Berrien County announces seasonal weight restrictions for oversized vehicles
BERRIEN COUNTY, Ind. – Seasonal weight restrictions for oversized vehicles in Berrien County will take effect on March 1.
These “Frost Laws” will reduce the “Maximum Axle Load” by 35% per axle MCL 257.722(5).
Speed limits will also be reduced to 35mph for all commercial vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Rating of 10,000lbs or more MCL 257.627(6).
The maximum wheel load will be reduced to 450lbs psi. of tire width MCL 257.722(5).
For a map of roads not affected by the weight restrictions, contact the Berrien County Road Department at 269-925-1196.
All oversized vehicles should contact the Road Department Weighmaster for written approval of any oversized trips.