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Updated Spring Weight Restrictions for Michigan

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:Updated Spring Weight Restrictions for Michigan

    • 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 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 M-46 line.

State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations. 

Oversize Permits

– On routes designated as “All Season Routes” (green or gold on the 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 weight 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 for overweight loads or loads exceeding 14 feet in width, 11 axles and 150 feet in overall length in the weight restricted area.

For Weight Restriction Info

Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960. For companies located in Canada or New Jersey, information may be obtained by calling 517-373-6256.

Detailed Weight Restriction information may be obtained by linking to www.michigan.gov/truckers.

If You Have Any Questions

Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960. For companies located in Canada or New Jersey, information may be obtained by calling 517-373-6256. Detailed Weight Restriction information may be obtained by linking to www.michigan.gov/truckers