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Road restrictions detailed in county

| February 28, 2023 1:00 AM

Early morning hauling will be allowed on Bonner County maintained roads posted with weight limits until further notice, Bonner County Road & Bridge officials said Monday.

Hauling will be allowed from midnight to 10 a.m. until further notice. Excluded from the early morning hauling are Jones Road, Birch Banks Road, Hanford Drive, Comeback Bay Lane, and E. Comeback Bay Lane south of the Long Bridge.

As a reminder, a red flag or no flag on the sign indicates weight limits are in effect. A green flag indicates weight restrictions are imminent.

• District 1 (south of the Long Bridge) — All roads are posted with weight limits.

• District 2 (Priest River/Priest Lake) — All roads north of the Pend Oreille River between and including Anselmo Road and Wrenco Loop, all roads in Laclede south of U.S. 2, W. Settlement Road, and Dufort Road are posted with weight limits.

• District 3 (Sandpoint/Clark Fork) — Weight limits are imminent on Peninsula Road. Kootenai Bay Road, Oden Bay Road, Sunnyside Road (east and west entrances), Sunnyside Cutoff Road. Old Highway, French Road, Providence Road, McGhee Road, W. Pine Street, Baldy Mountain Road, Gooby Road, Mountain View Road, Woodland Drive and N. Boyer Road, W. Bronx Road, Hidden Valley Road, W. Selle Road, and Racetrack Road were scheduled to be posted with weight limits by Monday evening.

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.

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