CHAPTER 66

LOAD AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

66.01  Temporary Embargo

66.03  Load Limits Upon Certain Streets

66.02  Permits for Excess Size and Weight

 


66.01   TEMPORARY EMBARGO.  If the Council declares an embargo when it appears by reason of deterioration, rain, snow or other climatic conditions that certain streets will be seriously damaged or destroyed by vehicles weighing in excess of an amount specified by the signs, no such vehicles shall be operated on streets so designated by such signs.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.471 & 472)

66.02   PERMITS FOR EXCESS SIZE AND WEIGHT.  The Police Chief may, upon application and good cause being shown therefor, issue a special permit in writing authorizing the applicant to operate or move a vehicle or combination of vehicles of a size or weight or load exceeding the maximum specified by State law or the City over those streets or bridges named in the permit which are under the jurisdiction of the City and for which the City is responsible for maintenance.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.473 & 321E.1)

66.03   LOAD LIMITS UPON CERTAIN STREETS.  When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall operate any vehicle with a gross weight in excess of the amounts specified on such signs at any time upon any of the following streets or parts of streets:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.473 & 475)

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