Road bans will be in place for trucks to prevent serious damage to roads during spring thaw starting today in Red Deer.
The temporary bans will remain in effect until further notice, as determined by the city’s Public Works Department.
Trucks will be allowed to carry a maximum of 75 per cent of vehicle axle weight allowance on Range Road 272 (30th Avenue) north of Township Road 384 to Township Road 390; Range Road 281, south of Hwy 11A, to approximately 800 metres north of Township Road 384; Township Road 384 east of Range Road 272 to power line west of Range Road 270 (10th Ave); 39th Street, west of Range Road 270, to Range Road 271; Range Road 270 north of 19 Street to 55th Street and Township Road 391 east of C&E Trail to west of Ipsco’s entrance.s
A maximum of 90 per cent of vehicle axle weight allowance will be permitted on Range Road 271 (20th Avenue) south of Township Road 384 to 55th Street; Range Road 271 south of Township Road 390 to Township Road 384 and Township Road 390 east of Range Road 272 to Range Road 272.
As a reminder, there is a year-round 50 per cent weight allowance permanent ban for trucks on Range Road 271 from 55th Street to 39th Street and C&E Trail from Hwy 11A to Township Road 391.