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MnDOT Releases Seasonal Load Limit Notification

Full-summer overweight permits start in the METRO, SOUTHEAST and SOUTH frost zones

Updated May 20, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will start issuing full-summer overweight permits in the METRO, SOUTHEAST and SOUTH frost zones Friday, May 24, 2019. Start and end dates are listed at mndot.gov/loadlimits.

Press release from MnDOT  on  Monday, May 20

Full-summer overweight permits become available two to three weeks after spring load restrictions are lifted. MnDOT will report start and end dates on its 24-hour automated message center at 1-800-723-6543 for the U.S. and Canada, and locally at 651-366-5400 for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

For questions about legal axle weight during SLR; Gross Vehicle Weight Schedule, call:
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
State Patrol – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
651-350-2000

For questions about oversize/overweight loads/permitting call:
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations – Oversize/Overweight Permits
651-296-6000 or email ofcvopermits.dot@state.mn.us.

All changes are made with a minimum three calendar-day notice

See full PDF of release here.

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