Road Weight Restrictions

Spring 2022 Restrictions  Road Restrictions Map  Road Restriction Exception Request  

General Information

Spring road weight restrictions are in effect each year from approximately mid-March to the beginning of June.

Spring road weight restrictions are placed on all streets in order to avoid damage during the spring thaw period.  A load restriction of 65% of normal loading on all axle units is posted on the applicable Steinbach streets, as road conditions require. 

The City’s By-Law Enforcement Officer will be monitoring truck activity within Steinbach. Axle Load restrictions will be enforced and fines issued to violators accordingly. 
 

Spring 2022 Restrictions

Spring road weight restrictions for the City of Steinbach will end at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 30, 2022. The city thanks everyone for helping to keep streets in good condition. 

The timing of spring road restrictions in Steinbach corresponds with Provincial spring road restrictions. Road restriction signs will be clearly posted at affected road intersections. All roads restricted to 65% or 90% of axle load are classified as B1 roads for the purpose of weight restriction calculations. Learn more about allowable axel weights. 

Drivers and dispatchers are responsible for being aware of and following the restrictions that are in place. The City of Steinbach encourages drivers to view the road restrictions map before each trip to ensure compliance with By-Law 2164.

View Road Restrictions Map

Overweight and Non-Reducible Loads

Requests for overweight loads to travel on 65% restricted roads must be approved by email at least 24 hours in advance. Approval will be based on each individual request. Requests can be made by submitting a Road Restrictions Exception Request below. 

Requests for non-reducible loads to travel on City roads must be approved by email at least 24 hours in advance. Approval will be based on each individual request. Requests can be made by submitting a Road Restrictions Exception Request below. Non-reducible loads will only be allowed in the mornings before 12:00 Noon regardless of ambient temperatures and a prescribed route must be followed.
 

Exception Requests for Spring Road Weight Restrictions

Spring road weight restrictions for the City of Steinbach will end at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 30, 2022.

Requests for overweight and non-reducible loads must be approved by email at least 24 hours in advance.  A copy of email approval for overweight trucks or non-reducible loads will be required of all drivers as proof of approval at time of inspection by the City By-Law Enforcement Officer.

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