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Weight limit in effect on Antelope County roads

 

LuAnn Schindler

Weight awhile • Antelope County Commissioners approved placing an axle weight limit of seven tons on county roadways, during the March 9 meeting. Signs will be posted until weather conditions remain warm and dry.

Signs noting a seven-ton weight limit were posted along Antelope County oil roads, following discussion by county commissioners at the board's March 9 meeting, in Neligh.

Discussion on the potential dominated nearly one hour after county road superintendent Aaron Boggs referenced restrictions in neighboring counties.

Knox and Holt counties have restrictions currently in place.

According to Boggs, Holt County implements a speed limit restriction, with trucks allowed to go up to 40 miles per hour on asphalt roads.

"I think it's more beneficial to put a weight limit instead of a speed limit,"...



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