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Spring Load Restriction Release #1
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Department of Transportation

For immediate release: March 1, 2013

For more information: Dan Vockrodt, 773-2615  dan.vockrodt@state.sd.us

 

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE
Friday, March 1, 2013

 

Pierre, S.D. – Effective at 8 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will apply to the road segments and at the indicated weight limit shown in the table below.

 

2012 STATE HIGHWAY SPRING LOAD LIMIT RESTRICTIONS


Highway

Location

Begin/End MRM

Length

Posting

Region

US 16A

US 385 at Custer to SD 244

26.14 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 71

Neb Line to 2 mi S of Cheyenne R

0.00 to 21.00

21.0

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 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 605-773-3704.  Spring Load Limit Information may also be found on the Internet at:

http://www.sddot.com/Operations/CVO/Spring_Load_Limits/index.htm

 

You can subscribe to an e-mail mailing list whereby you will receive Spring Load Limit Restriction Information by e-mail.  You will be one of the first to know about load limit changes by electing to receive Spring Load Limit Restriction Information by e-mail.  To subscribe to the e-mail service, please visit the following Internet site:

http://listserv.state.sd.us/archives/dotspringloadlimits.html

 

Here you need to click on Join or leave the list (or change settings).  Type in your Email address and Name, then click Join List  (accept the default settings without any changes).  A message will appear that says - A conformation request is being sent under separate cover.  You will get an email in your mailbox to confirm your subscription.  Just follow the instructions (by clicking on the URL you will automatically be placed on the subscriber’s list).

 

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