Highway Department Maintenance

Maintenance Superintendent
Tim Christopher


P: 218-643-4772

Road Restrictions Begin on Wilkin County Roads Friday, March 1, 2024

All gravel roads are restricted.

All black top roads are non restricted under 20,000 pounds per single axle, 34,000 pounds per tandem axle, and 42,000 pounds per tridem axle.

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Seasonal load limit zones and restricted routes can be found on the MnDOT load limits map.

Start and end dates and other load limit information are shown at mndot.gov/loadlimits.

Overweight permits for more than 80,000 pound gross vehicle weight will continue and new permits will be issued if all axle and group weights are legal (axle weight limits).

MnDOT will report start and end 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 questions about legal axle weight during SLR; Gross Vehicle Weight Schedule, call:
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
State Patrol – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

 For questions about oversize/overweight loads/permitting, call:

Minnesota Department of Transportation
Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations – Oversize/Overweight Permits

All changes are made with a minimum three-calendar-day notice. 

For the most current information, go to MnDOT’s automated 24-hour message center at 800-723-6543 for the U.S. and Canada, or 651-366-5400 for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This information is also published on the MnDOT seasonal load limits website at mndot.gov/loadlimits

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

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