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Notice to Haulers - Lifting of Road Restrictions

May 17, 2022 12:49PM ● By Laura Durenberger

May 17, 2022 - Seasonal load restrictions on some of Cook County’s paved and gravel roads have ended, effective today, in accordance with Minnesota’s guidance for the North frost zone. Legal weight trucks are able to use these roads, unless otherwise posted, effective at 12:01 am.

Restrictions have been lifted on the following roads:

  • Paved portion of CSAH 2
  • Paved portion of CSAH 4
  • CSAH 5
  • CSAH 7
  • CSAH 8 from CSAH 12 to CR 27 (restricted to 4 ton west of CR 27)
  • CSAH 9
  • CSAH 10
  • CSAH 12
  • CSAH 13
  • CSAH 15
  • Paved portion of CSAH 17
  • CSAH 18
  • CSAH 19
  • CSAH 23
  • CR 24
  • UT 26
  • CR 27
  • CR 29
  • CR 31
  • CR 36
  • UT 52
  • UT 53
  • UT 59
  • UT 87
  • UT 88
  • UT 90
  • UT 93
  • UT 101

All other roads remain restricted to the limits on posted signs, generally 5 tons per axle on gravel roads.

Road conditions will continue to be inspected daily, and load restrictions on each road will be removed as soon as conditions allow.

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: Robert Hass, County Engineer, (218) 387-3014 or [email protected]


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