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Province of British Columbia
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT
EAST KOOTENAY SERVICE AREA

PUBLIC NOTICE #11
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 EAST KOOTENAY Service Area 11

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Effective 2:00 pm MST on Thursday, May 23, 2024
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UNRESTRICTED - All Provincial Numbered Routes south of Radium Hot Springs and west of the Alberta Border

100% Legal Axle Loading - All Provincial Sideroads, paved or gravel, south of Radium Hot Springs and north of Fairmont Hot Springs, except as listed below:

50% Legal Axle loading:
#4, Toby Creek Road (Copper Crown FSR Jct at 32.5 km to end of MoTI jurisdiction at 39.3 km)

UNRESTRICTED - All Provincial Sideroads, paved or gravel, south of Fairmont Hot Springs and west of the Alberta Border, except as listed below:

100% Legal Axle Loading:
#49, Fenwick Road
#67, Wycliffe-Perry Creek Road
#37, Yahk-Meadow Creek Road (Hwy 3 to America FSR Jct at 8.6 km)

70% Legal Axle Loading:
#25, Bull River Road (Bull River FSR Jct to end of MoTI jurisdiction at 14.5 km)
#28, Lumberton Road (3.8 km to end of MoTI jurisdiction at 14.3 km)
#37, Yahk-Meadow Creek Road (America FSR Jct at 8.6 km to end of MoTI jurisdiction at 14.8 km)

Ministry Contact: Natasha Smirnova, District Operations Technician (250) 420-6550
Issued by: Hilary Barnett, District Manager, Transportation, Rocky Mountain 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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