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OKANAGAN SHUSWAP DISTRICT

SOUTH OKANAGAN DISTRICT
SERVICE AREA - 8

PUBLIC NOTICE # 5

Pursuant to Section 66 of the Transportation Act the following load restrictions will be imposed,
on the following Provincial Highways and Roads until further notice:

LOAD RESTRICTIONS within the South Okanagan Service Area - 8
(Osoyoos, Oliver, Keremeos, Princeton, Penticton, Summerland, Peachland, Kelowna, Lake Country)

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Effective 12:01 am Pacific Time on April 23, 2018
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Provincial Numbered Routes - UNRESTRICTED
No. 97 Highway - From Canada US Border to Crystal Waters Road North (Lake Country)
No. 97C Highway - From Okanagan Hwy 97 (Peachland) to Pennask Summit (District Bdy)

Provincial Numbered Routes - 100% Legal Axle Loading
No. 3 Highway - From Sunday Summit to Anarchist Summit
No. 3A Highway - From Keremeos to Kaleden
No. 5A Highway - From Princeton to Gulliford Lake (District Bdy)
No. 33 Highway - From Okanagan Hwy 97 (Kelowna) to McCulloch Road (District Bdy)

Provincial Side Roads - 100% Legal Axle Loading
Kelowna/West Kelowna area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Osoyoos area - All side roads
Oliver area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Keremeos area – All side roads except those listed at 70%
Princeton area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Penticton area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Summerland/Peachland area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Provincial Side Roads - 70% Legal Axle Loading

KELOWNA/WEST KELOWNA AREA:
Big White Road (excluding section between201 west and 201 east)
McCulloch Road
Beaver Lake Road
Postill Lake Road

KEREMEOS AREA:
Ashnola Road
Fairview Road (Formerly Oliver–Cawston Road)

PRINCETON AREA:
Copper Mountain Road
Black Mine Road
Princeton-Summerland Road
Blakeburn Road
Summers Creek Road
Coalmont Road (Lockie Road to Brookmere Road)

PENTICTON AREA:
Beaverdell Road
Chute Lake Road
OLIVER AREA:
McKinney Road
Fairview Road

SUMMERLAND/PEACHLAND AREA:
Bathville Road
Princeton Summerland Road-(Summerland Municipal Boundary to Munro Lake Forest Service Road)

Ministry Contact: Jeff Wiseman, District Operations Manager (250) 490-2227

Issued by: Steve Sirett, District Manager, Transportation, Okanagan-Shuswap District

All overload permits on restricted routes are invalid for the duration of these restrictions. The applicable tolerances provided under 7.26(1) of the regulations pursuant to the Commercial Transport Act shall apply.

Violators of the regulations and restrictions will be prosecuted. The public, and trucking and transportation companies should govern themselves accordingly.

Online at: http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/bchighways/loadrestrictions/loadrestrictions.htm

 

 

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