Road Restrictions

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.

semi truckWeight Restrictions

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.

Overload Vehicles

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. 

All questions in regards to Overload Vehicles on State and County roadways in Hopkins must be directed to the appropriate agency.

Additional Information


  • City Engineer

  • Streets & Parks Superintendent

  • Mn/DOT information line