Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

March 23, 2018

Additional road restrictions begin on Hwy 87 between US 71 to Hwy 64

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that load limits on Highway 87 will be reduced to 7 tons between US 71 and MN 64. The load limit will remain in place until further notice.

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.” Also available is a text list of the restricted segments along with exceptions to the map.

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.