Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Seasonal Load Limits

Start and end dates

Load limit Frost zone Starting date Ending date

Winter Load Increases (WLI)

North Dec 21, 2020 Mar 8, 2021
North-Central Dec 26, 2020 Mar 8, 2021
Central Jan 4, 2021 Mar 4, 2021
Metro Feb 1, 2021 Mar 3, 2021
South Feb 1, 2021 Mar 3, 2021
Southeast Feb 1, 2021 Mar 3, 2021

Spring Load Restrictions (SLR)

North Mar 8, 2021 May 3, 2021
North-Central Mar 8, 2021 May 3, 2021
Central Mar 5, 2021 Apr 26, 2021
Metro Mar 4, 2021 Apr 12, 2021
South Mar 4, 2021 Apr 26, 2021
Southeast Mar 4, 2021 Apr 12, 2021

Middle-Range Overweight Permits

North May 3, 2021  
North-Central May 3, 2021  
Central Apr 26, 2021  
Metro Apr 12, 2021  
South Apr 26, 2021  
Southeast Apr 12, 2021  

Full-Summer Overweight Permits

North    
North-Central    
Central May 10, 2021  
Metro Apr 26, 2021  
South May 10, 2021  
Southeast Apr 26, 2021  

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)