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County places weight restrictions

No traffic over 19,000 lbs allowed on county roads

COLFAX — During the regular Whitman County Commissioners meeting on Monday, Jan. 22, Public Works Director Mark Storey updated the commissioners on weight restrictions for roads and discussed some of the impacts of the recent snow with the Gazette in an interview on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

During the Monday meeting, Storey told commissioners that weight restrictions were being put up as they spoke. “We have a sign putting up weight restrictions,” Storey said.

Storey told the Gazette that the closures are for heavy loads and trucks, and nothing is allowed on the roads that weigh approximately 19,000...


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