IDOT: Garden Plain & Freeport Roads in Whiteside County to see weight restrictions starting February 18

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that starting Friday, Feb. 18, weight restrictions will go into effect on the following roads in Whiteside County:

• Garden Plain Road: 5 tons per axle (westbound lane only)
• Freeport Road: 11 tons

Depending upon the weather, the postings will be lifted on or before May 1.

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