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Gogebic road limits take effect Friday


BESSEMER — The unseasonably mild winter, with more balmy temperatures predicted through the week, has resulted in the Gogebic County Board of Road Commissioners setting road weight limits effective Friday.

At 9 a.m., spring weight restrictions will take effect.

Because of minimal surface support and frost heaving, a five-ton limit will be in effect for the local road systems, to include gravel roads.

For the county road system, the state frost laws will be followed that require a 35 percent reduction in axle loading. According to the road commission, that means major principal routes thr...

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