The Dresser board of trustees discussed the possibility of adding seasonal weight limits of village streets March 2. Addressing current road issues in need of repair, village president Bryan Raddatz raised the question to the board that would limit through traffic for trucks that would exceed set weight restrictions.
The primary concerns of road degradation were focused on Dresser’s Main Street because of a local gravel pit, Trap Rock Inc. that currently uses the road for drive-through traffic, but other roads were discussed as well. As far as specific weight restrictions, the board recommended following Polk County restrictions.
The specific weights discussed would restrict single axel trucks to seven tons and dual axels to 10 tons. The focus for Dresser’s Main Street would have signs posted from Highway 35 to Highway MM. While the restrictions would