Trade Notification – Seasonal Weight Restrictions


The Alaska Department of Transportation has released upcoming road restrictions, effective Monday, March 29.

Please note that the restrictions could limit the allowable gross and axle weight of trailers delivering over the road to destinations outside of Anchorage. We will not inundate you with further emails for restrictions and recommend checking the Alaska DOT website for future information and updates. You can also sign-up to have restriction notifications sent directly to your phone or email.

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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call either of the numbers below:

Lisa Peterman, Customer Service Mgr. (907) 265-7232

Billy Godwin, Terminal Operations Mgr. (907) 265-7218

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Alaska Department of Transportation issued notice as follows: 






Issue Date: March 24, 2021

Weight restrictions are stated as a percentage of legal allowable weight and shall be applied to the maximum axle loading of 17 AAC 25.013(e).

The Central Region boundaries extend from Homer on the Sterling Highway and Seward on the Seward Highway to Mile 118 on the Glenn Highway and Mile 163 on the Parks Highway. The Dillingham and Bethel road systems are also included within the Central Region.

Bold typeface indicates new restrictions/modifications since the last public notice.

Effective Monday, March 29 at 8:00 A.M. The following State maintained roads are restricted to the following:


All State maintained paved and gravel roads in the Kenai Peninsula area (south of Portage Glacier Highway) – 100% (No overloads)

INDIVIDUAL ROAD WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS – Individual roads that vary from the Area-Wide Weight Restrictions:

The following roads are restricted to 100% of legal axle load, no overloads:

Sterling Highway from MP 167 (Sterling Hwy at Diamond Ridge Rd intersection) to end of Homer Spit.

The following roads are restricted to 75% of legal axle load, no overloads:

All State maintained paved and gravel roads in the Homer area that are south and east of Sterling Highway MP 167 (Sterling Hwy at Diamond Ridge Rd intersection).

Additional restrictions and modifications will be imposed as necessary.

Authorized Weight restrictions will only be posted on the DOT&PF Division of Measurement and Standards and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (MSCVE) webpage. Weight Restrictions posted on 511 or any other posting are for information only. The most recent published public notice will supersede any conflicting information from other sources. Public Notices can be found at: click on “Measures & Commercial Vehicles” then under the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement tab click on “Weight Restrictions” go to the middle of the page and click on “Central Region” than open the most recent Central Region listing.

The Department of Public Safety and the DOT/PF Division of Measurement and Standards and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be enforcing these restrictions.

Issued By: Burrell Nickeson, Central Region Maintenance and Operations,

Phone: 907-269-0757, Fax: 907-248-1573, Email: