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Seasonal Restrictions Waived for COVID-19 Relief

Seasonal Restrictions Waived for COVID-19 Relief

Mar 15, 2020

The following local agencies announced today that they are exempting from seasonal weight restrictions motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in support of relief efforts related to the COVID-19 outbreaks. For all other motor carriers, seasonal restrictions remain enacted through Thursday, March 19 at 6 AM.

  • Barry County Road Commission
  • Ionia County Road Department
  • Kent County Road Commission (KCRC)
  • Montcalm County Road Commission
  • City of Kentwood
  • City of Walker

Direct assistance means transportation and other relief services provided by a motor carrier or its driver(s) to the immediate restoration of essential services, such as medical care, or essential supplies such as food, related to COVID-19 outbreaks during the emergency.

Those with truck-related questions may contact the Michigan Center for Truck Safety at 1-800-MTA- 4MTA (1-800-682-4682).

The KCRC Seasonal Weight and Speed Restriction Hotline is 616-336-2019.