Oversize Loads / Weight Restrictions

Seasonal Weight Restrictions


he Commissioner of Transportation has announced the ending of Spring Load Restrictions .

Spring weight restrictions for the Central Frost Zone (south of TH 210 and TH 18 in Crow Wing County) expire Friday May 11, 2018 at 12:01 A.M.   Restrictions for the North-Central Frost Zone (north of TH 210 and TH 18 in Crow Wing County) expire Wednesday May 16, 2018 at 12:01 AM.  Due to poor soil conditions, restrictions will remain in effect for the gravel portions of CSAH 36 , CR 105, CR 106, CR 141 until further notice.
Overweight permits are not issued where seasonal weight restrictions are in effect.  

Minnesota Statute 169.87 establishes weight restrictions. The weight on any single axle shall not exceed 5 tons on any unpaved street or highway; or 10 tons on a paved street or highway unless posted otherwise between the dates set by the Commissioner of Transportation. 

Check the map for weight restrictions per axle for county roads.          

Cooperation and compliance with the legal posted limits is needed to minimize unnecessary damage to our roads.

If you have any questions regarding weight limits on Crow Wing County Roads,  please contact us.

Useful Resources

For additional information regarding weight restrictions, view the information below. 

Building / Oversize Load Movement

Movement of oversize loads are allowed by permit only.  An approved permit must be in hand prior to any movement.  Please allow 3 working days for permit application review. Overweight permits can not be issued while seasonal restrictions are in place.  A single move permit is $10, annual move permit is $50.  Fees must be received prior to issuance of a permit. Apply for a moving permit on-line.  Overweight permits are not issued during seasonal weight restrictions.  If you have questions about moving oversize loads, please contact us.






  Overweight permits are not issued during seasonal weight restrictions.