Date: Friday, February 10, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2017
Contact: Carlos Molina
Winn. County Highway Dept.
Due to annual freeze / thaw cycles, the roadways are beginning to soften up. The road departments are now posting signs on roadways that temporarily restrict use from heavy trucks. Winnebago County will be posting signs on roads under its jurisdiction that are affected by these restrictions. Typically, the spring road posting period is around 6 weeks in duration but, it depends on weather.
Winnebago County will begin enforcement of spring weight postings on certain county roadways on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Updates can be obtained at the information line 815-319-4004.
The posted weight limits are:
· 2-axle vehicles with single rear tires – 9,000 lbs.
*Gross axle loads – 13,000 lbs.
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444
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