Road Postings


Village roads are beginning to soften up due to the annual freeze / thaw cycle. The Village of Machesney Park Public Works Department has posted signs on roadways that temporarily restrict use on Village roads from heavy trucks. Typically, the spring road posting period is around 6 weeks in duration but will depend on weather and road conditions.

The Village of Machesney Park will begin enforcement of spring weight postings on all residential roads and certain other roadways in the Village starting on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Updates can be obtained by calling the Village of Machesney Park Public Works Department at 815-877-5432.

The posted weight limits are:

2-axle vehicles with single rear tires………7,000 lbs.

2*-axle vehicles with dual rear tires……..18,000 lbs.

3*-axle vehicles with dual rear tires……..30,000 lbs.

Gross Axle Load…………………………………. 11,000 lbs.

Updates can be obtained by calling the Village of Machesney Park Public Works Dept at 815-877-5432. 

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