Town of Hopkinton
Road Weight Limits
Effective Monday, April 10, 2017, the following roads are posted temporarily prohibiting all vehicles weighing in excess of (6) six tons from traveling on these roads until further notice:
Pursuant to RSA 231:191 any person who violates the maximum weight limits shall be required to restore the highway if the Town has reason to believe that the highway damage or disturbance is attributable to vehicles or activities under such person’s control or responsibility.
As per RSA 231:191, Paragraph III, written permission to drive a vehicle on the aforementioned roads may be granted subject to imposition of reasonable regulations such as bonding and restoring the highway, or other limitations. Such permission may be granted on a case-by-case basis by the Director of Public Works depending upon such factors as weather and road conditions.
The weight limit will be lifted as soon as the roads sufficiently dry in the springtime to allow normal traffic without causing pavement and shoulder breakup.