Spring weight restrictions for truck traffic will come into effect on Monday, March 1st, in southern New Brunswick and on Monday, March 8th, in northern New Brunswick.
Restrictions will continue until midnight on Sunday, May 2nd, in southern New Brunswick and midnight, Sunday, May 9th, 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.