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Seasonal Weight Restrictions April 9th II

Weight restrictions are stated as a percentage of legal allowable weight and shall be applied to the maximum axle loading of 17 AAC 25.013(e).

The Central Region boundaries extend from Homer on the Sterling Highway and Seward on the Seward Highway to Mile 118 on the Glenn Highway and Mile 163 on the Parks Highway. The following road systems are also included within the Central Region: Kodiak, King Salmon/Naknek, Dillingham, and Bethel areas.

Changes and additions to the weight restrictions are usually in bold type, but weight restriction changes are in effect whether in bold or regular text.

Location:

Effective Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 8:00 A.M. The following State maintained roads are restricted to the following:

AREA WIDE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

All State maintained roads in the Dillingham area – 75% no overloads

All State maintained roads in the Iliamna area – 50%

All State maintained gravel roads within the Kodiak Island area – 50%

All State maintained paved roads within the Kodiak Island area – 75%

All State maintained roads in King Salmon area – 75%

All State maintained paved roads south of Anchor Point – 50%

All State maintained gravel roads in the Kenai Peninsula area (south of Portage Glacier Hwy) – 50%

All State maintained paved roads in the Kenai Peninsula area (south of Portage Glacier Hwy) – 75%

All State maintained paved roads in the Anchorage, Eagle River and Girdwood areas (south of the Eklutna Interchange and north of Portage Glacier Hwy) – 75%

All State maintained gravel roads in the Anchorage, Eagle River and Girdwood areas (south of the Eklutna Interchange and north of Portage Glacier Hwy) – 50%

All State maintained paved roads in the Matanuska-Susitna area (south of Parks Hwy MP 163 / south of Glenn Hwy MP 55 (Moose Creek) and north of the Eklutna Interchange) – 75%

All State maintained gravel roads in the Matanuska-Susitna area (south of Parks Hwy MP 163 / south of Glenn Hwy MP 55 (Moose Creek) and north of the Eklutna Interchange) – 50%

INDIVIDUAL ROAD WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS – Individual roads that vary from the Area Wide Weight Restrictions:

The following roads will be restricted to 100% of legal axle load, no overloads:

5th & 6th Ave  

A & C Streets

I & L Streets

Birchwood Loop – MP 6.2 to MP 6.62 (Glenn Hwy to Old Glenn Hwy)

Dimond Blvd

Glenn Highway – MP 0 to MP 54 (5th Ave to Moose Creek)

Gambell Street

Ingra Street

International Airport Rd

Kenai Spur (MP 0 to MP 30)

Minnesota Drive

Muldoon Road

Northern Lights Blvd (West of Postmark Dr.)

O’Malley Road (Old Seward to New Seward)

Ocean Dock Road

Old Glenn Hwy – MP 0 to MP 8.1(Artillery Rd to Ski Rd)

Parks Hwy – MP 37 to MP 44 (Interchange to Church Rd)

Post Road                   

Postmark Drive

Reeve Blvd

Seward Hwy – MP 114 to MP 125 (Potter to Ingra St.)

South Aircraft Drive

Tudor Road

The following roads are restricted to 85% of legal axle load; with 100% legal axle loads allowed on the drive axles of approved Long Combination Vehicles (LCV) of 90’ or more with at least 2 trailers on the following roads (no overloads), unless otherwise indicated:

Bridge Access Road

Glenn Hwy – MP 55 to 118 ( Moose Creek to Region Boundary)

Kalifornsky Beach Road

Parks Hwy – MP 44 to MP 163 (Church Rd to Region Boundary)

Seward Highway from MP 0 to MP 114 (Seward to Potter Weigh Station)

Sterling Highway

Swanson River Road ( No LCV allowed)

The following roads are restricted to 75% of legal axle load no overloads.

Hope Road

Vine Road

Additional restrictions and modifications will be imposed as necessary.

Weight restrictions will only be posted on the DOT&PF Division of Measurement and Standards and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement webpage. This can be found at: http://www.dot.alaska.gov/mscve, and click on “Weight Restrictions” and open the most recent Central Region listing.

The Department of Public Safety and the DOT/PF Division of Measurement and Standards and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be enforcing these restrictions.

Issued By: Todd Vanhove, Manager, Central Region Maintenance and Operations,

Phone: 907-269-0763, Fax: 907-248-1573, Email: Todd.Vanhove@alaska.gov

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