Load restrictions loom for Northeast B.C.

Short notice load restrictions may soon be put into effect throughout Northeast B.C.

According to the provincial transportation ministry, the restrictions will apply to all highways within the Peace Highways District, including the South Peace, North Peace and Fort Nelson areas, as conditions warrant.

article continues below

Restrictions will limit vehicles to 100%, 75%, 70% or 50% of legal axle loading.

Overweight permits will not be granted, the ministry says, and all term overweight permits will be invalid during the restrictions.

Trucking and transportation companies, as well as the public, are told to plan accordingly. 

Environment Canada is forecasting above zero weather through to next week, with temperatures in the low teens.  

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca

© Copyright Alaska Highway News

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Alaska Highway News welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
Lowest Gas Prices in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St John, Tumbler Ridge
British Columbia Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com

Community Event Calendar


Find out what's happening in your community and submit your own local events.