Seasonal road restrictions usually go into effect in late February or early March and last for approximately 6 weeks. However, seasonal weather conditions vary from year-to-year and dictate the extent of the restrictions and when they go into effect.
Effected roads in Spokane County are posted with signs indicating maximum allowable weights. Typically, these restrictions do not apply to the average car or pickup truck. However, commercial and construction vehicles may need to lighten their loads in order to comply with the restrictions. Spokane County commercial vehicle enforcement officers will be on patrol and violators will be fined! Fines may vary according to the nature of the infraction.