Spring truck weight restrictions end April 19 for central frost zones
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will end April 19 for Minnesota’s Central frost zone. Load restrictions remain in place for the state’s north-central and north frost zones.
Mn/DOT limits truck weights to prevent damage to roads weakened by the spring thaw.
Spring Load Restriction dates and the six frost zones in Minnesota are listed on the Mn/DOT Web site at www.mrr.dot.state.mn.us. Click on “Seasonal Load Limits,” then click on “Spring Load Restrictions” for the most up-to-date information.
The information is also available toll-free by calling 1-800-723-6543 in the United States and Canada or by calling 651-366-5400 in the Twin Cities metro area.
Travelers in Minnesota can get up-to-date information on road conditions, construction and weather reports from Mn/DOT’s 511 traveler information service. Dial 5-1-1 or go to the Web site at www.511mn.org.