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Spring truck weight restrictions end today

News Alexandria,Minnesota 56308
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Spring truck weight restrictions end today
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549

Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways ends today, April 19, for Minnesota's Central frost zone. Load restrictions remain in place for the state's north-central and north frost zones.

Mn/DOT limits truck weights to prevent damage to roads weakened by the spring thaw.

Spring Load Restriction dates and the six frost zones in Minnesota are listed on the Mn/DOT Web site at Click on "Seasonal Load Limits," then click on "Spring Load Restrictions" for the most up-to-date information.

The information is also available toll-free by calling 1-800-723-6543 in the United States and Canada or by calling 651-366-5400 in the Twin Cities metro area.

Travelers in Minnesota can get up-to-date information on road conditions, construction and weather reports from Mn/DOT's 511 traveler information service. Dial 5-1-1 or go to the Web site at

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