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Spring Load Restriction Release #4
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Department of Transportation

For immediate release: March 14, 2013

For more information: Tom Newell, 773-3704  tom.newell@state.sd.us

 

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE
March 14, 2013

 

Pierre, SD – Effective at 12:00 PM (Noon) Friday, March 15, 2013, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be implemented on the following road segments and at the indicated weight limit shown in the table below.

 

2013 STATE HIGHWAY SPRING LOAD LIMIT RESTRICTIONS


Highway

Location

Begin/End MRM

Length

Posting

Region

SD 25

SD 38 to SD 34

61.72 to 82.83

21.1

6 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

SD 251

Nebraska to US 18

0.00 to 15.84

15.8

6 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

SD 1804

SD 44 south 8 miles

112.13 to 120.16

8.0

6 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

SD 1806

US 18 north to Missouri River

15.68 to 25.75

10.0

6 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

SD 1806

SD 44 south 6 miles

42.78 to 48.55

5.9

6 Tons/Axle

Mitchell

 

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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