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Province of British Columbia



Pursuant to Section 66 of the Transportation Act, the following load restrictions will be imposed, on the following Provincial Highways until further notice.

LOAD RESTRICTIONS within the Central Cariboo Service Area SA17.

Effective 11:00am Pacific Time on Thursday, April 4th, 2024.

Provincial Numbered Routes - Unrestricted Legal Axle Loading:

Provincial Numbered Routes - 100% Legal Axle Loading:
#97 Cariboo Highway
#20 Chilcotin-Bella Coola Highway from #1007 Stum Lake Road to #97 Cariboo Highway

Provincial Numbered Routes - 70% Legal Axle Loading:
#20 Chilcotin-Bella Coola Highway from Government Wharf (start of maintained) to #1007 Stum Lake Road

Provincial Side Roads - Unrestricted Legal Axle Loading:

Provincial Side Roads - 100% Legal Axle Loading
#419 Horsefly Road
#115 Likely Road
#1386 150 Mile Frontage Road to #1242 Williamson Road
#389 Pigeon Road to #1203 Redeau Lake Road End of public maintained
#144 Mountain House Road pavement portion
#379 Mile 136-Enterprise Road to end of public maintained
#1032 Bond Lake Road from #20 Chilcotin-Bella Coola Highway to Centennial Gravel Pit
#323 Chimney Valley Road from #1003 Sandburg Road to #20 Chilcotin-Bella Coola Highway
All paved side roads off #20 Chilcotin-Bella Coola Highway from #1007 Stum Lake Road to #97 Cariboo Highway

Provincial Side Roads paved or gravel - 70% Legal Axle Loading:
All side roads within the Central Cariboo (SA 17) unless listed in other categories.

Provincial Side Roads paved or gravel - 50% Legal Axle Loading:
#299 Big Creek Road from 20km to 31.26km
#144 Mountain House Road Gravel Portion from #97 Cariboo Highway to Hawkes Creek Bridge

Restrictions will be imposed on select roads, as conditions warrant. The restrictions may limit vehicles to 100 percent, 70 percent or 50 percent of legal axle loading, as allowed under the regulations pursuant to the Commercial Transportation Act.

Contact Kasey Foyston, Area Manager Roads West Chilcotin, 250.302.4299.
Chris Buckmaster, Area Manager Roads East Chilcotin, 250-302-4426.

Issued by: Sandi Griffiths, District Manager, Transportation, Cariboo 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, trucking and transportation companies should govern themselves accordingly.

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