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Province of British Columbia
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

WEST KOOTENAY DISTRICT
CENTRAL KOOTENAY SERVICE AREA – SA10

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PUBLIC NOTICE #4
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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 Central Kootenay Service Area (Nelson, Creston, Salmo, Kaslo, Riondel,
New Denver, Nakusp, Slocan, Edgewood, Meadow Creek)

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Effective 8AM Pacific Standard Time on Monday, April 12, 2021
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ALL PROVINCIAL NUMBERED HIGHWAYS- 100%
except as listed below
70% Legal Axel Loading
1. Highway 31 – Balfour Galena Highway (from Sawczuk Road to Beaton Armstrong Road)
50% Legal Axel Loading
1. Highway 31 – Balfour Galena Highway (from pavement/gravel transition in the area of Marblehead, to
Sawczuk Road in the community of Trout Lake)
ALL PROVINCIAL SIDE ROADS – 100%
except as listed below
70% Legal Axle Loading
1. Emerald Road
2. Lightening Peak Road
3. May and Jenny Road
4. Queen Victoria Road
5. Pass Creek Road
6. Sandon Road
7. Second Relief Road
8. Upper Passmore Road
50% Legal Axle Loading
1. Kokanee Glacier Park Road
2. May and Jenny
3. Pend D’oreille Road
Ministry Contact: Rajeeta Bains, District Technician, (250) 354-6302
Issued by: Hugh Eberle, District Manager, Transportation, West Kootenay District
All overload permits on restricted routes are invalid for the duration of these restrictions. The
applicable tolerances provided under 7.26 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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