The province is once again pushing back its winter weight allowances on secondary highways.
On Nov. 13, the Ministry of Highways announced that winter weight allowances wouldn’t come into effect until at least Dec. 1 due to the warm weather. On Wednesday, the province said it’s now pushing the date back to Dec. 15.
The delay is to prevent damage to the roads. Cold temperatures freeze and strengthen roads, which is why the Ministry of Highways allows additional weight during the winter.