Public Works

Half Load Restriction

Restricted loads are in currently in effect due to the above average seasonal temperatures. The Township may extend or delay the date based on weather conditions. All roads within the Township are subject to half loads until further notice.

Section 122 of the Highway Traffic Act gives municipality’s authority to pass bylaws to restrict axle loading to a maximum of 5 tonne per axle to protect this public asset from the threat of substantial/expensive damage and to set the dates that the load restrictions will apply.

Please check the Township website for any updates.


For Public Works related items, please contact:

Ron Cooper, Public Works Superintendent
Telephone: (705) 859-3780 (Public Works Garage)
Facsimile: (705) 859-3010
Email: (Attn: Public Works)

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