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Spring Weight Restrictions

(Thursday, March 10, 2005) - Halifax Regional Municipality will once again implement temporary Spring Weight Restrictions, regulating the maximum vehicle and axle weights permitted on certain HRM maintained roads in accordance with Section #194 of the Motor Vehicle Act.

These restrictions will be in effect from: March 14, 2005 to May 2, 2005

The highways outlined in the following list are exempt from Spring Weight Restrictions and regular tolerances apply:

1) Beaver Bank - Windsor Junction Road from Beaver Bank Road Easterly 1.2 km

2) Beaver Bank Road - Beaver Bank - Windsor Junction Rd. To Sackville Dr.

3) Bissett Road - Cole Harbour Road to Bissett Lake Road

4) Cobequid Road - Sackville Dr. to Rocky Lake Drive

5) Cole Harbour Road - Caldwell Road To Ross Road

6) Cow Bay Road - Eastern Passage Road to Caldwell Road

7) Duke Street - Rocky Lake Drive to Highway 102

8) EasternPassage Road - Belmont Avenue to Cow Bay Road

9) Estates Road - Glendale Avenue Southerly to end of pavement

10) Forest Hills Drive - Main Street to Cole Harbour Rd.

11) Glendale Avenue - Cobequid Rd. to Highway 102

12) Hammonds Plains Rd. - Kearney Lake Rd. to Lucasville Rd.

13) Lake Major Road in total

14) Lucasville Road - Sackville Drive to Hefler’s Mill

15) Rocky Lake Drive - Duke St. to Lake Thomas Dr.

16) Sackville Drive - Highway 102 To Patton Rd. in Upper Sackville

17) St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. - Prospect Rd. to Highway 103, Exit 4 in Timberlea

18) Trunk#2 - Rocky Lake Dr. To Sunnylea Rd. in Wellington

19) Main St. - Ridgecrest Dr. To Little Salmon River Bridge

20) Herring Cove Rd. - Old Halifax City Boundary to Herring Cove

21) Evergreen Place in total

22) Fall River Rd. - 400 Metres North from Cobequid Rd.

23) All streets in the former City of Halifax, Dartmouth & Town of Bedford

For further information please check the local print media ads or contact the HRM Call Centre at 490-4000.

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Lori Patterson
Acting Corporate Communications Officer




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