Chapter 12.36
LOAD LIMITS1

Sections:

12.36.005    Restrictions on specific bridges.

12.36.010    Repealed.

12.36.020    Repealed.

12.36.023    Bridge No. 41 – “H” Street over Bertrand Creek.

12.36.027    Bridge No. 51A – Flynn Road over Fishtrap Creek.

12.36.030    Bridge No. 124 on Wickersham Street.

12.36.040    Bridge No. 127.

12.36.050    –

12.36.100    Repealed.

12.36.103    Bridge No. 508 – Nooksack Road over Johnson Creek.

12.36.107    Bridge No. 511 – Coal Creek Road over Deep Creek.

12.36.110    Repealed.

12.36.120    LaBounty Road.

12.36.130    –

12.36.210    Repealed.

12.36.005 Restrictions on specific bridges.

A. All vehicles using the following bridges are restricted to the following weight limitations:

Bridge

 

Tonnage

No.

Bridge Name

Posted

51A

Flynn Road - Fishtrap Creek

151

127A

Saxon Road - Nooksack River

36

140

Potter Road - Nooksack River

36 Max.

504

Gooseberry Ferry Slip2

20

507

New Lummi Ferry Slip

20

508

Nooksack Road - Johnson Creek

152


1

See WCC 12.36.027 for later provisions on this bridge.


2

See WCC 12.36.103 for later provisions on this bridge.


B. The county engineer is authorized to post and maintain signs designating the weight limits designated in this section. (Ord. 94-053; Ord. 82-66; Ord. 80-67 § 1; Ord. 80-61 § 1; Ord. 80-53; Ord. 80-26 §§ 1, 2).

12.36.010 Bridge No. 12.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.030).

12.36.020 Bridge No. 35.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.160).

12.36.023 Bridge No. 41 – “H” Street over Bertrand Creek.

A 15-ton weight limit is placed on “H” Street Road Bridge No. 41 over Bertrand Creek, and weight limit warning signs are placed at Jackman Road and Axling Road to detour truck traffic weighing over 15 tons. Such controls shall remain in effect until such time as Bridge No. 41 is replaced and found to be structurally sound. (Ord. 93-062).

12.36.027 Bridge No. 51A – Flynn Road over Fishtrap Creek.

A 22-ton weight limit is placed on Flynn Road Bridge No. 51A over Fishtrap Creek, and weight limit warning signs are placed on Bay-Lyn Road and River Road to detour truck traffic weighing over 22 tons. Such controls shall remain in effect until such time as Bridge No. 51A is replaced and found to be structurally sound. (Ord. 93-077).

12.36.030 Bridge No. 124 on Wickersham Street.

All vehicles using Bridge No. 124 located on Wickersham Street in the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 31, Township 37 North, Range 5 East, W.M., are limited to gross load weight of three tons. (Prior code § 7.04.190).

12.36.040 Bridge No. 127.

All vehicles using Bridge No. 127, called the Salon Bridge, in Section 21, Township 37 North, Range 5 East, W.M., are restricted to three tons gross weight load limit. (Prior code § 7.04.040).

12.36.050 Bridge No. 130.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.170).

12.36.060 Hillside Road Bridge No. 150.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.100).

12.36.070 Bridge No. 250.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.020).

12.36.080 Bridge No. 329 on Lenhart Road.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.180).

12.36.090 Bridge No. 347.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.150).

12.36.100 Bridge No. 404.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.010).

12.36.103 Bridge No. 508 – Nooksack Road over Johnson Creek.

A 15-ton weight limit is placed on the Nooksack Road Bridge No. 508 over Johnson Creek, and such controls shall remain in effect until such time as Bridge No. 508 is replaced and found to be structurally sound. (Ord. 93-063).

12.36.107 Bridge No. 511 – Coal Creek Road over Deep Creek.

A 40-ton weight limit is placed on Coal Creek Road Bridge No. 511 over Deep Creek, and weight limit warning signs are placed on Coal Creek Road at Mt. Baker Highway and at the bridge located 5.85 miles south of Mt. Baker Highway to detour truck traffic weighing over 40 tons. Such controls shall remain in effect until such time as Bridge No. 511 is replaced and found to be structurally sound. (Ord. 93-086).

12.36.110 California Creek Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.090).

12.36.120 LaBounty Road.

A. Vehicles operating on the LaBounty Road, Section 33, Township 39 North, Range 2 East, W.M., are limited to 20 tons gross vehicle weight.

B. Vehicles operating on the LaBounty Road, Section 33, Township 39 North, Range 2 East, W.M., which are making deliveries to or collections from residences or businesses located on this described portion of roadway, are exempt from the conditions of subsection A of this section. (Ord. 83-46 §§ 1, 2).

12.36.130 Lake Louise Road.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.110).

12.36.140 Samish River Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.050).

12.36.150 Skookum Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.070).

12.36.160 Spooner Creek Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.080).

12.36.170 Ten Mile Creek Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.130).

12.36.180 Turkington Road Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.120).

12.36.190 Wickersham Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Prior code § 7.04.140).

12.36.200 West Hemmi Road Bridge.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Ord. 82-67).

12.36.210 Blaine Road Bridge No. 83.

Repealed by Ord. 94-053. (Ord. 85-62).


1

The county engineer is directed to post and maintain appropriate signs and the Whatcom County sheriff and the Washington State Patrol shall be notified by copies of the ordinances codified in this chapter.