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2016 Spring Weight Restrictions Update

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has updated the status of Spring Weight Restrictions, Effective at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 28. Those restrictions will be "lifted from the southern Michigan border north to and including US-10 Mason County, Ludington east to US-127 Clare County north to M-61 east to Arenac County, Standish. Frost restrictions are still in effect for the remainder of the state and will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways north of the US-10 and M-61 line. State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations."

For the full text of the MDOT bulletin, and to see all the latest updates, visit

Also, you can call the MDOT Spring Weight Restriction hotline at 800-787-8960.

For county-specific weight restriction information, see the County Road Association of Michigan website at http://www.micountyroads.org/weight.php

To download or order printed copies of the 2015 MDOT Truck Operators Map, visit http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,4616,7-151-11151_11033_32060---,00.html

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