Northern Region - Seasonal WR Effective 05.13.2019

Issue Date: May 6th, 2019

Seasonal weight restrictions apply to all vehicles over 10,000# GVW. Weight restrictions are
now in effect within the Northern Region at the locations specified below. These weight
restrictions are stated as a percentage of legal allowable weight and shall be applied to the
maximum axle loading in accordance with 17 AAC 25.013(e).

ADOT&PF Northern Region boundaries extend from Mile 163 Parks Highway north and
from Mile 118 Glenn Highway north-east, and from Valdez on the Richardson Highway north
to Fairbanks. Road systems within Cordova and Nome are also within the Northern Region.

Until further notice, no seasonal vehicle weight restrictions will apply to the Elliott Highway:
MP 0 to 72, or to the Dalton Highway: MP 0 to 414.

Effective Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 8:00 AM:

The following roads will be restricted to 100% of legal axle load, and with 100% legal
axle loads allowed on the drive axles of approved Long Combination Vehicles (LCV) of
90’ or more with at least two trailers (no overloads):

Parks Highway MP 163 to 356 (Cantwell to Fairbanks)
Edgerton Highway
Tok Cutoff MP 0 to 124 (Gakona to Tok)
Richardson Highway (Valdez to Fairbanks)
Alaska Highway MP 1222 to 1421 (Canadian Border to Delta)
Old Nenana Highway Ester Creek Road to Parks Highway MP 342.5
All State Maintained Roads in the Northern Region unless otherwise restricted

The following roads will be restricted to 85% of legal axle load (no overloads):

Steese Highway MP 21 to 81
Shaw Creek Road
Johnson Road MP 0 to 1.5 (Intersection of Richardson Hwy to 1.5 mile)

The following roads will be restricted to 75% of legal axle load (no overloads):

Denali Highway MP 0 to 134 (Paxson to Cantwell; Currently the Denali Highway is in
the process of being opened)
Nabesna Road
McCarthy Road
Lake Louise Road
Alston North and South (Fairbanks)
Ballaine Road
Birch Hill Road
Chena Hot Springs Road
Chena Pump Road
Chena Ridge Road
Dalton Trail (paved portion only)
Dawson Road
Easy Street
Gilmore Trail
Goldstream Road MP 1 to 10 (Goldstream Creek to end)
Henderson Road
Hollowell Road (Fairbanks)
Johnson Road MP 1.5 to 11
Lineman Avenue (Fairbanks)
Loftus Road
Lyle Ave/Gordon Road (Fairbanks)
McGrath Road
Mission Road (Fairbanks)
Murphy Dome Road
Old Nenana Highway
Newby Road (Fairbanks)
Nordale Road (Fairbanks)
Peridot Street (Fairbanks)
Old Richardson Highway, South Cushman
Old Richardson Highway, Refinery East to New Rich Hwy
Sheep Creek Road
Spinach Creek Road
Old Steese Highway - Farmers Loop Road to Fox
Yankovich Road

The following roads are restricted to 50% of legal axle load (no overloads):

Elliott Highway MP 73 to 150 (Livengood to Manley)
Tofty Road
Auburn Drive
Bradway Road
Brock Road
Canaday Road
Dale Road
Dennis Road
Dyke Road
Ester Dome Road
Freeman Road
Grenac Road
Harding Lake Road
Holmes Road
Hurst Road
Keeling Road (paved portion only)
Lakloey Road (Holmes to Bradway)
Lost Lake Road
Nelson Road
Old Valdez Trail/Old Rich Hwy (off Stringer Road)
Peede Road
Peger Road (south of Van Horn)
Persinger Road
Plack Road (paved portion only)
Repp Road
Salcha Drive
Skyline Drive
Skyridge Road
Stringer Road
St. Nicholas Road (Fairbanks)
St. Patricks Road

Additional restrictions and modifications will be imposed as necessary. Weather and
pavement conditions are being monitored closely. An electronic copy of DOT&PF’s weight
restriction notices is available on-line at: under Public Notices:
Weight Restrictions.

The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement division of the Department of Transportation & Public
Facilities will be enforcing these restrictions.

Issued by: Daniel Adamczak, NR Maintenance & Operations Engineer
Phone: 907-451-2294, Fax: 907-451-2989 E-mail:

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Created 5/9/2019 11:45:54 AM by jmgray


Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Weight Restrictions
Location(s): Northern Region
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 5/9/2019
Archive Date: 8/9/2019