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MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
THOMPSON NICOLA DISTRICT
THOMPSON SERVICE AREA

PUBLIC NOTICE No. 20

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 Thompson Service Area,

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Effective 12:00 P.M. Pacific Daylight Savings Time on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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All PROVINCIAL NUMBERED ROUTES, PAVED OR GRAVEL Unrestricted

ALL PROVINCIAL SIDE ROADS, PAVED OR GRAVEL - Unrestricted
EXCEPT as listed below:

70% Legal Axle Loading:
Windpass Road No. 5073

Ministry Contact: Sam Pantaleo, Area Manager Roads (250)371-3850
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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ADVANCE PUBLIC NOTICE
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Pursuant to Section 66 of the Transportation Act notice is hereby given that Load Restrictions may be placed, on short notice in the near future, on highways in the Thompson Nicola District. The district includes the areas of Kamloops, Savona, Barriere, Clearwater, Merritt, Merritt south to Portia, Lytton, and Logan Lake.

Restrictions will be imposed as conditions warrant, normally the most westerly and southerly area to be restricted first. Updated information on restrictions is posted as necessary on the www.drivebc.ca website, under Commercial Vehicle Information.

The restrictions will 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.

Overweight permits will not be granted. All term overweight permits are invalid for the duration of the restrictions.

The public, and trucking and transportation companies should govern themselves accordingly.

Your cooperation in adhering to the above regulations will be appreciated.

Dated at Kamloops, BC this 7th day of January 2019.

Trent Folk
District Manager Transportation
127-447 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC
For the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure

Note: For information on e-mail notification of Load Restrictions, contact Sam Pantaleo at 250-371-3850, or e-mail Samuel.Pantaleo@gov.bc.ca


 

 

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