IDOT: New weight limits announced for two Whiteside County roads

A grader and a snow plow work to clean up Garden Plain Road in rural Whiteside County Friday February 5. Crews worked to improve road conditions around the Sauk Valley Friday after winter storms covered roads with layers of snow and ice.

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that starting Friday weight restrictions will go into effect on the following roads in Whiteside County:

  • Garden Plain Road: 5 tons per axle (westbound lane only)
  • Freeport Road: 11 tons

Depending upon the weather, the postings will be lifted on or before May 1.

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