News Release

Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 349.16, Washburn County seasonal road bans will go into effect March 9, 2020 at noon. Notice will be posted on the Washburn County Highway Department website at, department listings (Highway), sent to local newspapers and available by calling the Highway Department at 715-635-4480.


The following Washburn County roads are posted at:

  • 6 ton max. For any single axle
  • 10 ton max. For any two axles under 8 feet apart


  • from CTH B to the Sawyer County Line

CTH “E”:

  • from STH “63" south & west to CTH "M”

CTH “F”:

  • from STH “63" west to Swanson Road
  • from STH “53" west to CTH “K”
  • (loop) - from CTH “K” to STH “77"

CTH “G”:

  • from STH “77" north to Douglas County line

CTH “I”:

  • from STH “77" to the end

CTH “M”:

  • from STH “70" north to STH “63"
  • from Stanberry Road north to STH “77"        

CTH “P”:

  • from CTH “B” to CTH “D”

This list is subject to change pending conditions.

Highway maintenance vehicles, school buses, emergency public utility vehicles, and vehicles hauling bulk milk products are exempt from seasonal weight limitations on Washburn County Trunk Highways.

Propane haulers are exempt from any seasonal weight limitations if the tank is filled to no more than 50% of its capacity and the gross weight imposed on the highway by the vehicle doesn’t exceed 30,000 pounds (single-rear axle) or 40,000 pounds (tandem-rear axle).

Please contact Townships directly for travelling on Town roads.

By Order of the Washburn County Highway Commissioner

Last Update: Mar 04, 2020 9:13 am CST

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