PESHTIGO — Effective Wednesday at 7 a.m., seasonal weight restrictions for spring thaw will be lifted on all Marinette County highways from County Trunk X and southward. Town roads may still have bans in effect so carriers should check with the respective town(s).

Weight restrictions are still in effect for all county highways north of County X. Gross weight restrictions under WIS Statute No. 349.16 are as follows: Axle Weight Limit — one axle, six tons; any two axles (under eight feet apart), 10 tons (five tons per axle)

Permits to operate in excess of these limits will be granted for emergency situations only. Overweight/Oversize permits can be obtained from the Highway Department in Peshtigo, or downloaded from the website at www.marinettecounty.com/departments/highway/general-information/, in the Forms & Documents link.

Carriers are encouraged to suspend operations and contact the Marinette County Highway Department at 715-582-3771 if visible road damage is encountered.