Government of New Brunswick

Spring weight restrictions for truck traffic will now come into effect at 00:01 (AST) Monday, March 4th, in Southern New Brunswick. and at 00:01 (AST) on Monday, March 11th, in Northern New Brunswick.

Restrictions will continue until 23:59 (AST) Sunday, April 28th, in Southern New Brunswick and until 23:59 (AST), Sunday, May 5 th in Northern New Brunswick. These dates are dependent upon weather conditions and are subject to change.

The Department reminds heavy vehicle operators and freight forwarders that the authorized axle load limits are reduced during the spring thaw period on all public roads. This is done every year to account for the road network’s lower bearing capacity during the spring thaw period.