The City of Hopkins follows the Minnesota Department of Transportation's start and end dates for Winter Load Increases and Spring Load Restrictions. For further information on these dates, visit MnDOT’s website.
All City of Hopkins roads are 4-ton per axle unless otherwise noted. View this street map to see the streets that can accommodate more than 4-ton per axle.
A Permit for Overload Vehicle is available for an increase to 5-ton per vehicle for certain City roadways in Hopkins. The permit must be approved by the Streets & Parks Superintendent or the City Engineer and must be turned into the Public Works Department at 11100 Excelsior Blvd. Hopkins MN 55343.
To find out if you can apply for a permit for the City roadway you will be traveling on, please call the Streets & Parks Superintendent at 952-939-1382.