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Seasonal weight restrictions lifted on Spokane County roads


Last updated 6/6/2019 at 8:13am

The Spokane County Public Works Department announced on June 4 that seasonal weight restrictions have been removed on county roads. 

According to a news release, typically, each winter the region experiences a freeze-thaw cycle that weakens roadway surfaces and undermines roadway sub-structures, requiring the implementation of weight restrictions to reduce the amount of damage. Weather conditions vary from year-to-year and dictate the extent of the restrictions and when they go into effect.

Normally, these restrictions do not apply to the average car or pickup truck. However, commercial...

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