Spring weight restrictions will be enforced with specifics to oversize/overweight travel in a some states and counties.
Effective 6:00 am Monday, March 2nd 2020 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 east to US-131 in Kalamazoo County then south to I-94 in Kalamazoo County then east to I-69 in Calhoun County, then north to Lansing then continuing east on I-69 to Port Huron in St. Clair 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.
Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 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 fold on 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 overweight or loads exceeding 14′ wide, 11 axles and 150′ in overall length in the weight restricted area.
Detailed weigh restriction information may be obtained at www.michigan.gov/truckers.