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Road Restrictions & Closures
Per RCW 46.44.080 Stevens County may prohibit or restrict vehicle operations or vehicle weight whenever any county road, by reason of rain, snow, climatic, or other conditions, will be seriously damaged or destroyed unless the operation of vehicles thereon is prohibited or restricted or their permissible weights reduced.
Stevens County has recently revised the Emergency Load Limitations and Restriction Stages policy. The Stage 2 restrictions now allow 60% of gross vehicle weight between the hours of 9:01 am to 11:59 pm and 100% gross vehicle weight between the hours of 12:00 am and 9:00 am. To learn more about the weight restriction policy or to view the emergency load restrictions chart click on the links below.
Weight Restrictions Policy (Condensed Version)
Emergency Load Restrictions Chart
Stevens County has an after-hours call line, that is updated at the end of each work day, that can be accessed to learn which roads are restricted @ 509-684-7545. If an individual has questions during the day it is best to call the Administration Office @ 509-684-4548. Also available is the web links below that allow an individual to check the status of a road they are planning to use. Note that each road has an effective date. A road restriction that is posted in the field on a particular day becomes effective at 12:01 am the next day. If there is a discrepancy from what is posted out in field to what is listed on the website, the field posting is the correct restriction. Click on the appropriate links below to check on the road in question.
Roads and The Restrictions Currently Applied:
Road Restrictions A-F "5/18/17"
Road Restrictions G-L "5/9/17"
Road Restrictions M-R "5/15/17"
Road Restrictions S-Z "5/31/17"