Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Seasonal Load Limits

Start and end dates

Load limit Frost zone Starting date Ending date

Winter Load Increases (WLI)

North Dec 9, 2019 Mar 13, 2020
North-Central Dec 9, 2019 Mar 13, 2020
Central Dec 15, 2019 Mar 9, 2020
Metro Dec 19, 2019 Mar 6, 2020
South Dec 17, 2019 Mar 6, 2020
Southeast Dec 19, 2019 Mar 6, 2020

Spring Load Restrictions (SLR)

North Mar 13, 2020 May 8, 2020
North-Central Mar 13, 2020 May 8, 2020
Central Mar 9, 2020 May 4, 2020
Metro Mar 6, 2020 Apr 13, 2020
South Mar 6, 2020 Apr 20, 2020
Southeast Mar 6, 2020 Apr 13, 2020

Middle-Range Overweight Permits

North May 8, 2020  
North-Central May 8, 2020  
Central May 4, 2020  
Metro Apr 13, 2020  
South Apr 20, 2020  
Southeast Apr 13, 2020  

Full-Summer Overweight Permits

North May 21, 2020  
North-Central May 21, 2020  
Central May 18 2020  
Metro Apr 27, 2020  
South May 4, 2020  
Southeast Apr 27, 2020  

All starting and ending dates begin at 12:01 a.m. and are preceded by at least a three-day advance notice. Notice is available on this website, or from a recording at 651-366-5400 or toll free at 1-800-723-6543 or automatically by subscribing to receive e-mail updates.

Historical Dates (XLSX)

SLL Technical Memorandum (PDF)