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Municipality Announces Spring Load Limits for Roads

(Fort McMurray, AB – March 27, 2017) – Spring load limits on gravel and cold mix roads will be lowered to 75% of the Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) effective March 29, until further notice.

Some municipal roads are restricted to reduced axle weights due to seasonal conditions such as spring thaw. Restrictions help preserve the lifespan of roads. 

The following gravel / cold mix roads are affected:

  • Gravel portion of Highway 63 north
  • All roads in Fort McKay
  • Barge Landing
  • Poplar Creek Road
  • Tower Road
  • Draper Road‎
  • All roads in Saprae Creek Estates
  • A-Frame ‎Road
  • Anzac Crossover Road from Highway 63 east to Highway 881 south
  • Stony Mountain Road south of Anzac Crossover Road‎
  • All roads in Gregoire Lake Estates
  • All roads in Anzac
  • All roads in Janvier‎
  • Chard Crossing
  • All roads in Conklin‎
  • East/West Road (Conklin)

For more information on spring road load limits, call 780-743-7859 or toll free at 1-866-743-7859. After hours, residents can call Pulse at 780-743-7000 or visit Pulse Online at rmwb.ca/pulse.

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