Spring Road Bans

SPRING ROAD RESTRICTIONS
First Order 2024
Minister’s Order Pursuant to section 35(1) of “The Highways and Transportation Act, 1997”
Pursuant to section 35(1) of “The Highways and Transportation Act, 1997” it is hereby ordered that effective
Monday March 25, 2024, at 12:01 AM and until further notice, vehicles other than those exempted in Part
II,section 3 (2) and 3 (5) of “The Vehicle Weight and Dimensions Regulations, 2010”, shall be restricted as
follows:
Steering Axle
• 10.0 kg per mm (560 pounds per inch) width of tire (manufacturer’s stamped
dimension) to a maximum of
• 5,500 kg on the steering axle for a truck or truck tractor equipped with a single
steering axle.
• 11,000 kg on the steering axle group for a truck or truck tractor equipped with a tandem axle
steering group.
Other Axles
• 6.25 kg per mm (350 pounds per inch) width of tire (manufacturer’s stamped dimension) to a
maximum of:
• 1,650 kg (3,638 pounds) per tire, or
• 2,630 kg per tire for axles equipped with single tires with a width of 445 mm or greater.
This order does not permit the weight on any axle, axle group or vehicle from exceeding the
maximum weight prescribed in the “The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Regulations, 2010” for
that axle, axle group or vehicle.
The restriction does not apply to:
• Emergency vehicles,
• Ministry of Highways vehicles and municipal maintenance equipment when conducting
maintenance or accessing sites on or along the restricted highway,
• SaskPower, Sask Energy and SaskTel vehicles when accessing sites along the restricted route,
• Recreational vehicles,
• Buses,
• Farm Equipment operated or towed,
• Vehicles directly crossing a Provincial Highway at an intersecting public highway or private road.