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Load Restrictions in Effect March 1st


load restriction signEffective Thursday March 1, 2018 all Municipality of Meaford roads will be under a reduced load (5 tonnes per axle) restriction.

Load restriction periods are weather-dependent. They may last from March 1st to May 1st, but can be extended as late as May 31st due to changing weather patterns.

Notice updates will be issued to define restriction periods based on seasonal weather conditions. Final notifications and posted signs will be placed no later than Wednesday April 4th, 2018.

Load weight is restricted on roads throughout the Municipality at the discretion of the Manager, Transportation & Fleet Services. Once the road is determined to be structurally sound, load restrictions may be lifted.

Individuals may apply for an exemption permit to the load restrictions. Applications must be made in writing to the Manager, Transportation & Fleet Services. Requests can be submitted to the Administrative Office at 21 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford.

For more information on load restrictions or how to request an exemption, please visit

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