Spring Load Restriction – Press Release #5
(Week of March 14-18, 2022)

Posted on: March 11, 2022   |   Category: News

For Immediate Release: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

Dan Varilek, Winter Maintenance Specialist, 605-773-3571

Spring Load Restriction – Press Release #5
(Week of March 14-18, 2022)

PIERRE, S.D. – Spring Load Limit Restrictions will apply to the road segment(s) and at the indicated weight limit shown in the table below.


Effective Date
LocationBegin/End MRMLengthPostingRegion
March 14, 2022SD 25SD 38 to SD3461.72 to 82.8321.17 Tons/AxleMitchell
March 14, 2022SD 47From ½ mile North of SD 10 to North Dakota State Line248.79 to 260.3811.66 Tons/AxlePierre
March 14, 2022SD 63US 212 to SD 20173.67 to 204.9131.26 Tons/AxlePierre
March 14, 2022SD 271Java to Walworth/Campbell County Line166.82 to 173.746.926 Tons/AxlePierre
March 14, 2022SD 20Jct. US 83 to SD 47 west of Hoven240.83 to 253.8713.046 Tons/AxlePierre

The effective date of a load restriction is determined by weather and road conditions. When restrictions go into effect, a notice will be sent out and posted on the spring load restriction page of the South Dakota Truck Info website at https://sdtruckinfo.sd.gov/spring-load-restrictions/.

A spring load restriction report is usually issued in advance of any major load restriction change. This report is issued for guidance only and does not take precedence over any load restriction signs in place. For further information, or a copy of a Spring Load Restriction map, please contact the SDDOT at 605-773-3571.

Spring Load Limit Information is available at https://sdtruckinfo.sd.gov/rules-regulations/size-weight-regulations/spring-load-restrictions/  and also on the SD511 site at https://sd511.org/; click on Traffic Notices then CVO Restrictions for current restriction.

Individuals can subscribe to an email list to receive spring load limit restriction information electronically at https://listserv.sd.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A0=DOTSPRINGLOADLIMITS. Click subscribe located on the right side of the screen and follow the instructions. A valid email address is required. If you would like to unsubscribe at any time from the list, visit the same site, click unsubscribe, and enter the information and email you subscribed with.

For more information, contact Dan Varilek, Winter Maintenance Specialist, at 605-773-3571 or by email at daniel.varilek@state.sd.us.