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Order by the Vehicle Weight Committee

Order No. 2020-01 Defining Maximum Allowable Weights Permitted on Certain Municipal Roads. Pursuant to the authority granted under the provisions of By-Law No. 958-86 the Vehicle Weight Committee orders that effective Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. percentage axle weights for highways are:

Highway Location 
Percentage Axle Weight
Oiled RoadsAll75%
Except for: 
Twp Rd 524 from Vegreville Seed Cleaning Plant to Hwy 85790%

Twp Rd 524 from Hwy 16A to Vegreville Seed Cleaning Plant100%

Rge Rd 143 between Hwy 16 to Hwy 631100%

Hamlets of Ranfurly, Lavoy, and Minburn75%
Gravel RoadsAll100%

This Order rescinds Order No. 2019-02 and shall remain in effect until further notice.

By Order

Brent Williams, CAO

Highways – Website for Alberta Transportation
Roadata – Overweight, oversize vehicle permits, and TAC permits 1-888-830-7623
Road Use Agreement

A TAC Permit is required for tridem axles or loads exceeding a GVW of 53,500 kg. This permit allows tridem axles and/or vehicle configurations with a GVW greater than 53,500 kg to operate on local roads at the same legal maximum weights as on Provincial Highways, as per Alberta Regulation 315/2002. Effective January 1, 2021 a tridem drive is restricted to 23,000 kg and a tridem trailer to 24,000 kg on any municipal roadway unless a TAC Permit is acquired.  

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