Road weight limits in effect Friday

Spring weight restrictions for Washington County roads go into effect 12:01 a.m. Friday, according to county Public Works Department officials.

The spring road weight restrictions remain in effect for eight weeks or unless special circumstances dictate otherwise.

All county roads with spring weight restrictions are posted with signs indicating each road’s weight limit. During spring raod weight restrictions, the county does not issue permits for overweight transport, except in cases of a serious public health emergency.

Call the county Public Works Department at 651-430-4300 with questions on emergency permits.

The county will provide spring road weight restriction information and a map of the spring weight restrictions on the county web site, as new information is available. County road users can call 651-430-8355 for a recording with the latest spring weight restriction information.

Statewide information is available at or by calling 800-723-6543. The MNDOT Twin Cities Metropolitan area spring load limit information number is 651-366-5400.