Minnesota Axle Weight Limits

Axle Weight Regulations By State

Permit and Legal Weights on Annual Permits

Axle Group Legal Category “A” Category “B” Category “C”
Single 20,000 pounds 20,000 pounds 20,000 pounds 20,000 pounds
Tandem 34,000 pounds 18,000 pounds each 19,000 pounds each 20,000 pounds each
Tridem 8’ + 42,000 pounds 16,000 pounds each 18,000 pounds each 20,000 pounds each
9’ 43,000 pounds
Quad 11’6’’+ 50,000 pounds 13,000 pounds each 15,500 pounds each 18,000 pounds each
12’6’’+ 51,000 pounds 15,500 pounds each 18,000 pounds each
13’6’’+ 51,500 pounds 15,500 pounds each 18,000 pounds each
5-Axle GVW 80,000 pounds 84,000 pounds 88,000 pounds 92,000 pounds
6-Axle GVW 80,000 pounds 96,000 pounds 104,000 pounds 112,000 pounds
7-Axle GVW; 2 Tridem Groups 80,000 pounds 108,000 pounds 120,000 pounds 132,000 pounds
7-Axle GVW; 1 Tandem and 1 Quad Group 80,000 pounds 100,000 pounds 112,000 pounds 124,000 pounds
8-Axle GVW 80,000 pounds 112,000 pounds 128,000 pounds 145,000 pounds
9-Axle or More GVW 80,000 pounds 128,000 pounds 140,000 pounds 155,000 pounds

Tire Weight: when operating under a MnDOT overweight permit, maximum tire weight is 600 pounds per inch width of tire, or the manufacturer’s recommended tire weight rating, whichever is less.

Source of information: https://www.dot.state.mn.us/cvo/oversize/OSOWBrochure-Colorv.pdf
Source: Oversize.io

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