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Seasonal WR Effective 05.17.2013- Northern Region


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 Friday, May 17, 2013 at 8:00 AM:

The following roads will be restricted to 100% of legal axle load (no overloads):
Except as further restricted below or as referenced above, all State Maintained roads within the Northern Region DOT&PF, including both paved and gravel roads, are restricted to 100% of legal axle load.   (no overweight permits will be issued without full review)

The following roads will be restricted to 85% 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 40 to 330 (Johnson Road)
Glenn Highway; MP 118 to MP 189 (Glennallen)
Alaska Highway MP 1222 – 1421 (Canadian Border to Delta)
Parks Highway; MP 163 to 328 (Skinny Dick’s)
Tok Cutoff

The following roads will be restricted to 85% of legal axle load (no overloads):
Northway Road
All other State Maintained Roads in Tok

Steese Highway MP 21 to 81
Shaw Creek Road
Johnson Road MP 0 to 1.5 (Intersection of Richardson Hwy to 1.5 mile)

The following roads will be restricted to 75% of legal axle load (no overloads):
Taylor Highway

Clearwater Road (Delta)
Jack Warren Road (Delta)
Remington Road (Delta)
Sawmill Creek Road (Delta)
Tanana Loop (Delta)
Tanana Loop Extension (Delta)
All other State Maintained Roads in Delta unless otherwise restricted below

Nabesna Road
 Edgerton Highway
McCarthy Road
 Lake Louise
Denali Highway: MP 0 – 134 (Currently the Denali Highway will not be open to through traffic until Approx. May 15th)

Alston North and South (Fairbanks)
Ballaine Road
Birch Hill Road
Chena Hot Springs Road
Chena Pump Road
Chena Ridge Road
Dalton Trail (paved portion only)
Dawson Road
Easy Street
Gilmore Trail
Goldstream Road (MP 1, Goldstream Creek, to MP 10 End of the Roadway)
Henderson Road
Hollowell Road (Fairbanks)
Johnson Road (MP 1.5 to the end of the roadway)
Lineman Avenue (Fairbanks)
Loftus Road
Lyle Ave/Gordon Road (Fairbanks)
McGrath Road
Mission Road (Fairbanks)
Murphy Dome Road
Old Nenana Highway
Newby Road (Fairbanks)
Nordale Road (Fairbanks)
Peridot Street (Fairbanks)
Richardson Highway (Old), South Cushman
Richardson Highway (Old), Refinery East to New Rich Hwy
Sheep Creek Road
Spinach Creek Road
Old Steese Highway - Farmers Loop Road to Fox
Yankovich Road

The following roads are restricted to 50% of legal axle load (no overloads): 
Nistler Road (paved portion only, at Delta)
           Quartz Lake Road (Delta)

Auburn Drive
Bradway Road
Brock Road
Canaday Road
Dale Road
Dennis Road
Dyke Road
Ester Dome Road
Freeman Road
Grenac Road
Harding Lake Road
Holmes Road
Hurst Road
Keeling Road (paved portion only)
Lakloey Road (Holmes to Bradway)
Lost Lake Road
Nelson Road
Old Valdez Trail/Old Rich Hwy (off Stringer Road)
Peede Road
Peger Road (south of Van Horn)
Persinger Road
Plack Road (paved portion only)
Repp Road
Salcha Drive
Skyline Drive
Skyridge Road
Stringer Road
St. Nicholas Road (Fairbanks)
St. Patricks Road

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, Transportation and Public Facilities, Public Notices: Weight Restrictions, and then review the most current notice for which you wish to travel.

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

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