DeKalb County, Illinois
Minutes of the
STATE OF ILLINOIS )
COUNTY OF DEKALB)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF DEKALB, PROVIDING RESTRICTIONS AS TO THE WEIGHT OF VEHICLES TO BE OPERATED UPON COUNTY HIGHWAYS
WHEREAS, Act 5, Section 15-316 of Chapter 625 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (The Illinois Vehicle Code) provides that local authorities with respect to highway under their jurisdiction may by ordinance or resolution prohibit the operation of vehicles upon any such highway or impose restrictions as to the weight of vehicles to be operated upon any such highway for a total period of not to exceed ninety (90) days in any one calendar year, whenever any said highway by reason of deterioration, rain, snow, or other climatic conditions will be seriously damaged or destroyed unless the use of vehicles thereon is prohibited or permissible weights thereof reduced; and the local authority enacting any such ordinance or resolution shall erect or cause to be erected and maintained signs designating the provisions of the ordinance or resolution at each end of that portion of any highway affected thereby and the ordinance or resolution shall not be effective unless and until signs are erected and maintained, and
WHEREAS, past experience has shown that during certain periods of the year the highways under the jurisdiction of the County of DeKalb, as a result of deterioration, rain, snow, thawing, or other climatic conditions, are damaged or destroyed by reason of heavy weights and loads:
Section 1. That for the purpose of this Ordinance, "axle" is defined as all axles excepting the front axle.
Section 2. That no person, firm, or corporation shall operate any motor vehicle, farm machinery or implement, or other object or contrivance with a maximum gross weight per axle of more than 8,000 pounds for single tires, 11,000 pounds for dual tires with a maximum gross weight of 33,000 pounds, upon any of the following described roads or highways from January 14, 2002 to April 14, 2002.
Stone Quarry Road from Cherry Valley Road to Boone County Line
Cherry Valley Road from Boone County Line to Genoa Road
Kirkland Road from Boone County Line to Route 72
Genoa Road from Boone County Line to Genoa City Limits
North State Road from McHenry County Line to approximately 650 feet north of Second Street at Genoa
Kingston Road from Boone County Line to Cherry Valley Road
Malta Road from Route 72 to Route 38
Glidden Road from Cherry Valley Road to Dresser Road
Plank Road from Route 23 to Kane County Line
Esmond Road from Lindenwood Road to Old State Road
Old State Road from Esmond Road to Route 64
North First Street from Old State Road to Coltonville Road
Rich Road from Glidden Road to North First Street
Coltonville Road from North First Street to Stonehedge Drive
Barber Greene Road from Route 23 to Somonauk Road
East County Line Road from Route 64 to railroad track in Maple Park
Somonauk Road from Route 38 to Route 34
Somonauk Road from Bethany Road to North Street in Cortland
Shabbona Road from South Malta Road to Chicago Road
Perry Road from Lee County Line to Kane County Line
Waterman Road from Perry Road to Duffy Road
Lee Road from Lee County Line to Shabbona Road
Rollo Road from Chicago Road to Suydam Road
West County Line Road from Lee Road to Route 30
Suydam Road from LaSalle County Line to 1600 feet east of Gletty Road
South County Line from 3/4 of a mile west of Main Street to Main Street
Five Points Road from Cherry Valley Road to Route 72
Lindenwood Road from Esmond Road to Ogle County Line
Second Street in Malta from Route 38 to South Malta Road
Leland Road from Suydam Road to LaSalle County Line
Peace Road from Pleasant Street to Route 23/Plank Road
provided that such prohibition shall not extend to farm tractors, fire, police or other emergency
vehicles or school buses.
Section 3. That the DeKalb County Engineer shall install appropriate signs in the above
provided prohibited areas.
Section 4. That the DeKalb County Engineer shall maintain a copy of this Ordinance in his office for inspection by interested persons, firms or corporations.
Section 5. That every person convicted of a violation of any provision of this ordinance for which another penalty is not provided shall for a first or second conviction thereof be guilty of a petty offense and for a third or subsequent conviction within one year after first conviction, such person shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.
Section 6. That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the Ordinance are hereby repealed.
Section 7. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage and approval as provided by law, but not unless and until the DeKalb County Engineer causes appropriate signs to be erected and maintained at each end of that portion of any County highway affected.
ADOPTED BY THE COUNTY BOARD THIS 19TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2001 A.D.
Chairman, DeKalb County Board
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