(Courtesy WisDOT)

WisDOT removes weight limits for some North Central Region state highways

Metro Wire Staff

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) North Central Region this week announced the lifting of the springtime posted road weight restrictions on some of the region’s state highways.

Weight restrictions will be lifted at midnight Tuesday April 16, 2024 on the following highways:

  • WIS 55, Forest County, from Argonne Street to Michigan State Line.
  • WIS 122, Iron County , from WIS 77 to Michigan State Line.
  • WIS 169, Iron County , from Ashland County Line to US 2.

Seasonal weight restrictions (springtime posted roads) are placed on specific highways during the spring thaw period. The restrictions are added to prevent damage to the pavement structure.

For more information regarding traffic impacts and improvement projects in Wisconsin’s north central region: