Governor Reynolds Signs Harvest Proclamation Extension

(Des Moines, IA) -- Governor Kim Reynolds extends a Harvest Proclamation.

Vehicles transporting grain, fertilizer, and manure can be overweight without a permit now through February 29.

The proclamation applies to vehicles transporting:

  • Corn
  • Soybeans
  • Hay
  • Straw
  • Silage
  • Stover
  • Fertilizer (dry, liquid, gas)
  • Manure (dry, liquid)

Additionally, according to a press release from Reynolds:

"This proclamation applies to loads transported on all highways within Iowa (excluding the interstate system) and those which do not exceed a maximum of 90,000 pounds gross weight, do not exceed the maximum axle weight limit determined under the non-primary highway maximum gross weight table in Iowa Code § 321.463 (6) (b), by more than 12.5 percent, do not exceed the legal maximum axle weight limit of 20,000 pounds, and comply with posted limits on roads and bridges."

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