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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 Kootenay Boundary Service Area (Fruitvale, Trail, Castlegar, Rossland, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, Bridesville, Westbridge, Beaverdell, Idabel Lake)

Effective 1pm Pacific Standard Time on Monday, March 21, 2018

All Provincial Numbered Highways – 100% Legal Axle Loading as listed below
Highway 3, 3A, 3B, 22, 22A, 33, 41, 395

All Provincial Side Roads paved or gravel – 100% Legal Axle Loading except as listed below

70% Legal Axle Loading

1. Almond Gardens Road
2. Beaver Creek Road
3. Beaverdell Station Road
4. Blythe Rhone Road
5. Boundary Creek Road
6. Carson Road
7. Christian Valley Road
8. Columbia Road (from intersection of Hwy 3 and Ootischenia Road)
9. Drake Road
10. East Lake Drive
11. Fife Road
12. Gelsz Road
13. Gilpin Road
14. Granby Road
15. Hulme Creek Road
16. Ingram Road
17. Kerr Road
18. Kettle River East Road
19. Kettle Valley South Road
20. McCarron Road
21. North Fork Road
22. Norwegian Creek Road
23. Pass Creek Road
24. Phoenix Road
25. Ponderosa Road
26. Rock Creek Road
27. Rock Creek-Bridesville Road
28. Santa Rosa Road
29. Sidley Mountain Road
30. Stewart Creek Road
31. Thompson Road
32. West Lake Drive
33. Whitehall Road

50% Legal Axle Loading

1. Rossland Cascade Road
2. Waneta- Nelway Road (Pend D’Orielle)

Ministry Contact: Rajeeta Bains, District Technician, (250) 354-6302
Issued by: Hugh Eberle, District Manager, Transportation, West Kootenay District



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