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EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2021 AT 7:00 AM, ALL CITY STREETS DECLARED FROST LAW UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

The maximum axle load allowable on concrete pavements, or pavements with a concrete base, shall be reduced by 25 percent. These streets include: Schaefer, Rialto, Seaway Drive and Francis.  The maximum axle loads allowable on all other types of roads shall be reduced by 35 percent from the maximum axle loads.


City Ordinance 514 SEC. 21-221 (e,f)

(e)

During the months of March, April and May in each year, the maximum axle load allowable on concrete pavements, or pavements with a concrete base, shall be reduced by 25 percent from the maximum axle loads as specified heretofore in this article, and the maximum axle loads allowable on all other types of roads during these months shall be reduced by 35 percent from the maximum axle loads as herein specified. The maximum wheel load shall not exceed 525 pounds per inch of tire width on concrete and concrete base, or 450 pounds per inch of tire width on all other roads during the period the seasonal road restrictions are in effect.

(f)

The superintendent of DPW or his designee, the director of weights and measures, the ordinance officer or any police officer may suspend the restrictions imposed by this article when and where in his discretion conditions of the highways so warrant and may impose the restricted loading requirements of this section on designated highways at any other time that the conditions of the highway may require.

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3100 Oakwood Blvd.
Melvindale, MI 48122
P: 313.429.1040
F: 313.383.3993

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