Milton has had the first reading of an ordinance updaring its truck weight and length restrictions and to designate truck routes. AJC FILE

Milton moves to update to truck weight, route ordinance

The Milton City Council has had first presentation of an ordinance that would update truck weight and length restrictions and designate truck routes.

Vehicles with a total gross weight exceeding 36,000 pounds, or with an overall length exceeding 30 feet, would be restricted to truck routes. Exceptions would be made for passenger-carrying vehicles; trucks going directly to or from their terminal, parking lot, repair garage or headquarters; or trucks making a delivery or pickup – and then, only between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Designated truck routes would be Arnold Mill Road (Ga. 140) from the Cherokee County line to 0.15 miles south of Green Road; Ga. 372 from the Alpharetta city limits to the Cherokee line; Ga. 9 from the Alpharetta city limits to the Forsyth County line; Deerfield Parkway from Windward Parkway to Cumming Highway (Ga. 9); Morris Road from Deerfield to McGinnis Ferry Road; and McGinnis Ferry from Morris to Ga. 400.

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