Load & Weight Restrictions

All Weather Roads
The following County Roads will be open to all traffic even when their general areas are publicly placed under Severe Emergency Weight Restrictions." Certain roads may be posted "Emergency" under usual conditions or heavy usage. (Check with the area supervisor or the County Engineer's office.)

East Area
  • Britton Road - Bellingham city limits to SR 542 (Mt. Baker Highway)
  • Everson Goshen Road - SR 542 (Mt. Baker Highway to SR 544 (East Pole Road)
  • Hampton Road - Lynden City Limits to Van Buren Road
  • Hannegan Road - Bellingham city limits to Lynden city limits
  • James Street Road - Bellingham city limits to East Bakerview Road
  • Lakeway Drive - Bellingham city limits to Lake Whatcom Boulevard
  • Park Road - South Bay Drive to SR 9
  • Samish Way - Bellingham City Limits to I-5 on / off ramp at the plantation rifle range
  • Smith Road - SR 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) to Ferndale City Limits
  • South Pass Road - Nooksack city limits to Goodwin Road
  • Terrace Drive - Lakeway Drive to Cable Street
  • Pacific Highway - Skagit County to I-5
  • Van Buren Road - Everson city limits to Hampton Road
  • Van Buren Road - East Badger Road (SR-546) to gravel pit entrance
  • Yew Street Road - Bellingham city limits to Kingsmill

West Area
  • Alderson Road - Birch Bay Drive to SR 548 (Blaine Road)
  • Alderwood Avenue - Marine Drive to Airport Drive
  • Airport Drive - Alderwood Avenue to Bennett Drive
  • Axton Road - Ferndale city limits to Guide Meridian
  • Badger Road - Markworth Road to SR 539 (Guide Meridian)
  • Bancroft Road - Marine Drive to Country Lane
  • *Bay Road - SR 548 (Blaine Road) to Vista Drive
  • Bennett Drive - Marine Drive to Airport Drive
  • Birch Bay Lynden Road - Lynden City Limits to Harbor View Road
  • Bruce Road - Main Street to Bay Road
  • Cement Plant Road - Westerly approximately 800-ft from Marine Drive
  • Country Lane - Bancroft Road to Rural Avenue
  • Custer School Road - Portal Way to Creasy Road
  • Enterprise Road - Ferndale city limits to Harksell Road
  • Grandview Road - Jackson to Blaine Road
  • Grandview Road - I-5 to Enterprise Road
  • Harborview Road - Birch Bay Lynden Road to Lincoln Road
  • Jackson Road - Brown Road to Grandview Road
  • Lake Terrell Road - Slater Road to Mt. View Road
  • Loomis Trail Road - Sunrise Road to Bob Hall Road
  • Main Street - Custer School Road to Bruce Road
  • Marine Drive - Bellingham City limits to Bancroft Road
  • Mountain View Road - Rainbow Road to Lake Terrell Road
  • *Mountain View Road - Lake Terrell Road to Ferndale City Limits
  • Northwest Drive - Bellingham City Limits to West Pole Road
  • Pacific Highway - Ferndale City Limits south to 1/2 mile north of W. Bakerview Rd.
  • Pole Road - Northwest to SR 539 (Guide Meridian)
  • Portal Way - Ferndale to Blaine City Limits
  • Rainbow Road - Mountain View Road to Kickerville Road
  • Sunrise Road - Birch Bay Lynden Road to Loomis Trail Road
  • Slater Road - Lake Terrell Road to Northwest Drive
  • *Unick Road - west of Lake Terrell Road
  • *Vista Drive - Ferndale City Limits to Bay Road
*These roads are generally considered all weather, except they may be posted “Emergency” under “Severe Emergency” conditions.

Intermediate Strength Roads

The following county roads will posted "Emergency Weight Restrictions" when their general area is publicly placed under "Severe Weight Restrictions", (maximum speed 25 miles per hour).

East Area
  • Austin Street - Cable Street to Lake Louise Road
  • Cable Street - Terrace Avenue To Lake Whatcom Boulevard.
  • East Bakerview - Bellingham C/L (west of James St Road) to Bellingham C/L (east of James St Road)
  • Lake Whatcom Boulevard. - Cable Street to Lake Louise Road
  • North Shore Road - Bellingham city limits to "Y" Road
  • Van Wyck Road - SR 539 to 0.6 miles east
  • Yew Street Road - Samish Way to Kingsmill
West Area
  • APA Road (Point Roberts) - Tyee Drive to Simondson Road
  • Bay Road - SR 548 (Blaine Road) to Vista Drive
  • Birch Bay Drive - Holeman Avenue to Birch Bay Village
  • Gulf Road (Point Roberts)
  • West Bakerview Road - Airport to Bennett Drive
  • Johnson Road (Point Roberts) - Tyee Drive to Mill Road
  • Haxton Way - Slater Road to Gooseberry Point
  • Marine Drive - Bennett to Locust
  • Mountain View Road - Lake Terrell Road to Ferndale city limits
  • Tyee Drive - (Point Roberts)
  • Unick Road - west of Lake Terrell Road
All county roadways not listed in the above tables will be under "Severe Emergency Weight Restrictions" when thaw conditions require.