News Release Archive

Due to the weather conditions, the minister of transportation and
public works has determined it is necessary to extend the spring
weight restrictions period to 12:01 a.m., May 11, in the counties
of Colchester, Cumberland, Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough,
Richmond, Inverness, Victoria and Cape Breton.

Certain roads in the province are exempt from the weight
restrictions. The road list is available at Department of
Transportation and Public Works district and area offices,
provincial scale houses and on the department website at

The minister has the right to revise the zones, weight
restrictions and the list of roads exempted as conditions


Contact: Transportation and Public Works  902-424-8687

trp                   May 1, 1997 - 3:50 p.m.