Spring load restrictions implemented

Spring load restrictions implemented Special spring load restriction were implemented at 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 21, on SD 37 from the east junction of SD 37 and SD 50 near Tyndall, south to the junction of SD 37 and SD 52 north of Springfield. The weight per axle may not exceed 7 tons along this route until further notice. All other spring load restrictions in the state are still in effect.

Spring Load Restrictions of 6 tons per axle also were implemented at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, on SD 63 from the Jct. of US 18 and SD 63 north to Norris. this route was previously identified as "May Post."

The effective date of the load restrictions is determined by weather and road conditions.

A spring load restriction report is usually issued in advance of any major load restriction change. This report is issued for guidance only and does not take precedence over load restriction signs in place. For further information or a copy of a spring load restriction map, please contact the DOT at 605-773-3704. Spring load limit information may also be found on the Internet at: http://www.sddot.com/Operations/CVO/Spring_Load_Limits/index.htm.

One can subscribe to an e-mail mailing list to receive spring load limit restriction information by e-mail. To subscribe to the e-mail service, please visit the following Internet site: http://listserv.state.sd.us/archives/dotspringloadlimits.html. Click on Join or leave the list (or change settings). Type in your e-mail address and name, then click Join List (accept the default settings without any changes). A message will appear that says � A conformation request is being sent under separate cover. You will get an e-mail in your mailbox to confirm your subscription. Just follow the instructions (by clicking on the URL you will automatically be placed on the subscriber's list).

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