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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Notice of Rice County Spring Load Restrictions


Spring Load Restrictions on Rice County State Aid Highways and County roadways will go in to effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a notice that Spring Load Restrictions on the state highway system in the south, southeast and metro frost zones go in to effect on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

Ending dates for spring load restrictions are variable and based on how weather is affecting roadway strength.

The Spring Load Restriction map is posted on the Highway Department page of the Rice County website located at:


Dennis Luebbe, Rice County Engineer, (507) 332-6110

Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrator, (507) 332-6121

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