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News Release

Martha Lou Wheatley-Billeter, MPA
Public Works Information and Outreach Manager
Office: 509-477-7195

Weight Restrictions Begin on County Roads

SPOKANE COUNTY, February 3, 2020 – The Spokane County Public Works Department announced today that seasonal weight restrictions will be in effect on ALL county roads, beginning Wednesday, February 5. 2020.

Typically, each winter the region experiences a freeze-thaw cycle that weakens roadway surfaces and undermines the sub-structures, requiring the implementation of weight restrictions to reduce the amount of damage.  Seasonal weather conditions vary from year-to-year and dictate the extent of the restrictions and when they go into effect. 

Typically, these restrictions do not apply to the average car or pickup truck.  However, commercial and construction vehicles may need to lighten their loads in order to comply with the restrictions.
For more information on current road construction and maintenance projects, go to www.spokanecounty.org/publicworks.

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