Load limits extended north of 90, to end on schedule south end
Posted April 23,
Simcoe County announced this afternoon that due to weather factors, the
seasonal load restrictions on County roads north of Cty 90 will be
extended until May 15,while south of that, will be removed as scheduled
on April 30.
"Temperatures, frost and weather in many parts of the County have
combined to impact road, ground, embankment and ditch conditions on
many of our County roads," according to Debbie Korolnek, General
Engineering, Planning and Environment, County of Simcoe. "The extension
will allow for greater long-term conservation of road structure and
On April 7, the owner of a tractor trailer whose gravel load exceeded
the weight limit on King Street (Cty Rd 15) by 26,000 kg, was fined
$8,125 by a Ministry of Transportation officer on patrol in the area.
The truck was taking its load to the Previn Court Homes subdivision at Industrial Parkway and King Street.