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SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE 20





Department of Transportation

For immediate release: April 29, 2020

For more information: Dan Varilek, 605-773-3571, email: daniel.varilek@state.sd.us

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE 20
For the week of April 27 – May 1, 2020

PIERRE, S.D. – Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be REMOVED from the road segments shown in the table below. Effective dates are included in the table.

 

2020 STATE HIGHWAY SPRING LOAD LIMIT RESTRICTIONS

Effective Date


Highway

Location

Begin/End MRM

Length

Posting

Region

April 30, 2020

SD 42

Fm. US281 East to Davidson Co. Line

280.00 to 285.88

5.9

6 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

April 29, 2020

SD 63

Fm. Jct. US212 E of Eagle Butte to Jct. SD20 W of Timber Lake

173.67 to 204.91

31.24

6 Tons/Axle

Pierre

April 30, 2020

SD 26

Fm. SD47 to SD45

230.12 to 252.85

22.73

6 Tons/Axle

Aberdeen

April 30, 2020

SD 26

Fm. SD45 to Hand/Spink Co. Line

253.85 to267.77

13.92

6 Tons/Axle

Aberdeen

April 30, 2020

US 16A

Custer State Park East gate to SD 244

26.25 to 55.76

29.6

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

April 30, 2020

SD 36

US 16A to SD 79

36.00 to 45.01

9.0

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

April 30, 2020

SD 87

Wind Cave Nat’l Park to US 16/385

47.27 to 79.36

30.8

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

April 30, 2020

SD 89

US 16A to SD 87

58.51 to 64.58

6.0

7 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

April 30, 2020

SD 79

Jct. SD20 W of Reva, S to Jct. SD168

199.32 to 150.70

48.62

5 Tons/Axle

Rapid City

April 30, 2020

SD79

Newell North to Jct. 168

133.12 to 150.70

17.58

8 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

https://dot.sd.gov/travelers/of-interest/spring-load-restrictions

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

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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.