Press Release "Update Regarding Weight Limit on Town Roads"

Press Release - For Immediate Release
For Additional Information Contact:
Joe DiRusso, Director of Public Works
(603-499-6282)
April 6, 2021

Update Regarding Weight Limit on Town Roads

Effective today’s date, April 6, 2021, the Town of Swanzey has removed the 6-ton weight restriction from all paved roads only.  The 6-ton weight restrictions will be removed from the gravel roads effective April 12, 2021.

The following are exempt from the weight limit: emergency vehicles, home fuel delivery trucks, government owned vehicles, school buses, and residents whose only access to their residence or place of business is across a posted road without a load.

In the event of special circumstances, a Posted Highway Use Permit to allow a truck to travel on posted roads on a limited basis defined on the permit may be requested from the Director of Public Works Joe DiRusso.

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