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Province of British Columbia
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

WEST KOOTENAY DISTRICT
KOOTENAY BOUNDARY SERVICE AREA

ADVANCE PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to Section 66 of the “Transportation Act”, notice is hereby given that load restrictions have or may be placed, on short notice in the near future, on all Highways in the following Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Service Area:
UPCOMING LOAD RESTRICTIONS within the Kootenay Boundary Service Area, Service Area 09

Restrictions will be imposed on select roads, as conditions warrant. The restrictions may limit vehicles to 100 percent, 70 percent or 50 percent of legal axle loading, as allowed under the regulations pursuant to the Commercial Transport Act.

Ministry Contact: Rajeeta Bains, District Technician (250) 354-6302

Issued by: Hugh Eberle, District Manager, Transportation, West Kootenay District

All overload permits on restricted routes are invalid for the duration of these restrictions.
The applicable tolerances provided under 7.26 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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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 Kootenay Boundary Service Area (Fruitvale, Trail, Castlegar, Rossland, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, Bridesville, Westbridge, Beaverdell, Idabel Lake)
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Effective 8am Pacific Standard Time on Tuesday, March 01, 2021
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ALL PROVINCIAL NUMBERED ROUTES AND SIDE ROADS – UNRESTRICTED
except as listed below
70% Legal Axle Loading
1. Columbia Road (from intersection of Highway 3 and Ootischenia Road)
2. Pass Creek Road
50% Legal Axel Load
1. 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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