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Province of British Columbia




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 Thursday, April 18th, 2019


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

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

70% Legal Axle Loading
Lindley Creek Road No. 043
Midday Valley Road No. 057
Pennask Lake Road No. 064
Veale Road No. 082
Fox Farm Road No. 202
Kane Valley Road No. 036
Iron Mountain Road No. 033
Loon Lake Road No.045
Gulliford Road No. 032
Peter Hope Road No. 391
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 from McKay Rd No. 155 (6.75km) to end of road due to slope failure
Ministry Contact: Michelle Jones, District Operations Technician, Telephone (250) 378-1424
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.
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