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      Monday, February 19, 2018

No: 35-16-41-2016-WR1
ORDER for Weight Restriction for the purpose of managing traffic on Provincial Highway No. 35-16-41.

Reference: Weight restriction on Provincial Highway No. 35-16-41 from Provincial Highway 35 to the Village of Aylsham.
Pursuant to section 35.1 of The Highways and Transportation Act, 1997, the Minister hereby Orders:
Effective 12:01 AM, February 24, 2016 to 12:01 AM on November 15 each year until 2026.

i) Highway Control Section 35-16-41, known as the "Aylsham Access Road", from Highway No. 35 at the northwest corner of Section 32, Township 48, Range 14, West of the 2nd Meridian to the northeast corner of Section 34, Township 48, Range 13, West of the 2nd Meridian.
Shall be restricted as follows:
• The maximum gross vehicle weight not to exceed 8 000 kg (17,600 lbs).
• The maximum gross weight on any axle unit not to exceed 5 500 kg (12,100 lbs).
The restriction does not apply to:
• Emergency vehicles;
• Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure vehicles and municipal maintenance equipment when conducting maintenance or accessing sites on or along the restricted highway;
• SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel vehicles when accessing sites along the restricted route;
• Recreational vehicles;
• Buses;
• Farm Equipment operated or towed.
• Vehicles directly crossing Provincial Highway No. 35-16-41 at an intersecting public roadway.

This restriction will also be in effect from the period commencing on November 16 in one year and ending on March 1 of the following year and when the ambient temperature is above -6°C as reported at the Town of Nipawin.

This Order does not permit the weight on any axle, axle group or vehicle from exceeding the secondary highway weights prescribed in "The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Regulations, 2010" for that axle, axle group or vehicle.

This Order is issued February 24, 2016 and expires November 2026 and should not be confused with Spring Road Restriction Orders.

The 15 Kilometre Rule does not apply under the Order.

Ron Gerbrandt, P.Eng.
Assistant Deputy Minister,
Design and Innovation Division


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