Traffic Enforcement

About the Unit

The Traffic Unit of the Lockport Police Department is staffed by 1 officer. The officer assigned to the traffic unit is responsible for general traffic enforcement, directed traffic patrols, abandoned autos, and truck weight enforcement.

Truck Enforcement

Outside the traffic unit, the Lockport Police Department also has several officers who are trained in truck weight enforcement. Those officers are specially trained to enforce the size, weight and load violations of vehicles of the second division. In addition, these officers also enforce violations of the designated truck routes within the city limits.

View the map of the designated truck routes in the City of Lockport (PDF).

Local Bridge Weight Limits

View the updated local bridge weight limits (12/14) (PDF).

Overweight Move Approval Form

Complete the following form and simply fax it to the police department number on the form. Please note, simply faxing this form does not constitute approval. Official approval needs to be signed by a department member with such authority. A follow-up phone call to the police department is recommended upon faxing of the form.

View the Lockport Police Department Overweight Move Approval Form (PDF).

More Information

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