Provincial load restrictions are updated as new information becomes available.


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 Nicola Service Area No. 14

Effective 12:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on Friday, March 24th, 2017

All Provincial Numbered Routes, paved or gravel - 100% Legal Axle Loading except as listed below
Highway 5 - Coquihalla Highway UNRESTRICTED
Highway 97C - Okanagan Connector UNRESTRICTED
Highway 97C Highway 97D to Highland Valley Mine Overpass UNRESTRICTED
Highway 97D from Coquihalla Highway 5 to Highway 97C UNRESTRICTED

70% Legal Axle Loading
Highway 97C Mamit Lake Road from 2km north of the intersection with Highway 8 to the intersection with 97D Meadow Creek Road
Merritt-Kamloops Highway 5A from Monck Park Road No. 051 to the service area boundary at Stump Lake
All Provincial Side Roads, paved or gravel - 100% Legal Axle Loading except as listed below

70% Legal Axle Loading
Spencer Road No. 154
Lytton Ferry Road No.152
Lindley Creek Road No. 043
Midday Valley Road No. 057
Coldwater Road No. 017 Comstock Road to Kingsvale (Jnc with Hwy 5)
Monck Park Road No. 051 from Turnbull Road to end of road
Mill Creek Road No. 055
Coyote Valley Road No. 022
Petit Creek Road No. 065
Sunshine Valley Road No. 076
Douglas Lake Road No. 025
Aberdeen Road No. 002
Pennask Lake Road No. 064
Veale Road No. 082
Fox Farm Road No. 202
Dot Ranch Cut-Off Road No. 044
Kane Valley Road No. 036
Iron Mountain Road No. 033
Loon Lake Road No.045
Gulliford Road No. 032
Peter Hope Road No. 391
Pennask Lake Road No. 064
Bates Road No. 006
Tillery Road No. 078
Coalmont Road No. 014
Coldwater Road No. 017 Kingsvale Interchange at Hwy 5 Coquihalla to Brookmere Road
Paska Lake Road No. 179
Lac Le Jeune Road No. 357
Tunkwa Lake Road No. 271
Old Meadow Creek Road No.342

50% Legal Axle Loading
Botanie Creek Road No. 151
Ministry Contact: Bob Alexandruk, Area Manager, Roads (Merritt North), Telephone (250) 378-1416



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