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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Notice of Rice County spring load restrictions

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Spring load restrictions on Rice County state aid highways and county roadways goes in to effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 10, 2023.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a notice that spring load restrictions on the state highway system in the south, southeast and metro frost zones also go in to effect Friday.

Ending dates for spring load restrictions are variable and based on how weather is affecting roadway strength.

The spring load restriction map is posted on the Highway Department page of the Rice County website located at:


Dennis Luebbe, Rice County Engineer
[email protected]

Suzy Rook, Communications Coordinator
[email protected]

Restrictions go into effect Friday.
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