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Weight limits may be on their way

| March 3, 2022 1:00 AM

With warmer temperatures, weight limits are making an appearance in the county. No early morning hauling is allowed on any Bonner County maintained road posted with weight limits.

  • District 1 (south of the Long Bridge) — All roads were posted with green flags on Thursday, indicating weight limits are imminent. Most or all of these roads may be posted red as early as Friday

  • District 2 (Priest River/Priest Lake) — The following roads will be posted with green flags tomorrow morning indicating weight restrictions are imminent: all roads south of the Pend Oreille River, all roads in Laclede south of U.S. 2, Smith Creek Road, E. Settlement Road and E. Thama Drive. Most or all of these roads may be posted red as early as Friday.

  • District 3 (Sandpoint/Clark Fork) — No roads will be posted at this time.

Per county ordinance, it is the responsibility of the hauler to contact the Bonner County Road & Bridge Department to determine whether or not these restrictions are in place. The 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