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Establish Weight Limits on Certain Roads

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WHEREAS, certain county roads in County are or may be damaged due to weakness of structure in either the surface or bridges when subject to the maximum weights allowed by law; and,
WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-7-205, authorizes county officials to reduce the maximum allowable gross weight of freight motor vehicles operating over county roads;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of County Commissioners of _______ County, Tennessee, meeting in session on this day of , 20 , that the Board of County Commissioners of County approves of the lowering of the maximum allowable gross weight of freight motor vehicles operating on certain county roads according to the following schedule developed and to be implemented by the Superintendent of Highways:

Name of Road Beginning Point Ending Point Length Maximum Gross Weight





BE IT ALSO RESOLVED, that the County Superintendent of Highways is authorized to establish a permit system for overweight and oversize loads in accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-7-205, and consistent with rules and regulations prescribed by the Commissioner of Transportation for movements over any and all roads within the county except city streets.
Adopted this day of , 20 _.
APPROVED: ATTEST:

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County Executive County Clerk