LEGAL LIMITATIONS AND DEPARTMENT REGULATIONS
Department RegulationsSome Louisiana bridges are posted with advisory weight signs (black lettering on a yellow background), drivers are urged to use their own discretion in crossing these bridges with heavy loads.
Also, some Louisiana bridges are posted with regulatory weight limit signs (black lettering on a white background). Violation tickets will be issued for vehicles crossing these bridges in excess of the posted limit.
Neither the State of Louisiana nor the Department of Transportation and Development shall incur any liability from any injury or property damage caused by the crossing of a posted bridge with a load in excess of posted advisory or regulatory weight limits.