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Spring Load Limit Restriction Release #10





Department of Transportation

For immediate release: March 21, 2017

For more information: Dan Varilek, 773-3571 daniel.varilek@state.sd.us

 

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE
March 21, 2017

 

PIERRE, S.D. – Effective at 3:30 p.m. MST, Mar. 21, 2017, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

 

2017 STATE HIGHWAY SPRING LOAD LIMIT RESTRICTIONS


Highway

Location

Begin/End MRM

Length

Posting

Region

SD 36

US 16A to SD 79

36.00 to 45.01

9.0

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

SD 40

Hayward to Cheyenne River

38.26 to 69.00

30.7

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

SD 71

Neb Line to 2 mi. S of Cheyenne River

0.00 to 21.00

21.0

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

SD 471

Provo to US 18

19.60 to 24.00

4.4

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

 

The effective date of the load restriction removals was determined by weather and road conditions.

A spring load restriction report is usually issued in advance of any major load restriction change.  This report is issued for guidance only and does not take precedence over load restriction signs in place. For further information or a copy of a Spring Load Restriction Map, please contact the DOT at 605-773-3571. Spring Load Limit Information may also be found on the Internet at:

http://www.safetravelusa.com/sd/

Click on Commercial Vehicle Restrictions on Base Layer then truck icon for current restriction

http://www.sddot.com/travelers/loadlimits/Default.aspx

Individuals can subscribe to an email list to receive Spring Load Limit Restriction information electronically. To subscribe go to:

            https://listserv.sd.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A0=DOTSPRINGLOADLIMITS

Click subscribe located on the right side of the screen and follow the instructions. A valid email address is required. If you would like to unsubscribe at any time from the list, visit the same site, click Unsubscribe and enter the information and email you subscribed with.