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 August 27, 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
All Community Access Roads All sections
75% OF THE LEGAL AXLE WEIGHT
(no overweight permits allowed):  
Highway 4 km 0 - km 69

Highway 10

km 0 - km 133.6