Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 16, 2018

7-ton load limit remains on Hwy 87 between US 71 to MN 64

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists that load limits on Highway 87 remain at 7 tons between US 71 and MN 64. The load limit will remain in place until further repair to the driving surface can be made.

Spring load restrictions have ended in the south, southeast, metro, central and north-central frost zones. Restrictions in the north frost zone will be lifted on Thursday, May 17.

Road restriction maps indicating the locations of weight restricted routes and those state highways open to maximum 10-ton axle weights are listed on the MnDOT Seasonal Load Limits website at www.mndot.gov/loadlimits. Click on “Spring Load Restrictions.”

MnDOT will report 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 real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.

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