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New road weight limits announced

| February 26, 2021 1:00 AM

SANDPOINT — District 1 — the area south of the Long Bridge — is expected to impose weight limits restrictions beginning Monday morning, according to Bonner County Road & Bridge officials Thursday.

District 1 — south of the Long Bridge: Twin Rivers Road is posted with weight limits. All other roads will be posted with green flags — indicating weight restrictions are imminent — by Friday afternoon.

District 2 — Priest River and Priest Lake areas: The following roads are posted with weight limits: E. Settlement Road Anselmo Lane, Riley Creek Park, N. Riley Creek Road Campbell Point, Wrenco Loop, Wrenco Hills, Berry Ln, Smith Creek Road Carr Creek, Santa Maria Road Thama Drive, Eastside Road Eastriver Road (from IDL 10 south), Peterson Road Peninsula Road Holly Glenn, Freeman Lake and all roads south of the Pend Oreille River.

In addition, Dickensheet, Cavanaugh Bay roads and the north end of Eastriver Road are posted with green flags.

Eastriver Road is closed from the 5700 block through the slide area due to lengthy road repairs. Please detour through Eastriver Loop. The Eastriver Loop bridge has weight restrictions of 3.2 tons per axle and a height limit of 12 feet, 1 inch.

District 3 — Sandpoint and Clark Fork areas: All roads west of Denton Road (including Denton) are posted with green flags.

Per BCRC Ordinance #422, it shall be the responsibility of the hauler to contact the Road & Bridge Department to determine whether or not these restrictions are in place. These restrictions will remain in effect until changed, at which time updates will be posted.

Information: Bonner County Road & Bridge,208-255-5681, ext. 1, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; after hours, 208-255-5681, ext. 8 for weight limits; or go online to