Highways and Ferries

Highway Weight Restrictions

Seasonal weight restrictions 

Weight limits are often restricted on highways in the Northwest Territories because of construction, maintenance or seasonal conditions, such as the spring thaw. Weight restrictions are designed to protect and the highway system from potential damage.  

Restrictions as of May 8, 2019

Seasonal weight restrictions have been updated for select highway sections as of Monday, April 29, 2019 at midnight. 


NORMAL CONDITIONS

  • Highway 1: Km 0 – Km 188
  • Highway 2: Km 0 – Km 49
  • Highway 3: Km 0 – Km 338
  • Highway 5: Km 0 – Km 266
  • Highway 6: Km 0 - Km 90    
  • Highway 8: Km 0 – Km 272.5

75% LEGAL AXLE WEIGHT        

  • Highway 1    Km 188 – Km 690
  • Highway 4    Km 0 – Km 69
  • Highway 7    Km 0 - Km 254
  • Highway 10: Km 0 – Km 133.6

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