2011 WISCONSIN ACT 117
An Act to amend 348.27 (9m) (c) of the statutes; relating to: overweight permits for vehicles transporting raw forest products.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
348.27 (9m) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
348.27 (9m) (c) A permit issued under par. (a) 4. shall expressly authorize the vehicle combination to exceed, on state trunk highways and connecting highways, any special weight limitation imposed under ss. 348.17 (1) and 349.16 (1) (a) and (2) in connection with the thawing of frozen highways and to be operated at the full weight allowable under par. (a) on state trunk highways and connecting highways. Notwithstanding s. 348.25 (3), a permit issued under par. (a) 4. may not be suspended by the department, or contain any condition or limitation imposed by the department, in connection with the thawing of frozen highways that are not state trunk highways or connecting highways, except that the operation of the vehicle combination is subject to posted weight limitations on these local highways.
(1) This act first applies to permits issued on the effective date of this subsection.