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Northern Region - Seasonal WR Effective 04.21.2016


Issue Date: March 17, 2016

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, March 21, 2016 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 0 to 19) – Valdez

The following roads will be restricted to 100% of legal axle load (no overloads):
Mineral Creek Loop Road – Valdez
Dayville Road (MP 0 to 6) – Valdez
Airport Road - 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 under Public Notices: Weight Restrictions.

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

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


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