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Weight limits added to roads

| March 4, 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 will be posted with weight limits by 2 p.m. Friday, March 4. A red flag or no flag on the sign indicates weight limits are in effect.

  • District 2 (Priest River/Priest Lake) — The following roads will be posted with weight limits by 2 p.m. Friday, March 4: 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. A red flag or no flag on the sign indicates weight limits are in effect.

  • District 3 (Sandpoint/Clark Fork) — All roads have been posted with green flags indicating weight restrictions are imminent.

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