Seasonal load and speed restrictions going into effect this week

UPPER PENINSULA — The road commissions of Dickinson, Houghton, Keweenaw, Ontonagon and Baraga counties will put seasonal road restrictions in place beginning this week.

Restrictions for Houghton, Keweenaw, Ontonagon and Baraga counties will go into effect on Tuesday, February 27th at 8:00 a.m. Maximum legal axle loads will be reduced to 65 percent of normal loads, as prescribed by the Michigan Vehicle Code 257.722(e).

No individual load limit signs will be posted on county roads. The restrictions are subject to change based on weather and road conditions.

The Dickinson County Road Commission will impose and enforce all seasonal load and speed restrictions on all county roads beginning on Wednesday, February 28th at 10:00 a.m. A list of “All Seasons” roads in Dickinson County can be found HERE.

For any further questions, please call the county’s road commission at these numbers:

  • Baraga County: (906) 524-7270
  • Houghton County: (906) 482-3600
  • Keweenaw County: (906) 337-1610
  • Ontonagon County: (906) 884-2332
  • Dickinson County: (906) 774-1588

More information for roads statewide can be found HERE.