Spring Weight Restrictions

Starting April 17 at 11:59pm, spring weight restrictions will be lifted for the following counties: Annapolis, Colchester south (that portion of Colchester County south of Highway 104 and bounded by Folly River in the west and the Pictou County line in the east), Digby, Halifax, Hants, Lunenburg, Kings, Queens, Shelburne, and Yarmouth.

Starting May 1 at 11:59pm, spring weight restrictions will be lifted for the following counties: Antigonish, Cape Breton, Colchester north (that portion of Colchester County not included in Colchester south), Cumberland, Guysborough, Inverness, Pictou, Richmond, and Victoria.

Some roads, including 100-series highways, are exempt from the restrictions. Follow the link for a list of allowable weights and list of exempt roads.

The Department of Public Works is pleased to offer up Spring Weights Road Restrictions application. This application provides a graphic representation of the seasonal restrictions for all provincially owned roadways. Follow the link below to access the application