Load Limits Increased On Fleegs Bridge

Load Limits Increased On Fleegs Bridge

Load limits on Fleegs Bridge east of Yankton on old Highway 50 will be increased.

The Yankton County Commissioners voted to increase the load limit on the long-standing bridge to 24 tons for a single truck and 40 tons for a combination.

Before the load limit vote, discussion ensued on the possibility of replacing the bridge in the future. Commissioner Joe Healy says the bridge doesn’t qualify for a bridge improvement grant from the state…

Commissioner Dan Klimisch says that possible replacement of the bridge has been discussed for several years…

The new load limits will include updated signage and flashing lights, limiting one truck at a time from crossing the bridge.