Chapter 9.33
BRIDGE WEIGHT LIMITS

Sections:

9.33.010    Weight limits.

9.33.020    Signs to be installed.

9.33.030    Penalty.

SOURCE:    ADOPTED:

Ord. 585    03/12/96

AMENDED SOURCE:    ADOPTED:

Ord. 589    05/14/96

Ord. 633    02/17/98

Ord. 676    09/07/99

Ord. 734    02/25/03

9.33.010 Weight limits.

Pursuant to RCW 46.61.450, Clallam County hereby declares that the use by vehicular traffic on the following bridges shall be restricted and gross vehicle weights and sizes shall not exceed the limits set forth on the following page:

Note: Truck Type:

 

a = single unit truck, AASHTO Type 3

b = truck and trailer, AASHTO Type 3S2

 

c = truck and semi trailer, AASHTO Type 3-3

Bridge # and Name

Road Name

Stream Name, Section, Twp. & Range

Truck Type

Gross Weight Limit Tons

11200BR1

Sol Duc River

Quillayute Road

Sol Duc River

S11, T28, R14W

a

24

b

36

c

40

18760BR1

Weel

Weel Road

Clallam River

S38, T32, R12W

a

24

b

34

c

40

19400BR1

Clallam Slough

Frontier St.

Clallam Slough

S21, T32, R12W

a

21

b

33

c

40

22990BR1

Lower Salt Creek

Crescent Beach Road

Salt Creek

S21, T31, R8W

a

18

b

28

c

35

95250BR2

S. Meadowbrook

Sequim-Dungeness Way

Meadowbrook Creek

S31, T31, R3W

a

21

b

33

c

40

95250BR3

Md. Meadowbrook

Sequim-Dungeness Way

Meadowbrook Creek

S31, T31, R3W

a

22

b

34

c

40

30000BR1

Elwha River

Elwha River Road

Elwha River

S10, T30N, R7W

a

6

b

6

c

6

9.33.020 Signs to be installed.

The County Engineer shall install and maintain, or cause to be installed and maintained for each bridge, suitable signs stating such maximum gross weight and size; provided, that signs shall be installed on the right-hand side of the road which traverses the bridge at a distance of not less than 100 feet from each end of such bridge and also on the approach thereto.

9.33.030 Penalty.

Pursuant to RCW 46.63.020 and 46.63.110, a violation of RCW 46.61.450 is designated as a traffic infraction punishable by a monetary penalty. In the event that the State Supreme Court fails to prescribe a penalty for violation of RCW 46.61.450 pursuant to RCW 46.63.110(2), a violation of the weight and size restrictions herein shall be punished by a penalty in an amount equal to that established by the State Supreme Court for infraction rules for courts of limited jurisdiction, Rule 6.2 (monetary penalty schedule for traffic infractions), as now or hereafter amended, for violations of posted road restrictions.