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Frost Zone

Starting Date

Ending Date

Visual Status

Winter Load Increases (WLI)

Visual Status
Normal Legal Loads, Winter Load Increases, Middle-Range and Full-Summer Overweight Permits Available
Normal Legal Loads, Spring Load Restrictions Imminent
Spring Load Restrictions Enforced
Normal Legal Loads, Middle-Range Overweight Permits Available
Normal Legal Loads, Middle-Range and Full-Summer Overweight Permits Available

 North
 North-Central 
 Central
 Metro
 South
 Southeast

Dec 16, 2016
Dec 16, 2016
Dec 22, 2016
Dec 22, 2016
Dec 22, 2016
Dec 22, 2016

Mar 22, 2017
Feb 25, 2017
Feb 20, 2017
Feb 17, 2017
Feb 17, 2017
Feb 17, 2017

Spring Load Restrictions (SLR)

 North
 North-Central 
 Central
 Metro
 South
 Southeast

Mar 22, 2017
Mar 06, 2017
Feb 21, 2017
Feb 17, 2017
Feb 17, 2017
Feb 17, 2017

May 17, 2017
May 01, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 14, 2017

Middle-Range Overweight Permits

 North
 North-Central 
 Central
 Metro
 South
 Southeast

May 17, 2017
May 01, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 14, 2017

  
  
  
  
  
  

Full-Summer Overweight Permits

 North
 North-Central 
 Central
 Metro
 South
 Southeast

Jun 07, 2017
May 26, 2017
May 08, 2017
May 05, 2017
May 05, 2017
May 05, 2017

  
  
  
  
  
  

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MnDOT Technical Memorandum SLL Update  2016-2017 Other Related Information