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Welcome to the North Dakota Highway Patrol

Colonel James Prochniak, Superintendent, NDHP

Colonel James Prochniak, superintendent, welcomes you to the North Dakota Highway Patrol's official website. Whether you are seeking specific information or just browsing, we hope you will find the site both informative and interesting. Read more About Us.

Mission Statement

The mission of the North Dakota Highway Patrol is to make a difference every day by providing high quality law enforcement services to keep North Dakota safe and secure.

Load Restrictions

Seasonal load restrictions are in effect on most North Dakota state highways

Seasonal load restriction information is available on the Internet at www.dot.nd.gov/travel-info or and by dialing 511. There is a Load Restriction Email update feature that one can subscribe to on the DOT website, http://www.dot.nd.gov/roadreport/loadlimit/loadlimitinfo.asp