Central Region - Seasonal WR Effective 04.08.2013
April 3, 2013
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.
Effective Monday, April 08, 2013 at 8:00 A.M. The following State maintained roads are restricted to the following:
AREA WIDE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
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 gravel roads south of Anchor Point – 50%
All State maintained roads in Dillingham – 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 roads in the Anchorage, Eagle River and Girdwood areas (south of the Eklutna Interchange and north of Portage Glacier Hwy) – 100% no overloads
All State maintained 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) – 100% no overloads
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:
Kenai Spur Hwy (MP 0 – MP 30)
Bridge Access Rd
Kalifornsky beach Road
Swanson River Rd (No LCV Allowed)
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:
Sterling Hwy (south of Anchor Point)
Additional restrictions and modifications will be imposed as necessary.
Authorized Weight restrictions will only be posted on the DOT&PF Division of Measurement and Standards and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (MSCVE) webpage. Weight Restrictions posted on 511 or any other posting are for information only.
The most recent published public notice will supersede any conflicting information from other sources. Public Notices can be found at: http://www.dot.alaska.gov/mscve, and click on “Weight Restrictions” under the “Commercial Vehicle Enforcement” tab, click on “Active Public Notices” once there you can search for the most recent Central Region Notice by filling in the following search fields:
Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Weight Restrictions
Location: Central Region
Go to the bottom of the page and hit the search icon.
The Department of Public Safety and the DOT/PF Division of Measurement and Standards and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be enforcing these restrictions.