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NOTICE TO HAULERS: Seasonal Load Restrictions Lifted, All Roads Open on June 9

Jun 09, 2021 11:00AM ● By Editor

From the Cook County Highway Department - June 9, 2021

The Cook County Highway Department has lifted all seasonal load restrictions, and all gravel roads will open to legal haulers.

Cook County thanks everyone for their patience while conditions were monitored throughout the spring season. Seasonal load restrictions are put into place to protect roads from damage or failure during the spring thaw when melting snow and rain can saturate road base material. Damage done to roads is usually deeper than just on the surface and can end up costing thousands of dollars to repair.

Haulers are asked to be mindful of posted bridges, which have year-round varying load restrictions, on some Cook County Highways. Any questions can be directed to the Highway Department at 218-387-3014.

Contact: 
Josh Dix
Highway Maintenance Supervisor
387-3014 
or [email protected]
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