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Weight Restrictions

 IMPORTANT WEIGHT RESTRICTION NOTICE

WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS WERE LIFTED EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020 AT 7:00 AM


Maximum allowable gross axle loading on All-Season Routes are:

Single Axle:  18,000 lbs.
Tandem Axle:  16,000 lbs./each axle

Any other axle having another axle within 9 feet: 13,000 lbs./each axle

 


Maximum allowable gross axle loading on all weight restricted roadways (NOT All-Season Routes) are:

Single Axle:  11,700 lbs.
Tandem Axle:  10,400 lbs./each axle

Any other axle having another axle within 9 feet: 8,450 lbs./each axle

(On any legal combination of vehicles only one (1) tandem axle assembly shall be permitted at the gross weight of 10,400 lbs. per axle and no other tandem axle assembly in such combination of vehicles shall exceed a gross weight of 10,400 lbs. per axle.)

Maximum load on any tire shall not exceed 450 lbs. per inch of tire width.  Maximum speed 35 MPH for trucks over 10,000 lbs. GVW.


 

   Midland County All-Season Road Map with Load Restricted Bridges Noted - 2020

 

   City of Coleman All-Season Road Map - 2020

 

   Weight and Axle Load Limits - 2020

 


WEIGHT RESTRICTED ROADS**
ALL ROADS LISTED IN THE ROAD NAME INDEX AS PUBLIC ARE
WEIGHT RESTRICTED UNLESS IDENTIFIED BELOW AS "ALL SEASON"

Road Name Index 

 

** There are no restrictions for legal loads on those Midland County Roads referred below as "All Season".

 

**ALL SEASON - WEIGHT RESTRICTION EXEMPT ROADS**
Road Name Location
Airport Road Dublin Road west to Hicks Road
Baker Road Eastman Road east to Waldo Road
Burns Road West River Road west to Lake Sanford Road
Castor Road Saginaw Road north to US-10
Coleman Road Gratiot County Line north to Gladwin County Line
Curtis Road M-30 west to M-18
Eastman Road City of Midland north to Baker Road
Eleven (11) Mile Road   Redstone Road south to Gratiot County Line
Eleven (11) Mile Road Odd Road south to Laporte Road
Freeland Road Meridian Road east to Saginaw County Line
Gordonville Road Four and Three Quarter (4 3/4) Mile Road east to City of Midland/Saginaw Road  
Homer Road M-20 south to Prairie Road
Lake Sanford Road Burns Road north to Curtis Road
Meridian Road M-20 south to Midland-Gratiot County Line
Odd Road Porter Road west to Eleven (11) Mile Road
Porter Road Pine River Road south to Odd Road
Pine River Road Kent Road south to Gratiot County Line
Poseyville Road City of Midland south to Freeland Road
River Road Gordonville Road south to Smiths Crossing Road
Saginaw Road City of Midland north/west to Isabella County Line
Saginaw Road Gordonville Road south/east to Saginaw County line
Salzburg Road Bay County Line west to City of Midland
Seven (7) Mile Road Saginaw Road south to Wackerly Road
Shaffer Road M-18 west to Isabella County Line
Shaffer Road Eastman Road east to Bay County Line
Shearer Road Swede Road to 1 mile west of Sturgeon Road
Smith Crossing Road River Road south to Saginaw County Line
Stark Road Saginaw Road north to 1/2 mile south of Bombay Road
Swede Road Baker Road north to Gladwin County Line Road
Wackerly Road Seven (7) Mile Road east to Meridian Road
Waldo Road Baker Road south to City of Midland
West River Road Saginaw Road north to Burns Road
Wheeler Road Waldo Road east to Bay County Line
*US-10, BR-10, M-20, M-30 and M-18 ARE SUBJECT TO MDOT WEIGHT REGULATIONS*

 

 


 

WEIGHT RESTRICTION HISTORY
MIDLAND COUNTY STATE OF MICHIGAN
YEAR DATE ON DATE OFF DATE ON
1990            February 9th             April 16th               February 12th
1991 March 1st April 10th February 11th
1992 March 4th N/A March 2nd
1993 March 8th May 3rd March 8th
1994 March 7th April 22nd February 24th
1995 March 9th April 12th March 7th
1996 February 21st April 22nd February 23rd
1997 February 27th April 14 th February 27th
1998 February 14th March 20th March 20th
1999 February 5th April 1st February 1st
2000 February 24th March 24th March 24th
2001 February 8th April 9th March 20th
2002 January 28th April 5th March 15th
2003 March 8th April 17th March 1st
2004 March 1st April 5th March 1st
2005 February 21st April 13th March 1st
2006 March 6th April 5th March 9th
2007 February 28th April 18th March 13th
2008 March 10th April 16th April 16th
2009 February 11th April 20th April 14th
2010 March 1st April 2nd March 8th
2011 February 16th April 18th March 28th
2012 February 15th March 14th April 5th
2013 March 7th April 17th April 15th
2014 March 10th May 5th April 28th
2015 March 9th April 22nd April  22nd
2016 February 19th April 8th February 20th
2017 Jan.19th* April 3rd March 23rd
2018 Feb. 19th April 30th February 26th
2019 March 12th April 22nd March 11th
2020 February 24th March 26th March 2nd
* weight restrictions temporarily lifted due to weather conditions

 

Weight Restricted Bridges
County Bridge Inventory
Statewide Seasonal Weight Restrictions - County by County Info


Note:  All forms provided may be printed, filled out, and then MUST be submitted to the road commission for approval.

Forms provided in Adobe Acrobat Format

 

 

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