Montana Department of Transportation

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MDT Bridge Load Rating

image of a steel truss bridge posted at 7 tons. It is located approximately 8 miles west of Sheridan, MT, and carries Silverbow Lane over the Beaverhead River.
Steel truss bridge posted at 7 tons. Located approximately 8 miles west of Sheridan, MT, and carries Silverbow Lane over the Beaverhead River.

Bridge Owner References

Load Posting Sign Selection Guide
Reference document intended to provide guidance and assist local agencies in selecting load posting signs. This document is in development and will be posted once it's complete.

Load Posting Sign Details
Sign designs for MDT’s new SHV (R12-5_a through R12-5_f) and EV (R12-7) signs. Refer to MUTCD and FHWA’s Standard Highway Signs and Markings book for standard R12-1 and R12-5 sign details.

Load Posting Installation Details
Reference document intended for use by local agencies. This document is in development and will be posted once it's complete.