PAUL, Minn.-Spring highway weight load restrictions in the
Twin Cities, southern and southeastern frost zones will
end April 19 at 12:01 a.m., the Minnesota Department of
restrictions in the other zones-central, north-central and
northern-- remain in effect until further notice.
restricts truck weights during the spring to prevent damage
to highways weakened by moisture in the ground.
listing the routes that remain restricted can be found on
Mn/DOT's Web site at www.mrr.dot.state.mn.us
. To determine if a route is restricted or not, click on
"Seasonal Load Limits" and then on "Spring
Load Restrictions." The site also provides a text list
of restricted highway segments as well as specific route
about the changes will also be available toll-free by pre-recorded
phone message at 1-800-723-6543 from the United States and
Canada and at 651-747-2253 from the Twin Cities metropolitan
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