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Spring weight restrictions go into effect in local counties

(Photo Courtesy/Mike Beiermeister) Spring weight restrictions for trucks go into effect on Thursday in Alpena and Alcona County.

A number of counties are enforcing seasonal load restrictions for trucks starting as early as Thursday.

Alpena and Alcona County will begin imposing load restrictions and speed reductions for truck traffic beginning Thursday at 8:00 a.m. Load restrictions for Presque Isle County go into effect next Monday at 8:00 a.m. for all county roads except “all–season” county roads.

Alpena County Exempt Roads: Hamilton Road from US-23 to French Road, Hamilton Road from US-23 to Wessel Road, Wessel Road from Hamilton Road to Alpena City Limits, Herron Road from M-32 to Werth Road, French Road from Hamilton Road to Lacomb Road, Lacomb Road from Schrader Road to Long Lake Road, Werth Road frin US-23 to Piper Road, Piper Road from Werth Road to .66 miles southerly therof, Herron Road to M-65, Airport Road from Alpena County Regional Airport to M-32, Piper Road from US-23 to .53 miles North, Long Lake Road from Hamilton Road to Alpena City Limits, Bagley Street from M-32 to Long Rapids Road, Bloom Road from US-23 North to .54 miles east, Nicholson Hill Road from US-23 South to Spruce Road, Spruce Road from Nicholson Hill Road to Werth Road, Pearl Road from US-23 to 300 ft East, and Hawley Road from M-32 to Kline Road.

Alcona County Exempt Roads: F-30 from US-23 to F-41, F-41, F-32 from Aspen Alley to the Alcona/Oscoda County line, FR 4001 from AuSable Road to the Alcona/OScoda County Line, Barlow Road from M-72 to the Village of Lincoln, Bamfield Road from Glennie West to Curtisville Road, Carbide Drive, Hubbard Lake Road from M-72 to Mt. Maria Road, Ritchie Road from Hubbard Lake Road to Gehres Road, and Ritchie Road (also known as Gehres Road and Apsey Road) to Lake Streeet to the Village of Lincoln Limits

Contact the Alpena County Road Commission at 989-354-3252

Contact the Alcona County Road Commission at 989-736-8168

Contact the Presque Isle County Road Commission at 989-734-2216