Commercial Weigh Station on Interstate 295 Corridor to Reopen Tuesday, May 22
The reopening of the station is part of a focused citywide effort to ensure commercial vehicles are in compliance with the District’s vehicle size and weight regulations for roadway preservation and safety.
(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced it will reopen the commercial weigh station on the Interstate 295 corridor on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The reopening of the station is part of a focused citywide effort to ensure commercial vehicles are in compliance with the District’s vehicle size and weight regulations for roadway preservation and safety.
The city’s diverse mixture of land uses, dense urban environment and extensive transportation infrastructure require a distinct set of rules and regulations to govern the operation of trucks and commercial vehicles. In order for this system to function efficiently the District of Columbia has size and weight restrictions that limit the weight and size of the vehicles that can legally operate on District roadways. For information on truck and commercial vehicle regulations please visit: http://www.godcgo.com/home/get-me-there/getting-around/freight-management.aspx .
Questions or requests for additional information about truck and commercial vehicle operations in the District of Columbia may be directed to the Freight and Motor Carrier Program at (202) 671-0682.
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