Seasonal spring road restrictions are set to go into effect across much of Western Canada, which should disrupt some grain movement as Prairie temperatures warm up and the snow melts. | File photo

Prairie spring road restrictions set to start

Winnipeg – Seasonal spring road restrictions are set to go into effect across much of Western Canada, which should disrupt some grain movement as Prairie temperatures warm up and the snow melts. The annual spring road restrictions set axle weight limits for vehicles moving on certain roads in an effort to reduce the damage heavier […] Read more

Spring road bans come into effect across much of Saskatchewan starting April 9. | File photo

Spring road bans back on provincial highways

Spring road bans come into effect across much of Saskatchewan starting April 9. “We are resuming road bans next week in order to protect these highways for all road users,” said David Marit, minister of highways and infrastructure. Because of the extended cold weather, the province temporarily suspended road bans on provincial highways to let […] Read more

Cold weather has delayed the spring thaw in Saskatchewan, meaning provincial highways are less prone to damage caused by heavy trucks. | File photo

Cold delays provincial highway weight restrictions

Saskatchewan’s highways ministry announced April 2 that it has suspended road bans on provincial highways. The move means spring weight restrictions will not be applied to provincial highways, at least not for the time being. However, bans on some rural municipality roadways remain in effect. Cold weather has delayed the spring thaw in Saskatchewan, meaning […] Read more



Spring is just around the corner and seasonal weight restrictions will soon be coming into place to disrupt grain movement. | File photo

Prairie spring road restrictions starting soon

Winnipeg(CNS Canada) – Much of Western Canada may still be blanked by snow following recent storm activity, but spring is just around the corner and seasonal weight restrictions will soon be coming into place to disrupt grain movement. The annual spring road restrictions set axle weight limits for vehicles moving on certain roads in an […] Read more