, then south on US-131 to I-94 in Kalamazoo County then east on I-94 to I-69 in Calhoun County, then north on I-69 to I-96 in Lansing then east on I-96 to M-59 in Livingston County then continuing east on M-59 ending at the I-94 interchange in Macomb County. 

Highways south of a line on M-55 from the US-31 intersection in Manistee County east to M-66 in Missaukee County then north on M-66 to M-55 in Missaukee County then east on M-55 to the intersection of US-23 in City of Tawas, Iosco County.

All state trunk lines between these two lines will have weight restrictions imposed and enforced.

State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations. 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 517-335-0023.

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.

If you have any questions, please contact any member of the MITA engineering team: 

Rachelle VanDeventer | rachellevandeventer@thinkmita.org

Glenn Bukoski | glennbukoski@thinkmita.org

Jeremiah Leyba | jeremiahleyba@thinkmita.org

They can also be reached by phone at the MITA office: 517-347-8336.