Provincial load restrictions are updated as new information becomes available.

Province of British Columbia
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

SOUTH OKANAGAN DISTRICT
SERVICE AREA 08

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PUBLIC NOTICE # 3

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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 South Okanagan Service Area - 08
(Osoyoos, Oliver, Keremeos, Princeton, Penticton, Summerland, Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country)

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Effective 12:01 am PST on Friday February 9, 2024.

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Provincial Numbered Routes - UNRESTRICTED
No. 97 Highway - From Canada US Border to Crystal Waters Road North (Lake Country)
No. 97C Highway - From Okanagan Hwy 97 (Peachland) to Pennask Summit (District Boundary)

Provincial Numbered Routes - 100% Legal Axle Loading
No. 3 Highway - From Sunday Summit to Anarchist Summit
No. 3A Highway - From Keremeos to Kaleden
No. 5A Highway - From Princeton to Gulliford Lake (District Boundary)
No. 33 Highway - From Okanagan Hwy 97 (Kelowna) to McCulloch Road (District Boundary)

Provincial Side Roads - 100% Legal Axle Loading
Kelowna/West Kelowna area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Osoyoos area - All side roads
Oliver area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Keremeos area - Keremeos ByPass Road
Princeton area - Coalmont Road (Princeton to Lockie Road)
Penticton area - All side roads except those listed at 70%
Summerland/Peachland area - All side roads except those listed at 70%

Provincial Side Roads - 70% Legal Axle Loading LAKE COUNTRY AREA:
Beaver Lake Road

KELOWNA/WEST KELOWNA AREA:
Big White Road (excluding section between 201 West and 201 East)
McCulloch Road
Philpott Road
Three Forks Road
Postill Lake Road
June Springs Road
Myra Canyon Road [FSR]

SUMMERLAND/PEACHLAND AREA:
Bathville Road
Trepanier Road (Peachland Municipal Boundary to end of maintained)
Princeton Summerland Road-(Summerland Municipal Boundary to end of pavement)
Fish Lake Road

KEREMEOS AREA:
All side roads except those listed 100%

PRINCETON AREA:
All side roads except those listed at 100%

PENTICTON AREA:
Beaverdell Road
White Lake Road
Twin Lakes Road
Green Lake Road
Chute Lake Road
Arawana Road
Smethurst Road
Green Mountain Road

OLIVER AREA:
McKinney Road (paved section only)
Fairview Road
Sawmill Road

Ministry Contact: Chris Keir, Area Manager, South Okanagan - 778-622-7018.
Issued by: Erik Lachmuth, District Manager, Transportation, Okanagan-Shuswap 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, trucking and transportation companies should govern themselves accordingly.

Online at: http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/bchighways/loadrestrictions/loadrestrictions.html

 

 

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