Spring Road Restrictions – In Effect April 9 at 12:01 AM

Pursuant to section 35(1) of “The Highways and Transportation Act,1997” it is hereby ordered that
effective Monday, April 9, 2018, at 12:01 AM and until further notice, vehicles other than those exempted in Part II, section 3 (2) and 3 (5) of “The Vehicle Weight and Dimensions Regulations, 2010”, shall be restricted as follows:

Steering Axle:

  • 10.0 kg per mm (560 pounds per inch) width of tire (manufacturer’s stamped dimension) to a maximum of 5,500 kg on the steering axle for a truck or truck tractor equipped with a single steering axle.
  • 11,000 kg on the steering axle group for a truck or truck tractor equipped with a tandem axle steering group.

Other Axles:

  • 6.25 kg per mm (350 pounds per inch) width of tire (manufacturer’s stamped dimension) to a maximum of 1,650 kg (3,638 pounds) per tire.

This order does not permit the weight on any axle, axle group or vehicle from exceeding the maximum weight prescribed in the “The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Regulations, 2010” for that axle, axle group or vehicle.

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 a Provincial Highway at an intersecting public highway or private road.

Please click the image above for a full list of restricted roads or CLICK HERE

 

Kraft Hockyville Contest – support Saskatchewan’s only finalist!!

The 2018 Kraft Hockeyville finalists were unveiled on Saturday and Lafleche, Sask., was named as one of the top four communities.

High River, Alta., Lafleche, Sask., Lucan, Ont., and Huntingdon, Que., were named as this year’s finalists during Saturday’s Hockey Night in Canada broadcast.

The winner, which will be determined by a vote, will be announced by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman during the first intermission of the second game on Hockey Night in Canada on March 31. The winning community will host an NHL pre-season game and will receive $250,000 in arena upgrades.

The three runners-up will receive $25,000 in arena upgrades.

Voting will take place between 10 a.m. CT on March 30 and 6:30 p.m. CT on March 31.To vote, visit krafthockeyville.ca. Polls open March 30 at noon and run until 8:30 p.m. ET on March 31.