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Central Region - Seasonal WR Effective 05.20.2013

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.

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Effective Monday, May 20, 2013 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 Iliamna area – 50%
All State maintained gravel roads within the Kodiak Island area – 75% no overloads
All State maintained paved roads within the Kodiak Island area – 100% no overloads
All State maintained paved roads south of Anchor Point and including Echo Lake and Tote Roads  – 75%
All State maintained roads in Dillingham – 75%
All State maintained roads in Bethel – 75%
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) – 100% no overloads

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 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 Matanuska-Susitna area (south of Parks Hwy MP 163 / south of Glenn Hwy MP 55 (Moose Creek) and north of the Eklutna Interchange) – 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%.

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 55 (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
South Aircraft Drive
Sterling Hwy
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 Highway – MP 55 to MP 118 (Moose Creek to Region Boundary)
Kalifornsky Beach Road
Parks Hwy – MP 44 to MP 163 (Church Rd to Region Boundary)
Swanson River Road (no LCV allowed)
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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”  click on “Transportation and Public Facilities” then on “Public Notices: Weight Restrictions” and look for the most recent Central Region Seasonal WR Effective date. 
 
The Department of Public Safety and the DOT/PF Division of Measurement and Standards and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be enforcing these restrictions.

Issue Date:  May 16, 2013

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