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May 12, 2022

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Full-summer overweight permits start in the southeast and metro seasonal load limit (SLL) zones

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Full-summer overweight permits will start in the southeast and metro zones Monday, May 16, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.

Seasonal load limit zones and restricted routes can be found on the MnDOT load limits map.

Start and end dates and other load limit information are shown at mndot.gov/loadlimits.

For questions about legal axle weight during SLR; Gross Vehicle Weight Schedule, call:

Minnesota Department of Public Safety
State Patrol – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

For questions about oversize/overweight loads/permitting call:

Minnesota Department of Transportation
Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations – Oversize/Overweight Permits
Or email: ofcvopermits.dot@state.mn.us

All changes are made with a minimum three calendar-day notice.

For the most current information, go to MnDOT’s automated 24-hour message center at 1-800-723-6543 for the U.S. and Canada, or 651-366-5400 for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This information is also published on the MnDOT seasonal load limits website at mndot.gov/loadlimits.