Provincial load restrictions are updated as new information becomes available.


Province of British Columbia
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

SOUTH OKANAGAN DISTRICT
SERVICE AREA - 8

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PUBLIC NOTICE # 1
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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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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 – Keremeos ByPass Road
Princeton area - Coalmont Road (Princeton to Lockie Road)
Penticton area - All side roads
Summerland/Peachland area - All side roads except those listed at 70%

Provincial Side Roads - 70% Legal Axle Loading
KELOWNA/WEST KELOWNA AREA:
Westside Road – Bear Creek Main to 2km north of Cinnabar Creek.
Big White Road (excluding section between 201 West and 201 East)
McCulloch Road
Philpott Road
Three Forks Road
Beaver Lake Road
Postill Lake Road
KEREMEOS AREA:
All side roads except those listed 100%
PRINCETON AREA:
All side roads except those listed at 100%

PENTICTON AREA:
Beaverdell Road
White Lake Road
Twin Lakes Road
Green Lake Road
Chute Lake Road
Arawana Road
Smethurst Road
Naramata Road
Eastside Road
Oliver Ranch Road
Green Mountain Road
OLIVER AREA:
McKinney Road (paved section only)
Fairview Road
Willowbrook Road
Sawmill Road
Tucelnuit Drive
Black Sage Road
SUMMERLAND/PEACHLAND AREA:
Bathville Road
Princeton Summerland Road-(Summerland Municipal Boundary to end of pavement)
Fish Lake Road

Ministry Contact: Kylee O’Dell, Roads Area Manager, (250) 490-2225
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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