Spring Road Closures

Craig Smith, DeKalb Township Highway Commissioner, announces that spring road closures are in effect beginning Monday, March 2, 2020. The posting limits are 8,000 pounds per axle for single tired vehicles, 11,000 pounds per axle for duals with a maximum gross weight of 33,000 pounds on designated roads. If conditions permit, allowances may be made during which movements will be allowed during certain hours. To find out if there are any windows for travel on a particular day, please call the Road District at (815) 758-5658. Postings will remain in effect until the frost is out of the ground and the roads have settled down. By Ordinance the roads can only be posted for a period 90 days in any given 12 month period for the spring freeze/thaw cycle.