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Reduced Load Restriction

In accordance with the Township of Tay By-law 2014-27 and Section 122 of the Highway Traffic Act, reduced loads are in effect in spring. The reduced load (half load) restriction will be in effect from March 1 to April 30, with the possibility of extension into May at the Township’s discretion. As shown on the Restricted Load Exemptions map, this applies to all roads in Tay except:

  • Triple Bay Road (Highway 12 to Talbot Street)
  • Gratrix Road (Highway 12 to Fesserton Side Road)
  • Park Street (Highway 12 to Richard Street)
  • Industrial Road (Park Street to East Limit)
  • Mill Road (Industrial Road to North Limit)
  • Richard Street (Park Street to Alberta Street)
  • Albert Street (Richard Street to William Street)
  • William Street (Albert Street to Highway 12)
  • Talbot Street (Triple Bay Road to Highway 12)  

As per the Highway Traffic Act, during a reduced load period, no commercial motor vehicle or trailer shall be operated or drawn upon any designated highway where the weight upon an axle exceeds 5,000 kilograms.