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ODOT Bridge Load Ratings Explained

EXAMPLES OF WEIGHT RESTRICTED BRIDGE POSTINGS

SU4 ExamplePicture above depicts a SU4 (4 axle) Specialized Hauling Vehicle. Other designations exist including 5, 6, and 7 axles.


Specialized Hauling Vehicle (SHV) and Legal Load Restriction

This sign above depicts the load restriction for Specialized Hauling Vehicles AND Legal Loads.

Specialized Hauling Vehicle (SHV) Restriction

This sign above depicts a load restriction on Specialized Hauling Vehicles Only. This sign does not impact the ability of a legal load to cross the bridge.

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