Provincial load restrictions are updated as new information becomes available.

Province of British Columbia
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

WEST KOOTENAY DISTRICT
CENTRAL KOOTENAY SERVICE AREA - SA10

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PUBLIC NOTICE #6
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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 6AM Pacific Standard Time on Monday, April 15, 2024
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ALL PROVINCIAL NUMBERED HIGHWAYS- UNRESTRICTED
except as listed below:

50% Legal Axle 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% Legal Axle Loading
except as listed below

70% Legal Axle Loading
1. Lightening Peak Road
2. Pass Creek Road
3. Sandon Three Forks Road

50% Legal Axle Loading
1. Kokanee Glacier Park Road
2. May and Jenny Road

Ministry Contact: Alex OBrien: 250-265-3522 - Nakusp, Trout Lake, New Denver, Edgewood. Coel Moltz:
778-671-9044 - Nelson, Ymir, Slocan, Winlaw. Heidi Postnikoff: 250-512-0129 - Hwy 3A (Nelson to
Balfour), Ainsworth, Kaslo, Lardeau, Meadow Creek. Gundula Brigl: 778-671-9308 - Salmo, Creston,
Kootenay Pass, Crawford Bay, Riondel.

Issued by: Greg Kinnear, 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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