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CA Weekly Short-Term Restrictions Can be Displayed Electronically

The California DOT (Caltrans) released a memorandum on Monday, April 16 stating California Annual Permit holders can now legally display the weekly short term restrictions on an electronic device.  That means, any driver in the state operating under an Annual Transportation Permit can carry and display the Weekly Short-term Restrictions Update for Annual Permit Holders (Weekly Restrictions) […]

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Illinois: Stephenson County Spring Weight Limit Update

The Stephenson County (Illinois) Highway Department has removed the Spring Weight Limit Postings on Stephenson County highways as of Wednesday, April 4, 2018.  Please note that this change applies to county roads only.  While the Highway Commissioners for the townships within Stephenson County generally coordinate with us, it is their decision when the spring weight […]

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Updated Spring Weight Restrictions for Michigan

Effective noon on March 27, 2018 weight restrictions will be lifted from the southern Michigan border north to and including: M-46 in Ottawa County from the US-31 Business Route in the City of Muskegon East to US-131 then North on US-131 to M-46 East to the intersection of M-25 in Port Sanilac, Sanilac County Frost […]

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MI: Weight Restrictions to be Lifted

Effective Friday, March 23 at 6:00 a.m., weight restrictions will be lifted in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Transportation (DOT) office released their Spring weight restrictions update, including the following: From the southern Michigan border north to and including M-43 in Van Buren County east to I-69/I-96 in Eaton County (on the West side of […]

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North Dakota Load Restrictions

The following load restrictions have been updated by the North Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT).  I 94B – Mile Pt. 900.000 to 903.448 (I94 Connection to East Medora) 03/19/2018 12:03 PM CDT Restriction In Effect: by Legal Weight   I 94B – Mile Pt. 903.603 to 908.765 03/19/2018 12:03 PM CDT Restriction In Effect: by Legal Weight […]

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Minnesota: Seasonal Load Limit Notification

The Minnesota Department of Transportation released the ending date for Winter load increases and the starting date for Spring load restrictions in the North-Central and North frost zones.  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. is the ending date for Winter load increases, as well as the starting date for Spring load restrictions in the […]

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South Dakota Spring Load Limits

The South Dakota DOT released the following regarding the Spring Load Limits, effective 10 a.m. Thursday, March 15.  SD 42 – From US 281 East to the Davison County Line MRM 280.00 to MRM 285.88 – 6 Tons/Axle SD 1804 – From SD 44 to Platte Creek – MRM 112.13 to MRM 120.16 – 6 […]

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States Warn About Oversize Travel as Storm Hits Northeast

While several states have issued warnings as Winter Storm Quinn brings blizzard-like conditions to the Northeast, a couple have also issued specific restrictions to oversize load travel.  The storm is already showing signs of strong winds, coastal flooding and snow, and the Northeast area is expected to get 5 to 9 inches of snow.  The NYC Department […]

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MN: Seasonal Load Limit Exceptions

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has released an update to the Seasonal Load Limit Notification which includes an exception to the 2018 restrictions map. The exception update include the following: Effective 2/27, zone 5, route 40, MNTH-40 from CSAH 10 LT to west Jct. MNTH-29, 10 axle limit  Effective 2/27, zone 5, route 40, […]

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WCS to Attend & Exhibit at SC&RA Transportation Symposium

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars will be attending the 2018 SC&RA (Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association) Transportation Symposium at the Hyatt Regency in St. Louis Feb. 27 – Mar. 2.  Once again, WCS will be participating both as an exhibitor and as an SC&RA Transportation Symposium sponsor. And this year, WCS Permits’ Vice President of Operations, Becky Woods, will be a […]