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Feb. 28, 2024

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MnDOT reduces load limit on Hwy 87 in Hubbard County

BEMIDJI, Minn. –The Minnesota Department of Transportation has reduced the load limit at the following locations to seven tons beginning Thursday, February 29 until further notice.

  • Hwy 87 from east junction of Hubbard CR 6 to Hwy 64
  • Hwy 87 from Hwy 71 to west junction of Hubbard CR 6

The load limit reduction is due to a weak base and poor pavement condition.
Seasonal load limit zones and restricted routes can be found on the MnDOT load limits map.
Start and end dates and other load limit information are shown at mndot.gov/loadlimits.
MnDOT will report seasonal load limit start and end dates on its 24-hour automated message center at 1-800-723-6543 for the U.S. and Canada, and locally at 651-366-5400 for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

For questions about legal axle weight during SLR; Gross Vehicle Weight Schedule, call:
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
State Patrol – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

For questions about oversize/overweight loads/permitting call:
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations – Oversize/Overweight Permits
Or email:  ofcvopermits.dot@state.mn.us

For the most current information, go to MnDOT’s automated 24-hour message center at 800-723-6543 for the U.S. and Canada, or 651-366-5400 for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This information is also published on the MnDOT seasonal load limits website at mndot.gov/loadlimits.