Chapter 10.30
PERMANENT WEIGHT LIMITATIONS

Sections:

10.30.010    Telegraph Road restrictions.

10.30.015    Drayton Harbor Road restriction.

10.30.017    Giles Road Bridge restriction.

10.30.020    Temporary restrictions.

10.30.025    Birch Bay Drive.

10.30.010 Telegraph Road restrictions.

A portion of Telegraph Road shall restrict through truck movement of licensed vehicles having a gross vehicle weight (GVW) greater than 10,000 pounds until such time as the roadway is constructed to a standard capable of handling legal truck loads. The restriction shall apply on the following described section of Telegraph Road: That portion of 5th Street, known as Telegraph Road, within the plat of McMillan’s Addition to Whatcom in the west half of the northwest quarter of Section 17, Township 38 North, Range 3 East, W.M. (Ord. 86-98 (part); Ord. 86-17).

10.30.015 Drayton Harbor Road restriction.

Weight restrictions shall be set at a maximum 15 tons gross vehicle weight for through traffic on the Drayton Harbor Road west of Harborview to the Blaine city limits, located in Sections 13 and 14, Township 40 North, Range 1 West, W.M., although emergency vehicles shall be exempt. (Ord. 89-120).

10.30.017 Giles Road Bridge restriction.

A 10-ton weight limit shall be placed on the Giles Road Bridge, No. 40, over Dakota Creek, and stop signs shall be installed stopping both northbound and southbound traffic on Giles Road at the Giles Road Bridge, No. 40, and such controls remain in effect until such time as bridge number 40 is replaced and found to be structurally sound. (Res. 92-005).

10.30.020 Temporary restrictions.

Nothing contained in this chapter shall read to limit or reduce the authority of the Whatcom County engineer or other appropriate authority authorized by law from placing temporary weight restrictions, or from closing any road in Whatcom County due to emergencies. (Ord. 86-98 (part)).

10.30.025 Birch Bay Drive.

Weight restrictions are set at a maximum five-ton gross vehicle weight for through traffic on Birch Bay Drive from Harborview Road to Shintaffer Road, located in Sections 24 and 25, Township 40 North, Range 1 West, W.M., although school buses, local service and delivery vehicles, and emergency vehicles shall be exempt. (Ord. 94-030).