Highways and Ferries

Highway Weight Restrictions

Weight restrictions are designed to protect and preserve the Northwest Territories highway system.  

Restrictions will continue to be updated and enforced as required. Please verify that your vehicle configuration conforms with the loading allowed under the registration documents and to the “Large Vehicle Control Regulations”. 

 

As of October 15, 2018 until further notice

NORMAL CONDITIONS (overweight permits allowed):

  • Highway 1 (km 0 - km 690)
  • Highway 2 (km 0 - km 49)
  • Highway 3 (km 0 - km 338)
  • Highway 8 (km 0 - km 272.5)

100% OF THE LEGAL AXLE WEIGHT (no overweight permits allowed):

  • Highway 5 (km 0 - km 266)
  • Highway 6 (km 0 - km 90)
  • Highway 7 (km 0 - km 254)
  • Highway 10 (km 0 - km 133.6)
  • All Community Access Roads

75% OF THE LEGAL AXLE WEIGHT (no overweight permits allowed):

  • Highway 4 (km 0 - km 69)