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Fargo’s Spring Load Restrictions Begin Tuesday, Feb. 28


Zone: South, North, Downtown

Effective Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. CST, the City of Fargo will impose Class A and Class 1 load restrictions on various roads throughout town.

Class A restrictions are defined as follows:
•Single Axle 18,000 lbs
•Tandem Axle 32,000 lbs – 16,000 lbs per axle
•3 Axles or more 42,000 lbs – 14,000 lbs per axle
•Gross Vehicle Weight 80,000 lbs

Class 1 restrictions are defined as follows:
•Single Axle 15,000 lbs
•Tandem Axle 30,000 lbs – 15,000 lbs per axle
•3 Axles or more 36,000 lbs – 12,000 lbs per axle
•Gross Vehicle weight 80,000 lbs

Restrictions shall remain in effect until pavement subgrade conditions warrant removal, generally the first or middle part of May. Permit applications for weights in excess of restrictions shall be in writing and submitted to the Fargo City Engineer, 200 3rd St. N., Fargo, ND, 58102. The Truck Route Map and roads that are affected by spring load restrictions can be viewed online at

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