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MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
THOMPSON NICOLA DISTRICT
NICOLA SERVICE AREA
PUBLIC NOTICE No. 11

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

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Effective 12.01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on Wednesday May 24, 2017
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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

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

70% Legal Axle Loading
Merritt-Kamloops Highway 5A from Douglas Lake Road No. 025 to the service area boundary at Stump Lake

50% Legal Axle Loading
N/A
Ministry Contact: Bob Alexandruk, Area Manager, Roads (Merritt West), Telephone (250) 378-1416

Issued by: Trent Folk, District Manager, Transportation, Thompson Nicola 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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