MDOT Posting New Signs on Bridges

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

New, easier to understand weight limit signs will be posted on bridges across the state, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

MDOT officials say one of three signs will be posted at a bridge depending on the weight restrictions that are required.

One sign shows silhouettes of trucks and the weight limits by the size of the trucks.

Another sign shows the weight limit by either tandem or single axle weight. A third would show the weight limit by the gross weight of a vehicle.

MDOT officials unveiled the new signs Thursday in Jackson.


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  • by R.U. Serious Location: Meridian on Mar 18, 2010 at 03:40 PM
    The next project is to teach the vehicle operators to read, comprehend and understand English.
  • by Care-NOT on Mar 18, 2010 at 01:31 PM
    YIPPIE, new signs... how bout repaving 17th and 18th ave between Rush and the overpass before i tear the suspension out of my vehicle.. huh???
  • by Anonymous on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:18 PM
    OBAMA money at work.
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