Weigh station laws regarding open closed signs not working?

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  1. P60608

    P60608 Bobtail Member

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    On 394 north and south in Chicago Heights Illinois has two weigh station electronic signs that say open or closed for the weigh station on rt. 30. The last 4 years both sides have always said closed during the times of 6pm - 10pm. Now both signs are not lit up at all.

    Curious what the actual law is regarding this situation. Can't find anything online and tried to call a few weigh stations but nobody answers. Thanks
     
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  3. Rugerfan

    Rugerfan Road Train Member

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    If it’s not lit up then it’s not open
     
  4. Cattleman84

    Cattleman84 Road Train Member

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    If it dont say OPEN or TRUCK MUST EXIT then hammer down... And maybe hammer down even if it says OPEN.
     
  5. P60608

    P60608 Bobtail Member

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    hehehe
     
  6. Snailexpress

    Snailexpress Road Train Member

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    If it doesn't says CLOSED must enter.
     
  7. MacLean

    MacLean Medium Load Member

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    Bypassing the open scale gets expensive. .$450 in Canada.
     
  8. aussiejosh

    aussiejosh Road Train Member

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    If your faster than a squad car why not?
     
  9. bad-luck

    bad-luck Road Train Member

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    If it doesn't say it is open, keep on trucking. And if you feel like an outlaw, keep trucking even if its open....
     
  10. Badmon

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    Recently paid $350 USD for this
     
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  11. MacLean

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    Definitely sucks. And they have zero sense of humour about it.
     
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