WisDOT announces weight limits for Wood and Marathon counties
For the City Times
MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) North Central Region has announced the seasonal posting of weight limits on area state highways. The weight restrictions are six tons gross load for single axle vehicles and 10 tons gross load for tandem axle vehicles – any two axles under eight feet apart. The maximum gross weight is 24 tons.
Weight restrictions are effective after March 9 for the following highways: WIS 52, Marathon County, from Elm Rd to Shawano County line; WIS 54, Wood County, from West Wood County line to WIS 80; WIS 54, Wood County, from South Junction WIS 80 to one mile West of Junction WIS 73; WIS 107, Marathon County, from Marathon County Road A to the Lincoln County line; WIS 153, Marathon County, from Marathon County Road J to Shawano County line; and WIS 173, Wood County, from North Junction WIS 80 to Wood County Road G.
Seasonal weight restrictions are placed on specific highways during the spring thaw period. The restrictions are added to prevent damage to the pavement structure.
For more information, visit http://projects.511wi.gov/region/north-central.