The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents...

that the Region restricts the operation of motor vehicles on designated roads during the spring weight restriction season, as per the Highway Traffic Act. This affects vehicles that are heavier than 5,000 kilograms or five tonnes per axle.

When:          February 28 to approximately April 30. The actual end date will be determined following periodic reviews of road and weather conditions towards the end of the weight restriction season.

Where:         Signs will be erected on all Regional roads where these weight restrictions apply. Click here for a complete map.

Why:            We need weight restrictions to prevent damage to Regional roads.

Note:            Most public utility and emergency vehicles are exempt from the weight restrictions. Other vehicles may also be exempted through a request made in writing to the Region.

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Media inquiries:
The Regional Municipality of Durham:
Joanne Paquette – Manager, Communications
905-668-7711 ext. 3732 or [email protected]

If this information is required in an accessible format, please call 1-800-372-1102 ext. 2834.