Provincial load restrictions are updated as new information becomes available.

Province of British Columbia



LOAD RESTRICTIONS within the Okanagan Shuswap, Service Area 13
(Vernon, Lumby, Cherryville, Enderby, Sicamous, Salmon Arm, Falkland, Chase, Celista)


Effective 12:01 am PST on Friday, May 13, 2022


Provincial Numbered Routes - UNRESTRICTED
Hwy 97 from Crystal Waters Road N to Hwy 1 (Monte Creek Junction)
Hwy 97A from Hwy 97 (Swan Lake interchange) to Hwy 1 (Sicamous Junction)
Hwy 97B from Hwy 97A to Hwy 1
Hwy 1 from Monte Creek Junction to Perry River Bridge
Hwy 6 from Hwy 97 to Okanagan Shuswap boundary with Service Area 10
Provincial Numbered Routes - 100% Legal Axle Loading
Provincial Side Roads, paved or gravel - 100% Legal Axle Loading
Celista area - all side roads
Chase area - all side roads
Cherryville area - all side roads
Enderby area - all side roads
Falkland area - all side roads
Lumby area - all side roads
Salmon Arm area – All side roads
Sicamous area - all side roads
Vernon area - all side roads
70% Legal Axle Loading
50% Legal Axle Loading
Ministry Contact: Danny Morris, District Operations Manager, (778) 943-0189
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 7.06(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.

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urges you to check road conditions often.


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