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Spring Load Limit Release #4





Department of Transportation

For immediate release: March 14, 2018

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

 

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE
March 14, 2018

 

PIERRE, S.D. – Effective at 3 p.m. MDT, March 15, 2018, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will apply to the road segment and at the indicated weight limit shown in the table below.

 

2018 STATE HIGHWAY SPRING LOAD LIMIT RESTRICTIONS

 

Highway

Location Begin/End MRM Length Posting Region  
  US 16A Custer State Park east gate to SD 244 26.25 to 55.76 29.6 7 Tons/Axle Rapid City
  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 87 Wind Cave Nat’l Park to US 16/385 47.27 to 79.36 30.8 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 89 US 16A to SD 87 58.51 to 64.58 6.0 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 restrictions is 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

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