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May 23, 2022

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Full-summer overweight permits start in the central seasonal load limit zone

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Full-summer overweight permits will start in the central zone Friday, May 27, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.

Spring load restrictions have ended statewide and full-summer overweight permits have started in the south, southeast and metro zones.

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.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.