Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Seasonal Load Limits

Information about load limits on state and federal trunk highways

For information about load limits on county roads, visit County Weight Information. For city streets contact the city.

Start and end dates

Load limit SLL zone Starting date Ending date

Winter Load Increases (WLI)

North Dec 18, 2021 Mar 19, 2022
North-Central Dec 23, 2021 Mar 19, 2022
Central Dec 31, 2021 Mar 15, 2022
Metro Jan 7, 2022 Mar 15, 2022
South Jan 7, 2022 Mar 7, 2022
Southeast Jan 7, 2022 Mar 7, 2022

Spring Load Restrictions (SLR)

North Mar 21, 2022 May 16, 2022
North-Central Mar 21, 2022 May 16, 2022
Central Mar 18, 2022 May 13, 2022
Metro Mar 16, 2022 May 2, 2022
South Mar 14, 2022 May 6, 2022
Southeast Mar 14, 2022 May 2, 2022

Middle-Range Overweight Permits

North May 16, 2022  
North-Central May 16, 2022  
Central May 13, 2022  
Metro May 2, 2022  
South May 6, 2022  
Southeast May 2, 2022  

Full-Summer Overweight Permits

North Jun 6, 2022  
North-Central Jun 6, 2022  
Central May 27, 2022  
Metro May 16, 2022  
South May 20, 2022  
Southeast May 16, 2022  

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)