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SEASONAL VEHICLE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS Issue Date: March 30, 2012

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 2, 2012 at 8:00 AM:

The following roads will be restricted to 85% of legal axle load (no overloads):
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

Effective Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 8:00 AM:

The following roads will be restricted to 100% 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


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 open the most recent Northern Region listing to view the current version of our posted seasonal weight restrictions.

The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement division of the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities will be enforcing these restrictions.

Issued by: Jason Sakalaskas, Assistant NR Maintenance Engineer
Phone:  907-451-2214, Fax:  907-451-2989
E-mail:  jason.sakalaskas@alaska.gov

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