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Posted on: April 10, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City of West Fargo implements road restrictions April 11

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Spring road restrictions for commercial motor vehicles begin in the City of West Fargo and Cass County Tuesday, April 11, 2023. 


The West Fargo Municipal Code calls for reduced allowable weights on streets that may become seriously damaged or destroyed by deterioration, rain, snow or other climate conditions. These restrictions are put in place every spring, when heavy loads can cause serious damage to roads impacted by frost thaw. 


The restricted roadways classifications, restricted gross axle weights, and restricted gross vehicle weight limits on city streets are as follows: 


Road Restriction Maximum Gross and Axle Weights


Class 1 Load Restriction

Class 2 Load Restriction

Class 3 Load Restriction

Class 4 Load Restriction

Gross weight

110,000 lbs.

90,000 lbs.

64,000 lbs.

Cars and Unloaded Trucks Only

Single Axle

18,000 lbs.

15,000 lbs.

12,000 lbs.

Tandem Axle

32,000 lbs.

30,000 lbs.

24,000 lbs.

Triple Axle

42,000 lbs.

36,000 lbs.

30,000 lbs.

Quad Axle

56,000 lbs.

48,000 lbs.

40,000 lbs.

Five-Axle Grouping

70,000 lbs.

60,000 lbs.

50,000 lbs.


West Fargo’s  road class map and truck route map can be found on the city’s overdimensional website.


Spring restrictions typically are in place through May, but the date restrictions are lifted is weather dependent. Vehicles found in excess of the weight limitations imposed are charged a fee based on their amount overweight.


For more information, please visit the City of West Fargo’s overdimensional website.

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