Seasonal WR Effective 04.08.2013
Seasonal weight restrictions apply to all vehicles over 10,000# GVW. Weight restrictions are now in effect within the Northern Region at the locations specified below. These weight restrictions are stated as a percentage of legal allowable weight and shall be applied to the maximum axle loading in accordance with 17 AAC 25.013(e).
ADOT&PF Northern Region boundaries extend from Mile 163 Parks Highway north, and from Mile 118 Glenn Highway north-east, and from Valdez on the Richardson Highway north to Fairbanks. Road systems within Cordova and Nome are also within the Northern Region.
Until further notice, no seasonal vehicle weight restrictions will apply to the Elliott Highway: MP 0 to 72, or to the Dalton Highway: MP 0 to 414.
Effective Monday, April 8, 2013 at 8:00 AM:
The following roads will be restricted to 100% of legal axle load, and with 100% legal axle loads allowed on the drive axles of approved Long Combination Vehicles (LCV) of 90’ or more with at least two trailers (no overloads):
Richardson Highway; MP 19 to 129 (Intersection with Tok Cutoff Road)
Glenn Highway; MP 118 to MP 189 (Glennallen)
The following roads will be restricted to 100% of legal axle load (no overloads):
The following roads will be restricted to 85% of legal axle load (no overloads):
Richardson Highway; MP 0 to 19 - Valdez
Mineral Creek Loop Road – Valdez
Dayville Road (MP 0 to 6) – Valdez
All other State maintained Roads in Valdez
All State maintained roads in the Cordova area; unless otherwise restricted below.
The following roads will be restricted to 75% of legal axle load (no overloads):
Power Creek Road (MP 0 to 6) – Cordova
Whitshed Road (MP 0 to 5) – Cordova
Orca Road (0 – 2) - Cordova
Additional restrictions and modifications will be imposed as necessary. Weather and pavement conditions are being monitored closely. An electronic copy of DOT&PF’s weight restriction notices is available on-line at:
http://www.dot.state.ak.us/mscve/main.cfm?go=weightrestrictions, then click on active public notices and then search by the following options: Status (Active), Department (Transportation and Public Facilities), Category (Public Notices), Sub-Category (Weight Restrictions), and Location (As Desired).
The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement division of the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities will be enforcing these restrictions.
Posted: April 4, 2013