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Province of British Columbia
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

THOMPSON NICOLA DISTRICT

NICOLA SERVICE AREA

PUBLIC NOTICE No. 16

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 Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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LOAD RESTRICTIONS RESCINDED within the Nicola Service Area 14 Except as listed below.

100% Legal Axle Loading
Hwy 8 Merritt Spences Bridge from 23 km West of Merritt (Petite Creek Rd) to 37 Km West of Merritt (Dot West Road) due to road saturation.

70% Legal Axle Loading
Merritt-Kamloops Highway 5A from Airport Road (Merritt) to the service area boundary at Stump Lake due to flooding and road saturation.

70% Legal Axle Loading
Lindley Creek Road No. 043
Kane Valley Road No. 036

50% Legal Axle Loading
Botanie Creek Road #151 From McKay Road #155 (6.75 km) to end of road.
Ministry Contact: Beau Sutherland, Area Manager, Roads (Merritt West), Telephone (250) 378-1428
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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