Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Seasonal Load Limits

Seasonal Load Limits

We provide 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 Jan 11, 2024
North-Central Jan 15, 2024 Mar 6, 2024
Central Jan 19, 2024 Mar 1, 2024
Metro Jan 22, 2024 Feb 2, 2024
South Jan 19, 2024 Feb 2, 2024
Southeast Jan 22, 2024 Feb 2, 2024
Spring Load Restrictions (SLR) North
North-Central Mar 6, 2024
Central Mar 1, 2024
Metro Feb 26, 2024
South Feb 26, 2024
Southeast Feb 26, 2024
Middle-Range Overweight Permits North May 24, 2023
North-Central May 24, 2023 Mar 6, 2024
Central May 17, 2023 Mar 1, 2024
Metro Apr 24, 2023 Feb 26, 2024
South May 8, 2023 Feb 26, 2024
Southeast Apr 24, 2023 Feb 26, 2024
Full-Summer Overweight Permits North Jun 9, 20203
North-Central Jun 9, 2023 Mar 6, 2024
Central May 31, 2023 Mar 1, 2024
Metro May 12, 2023 Feb 26, 2024
South May 30, 2023 Feb 26, 2024
Southeast May 12, 2023 Feb 26, 2024

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.