Spring Road Restrictions

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Spring Road Restrictions 

Restrictions generally take effect sometime in March of each season in the RM of Springfield.  Restrictions are weather dependent and based on the timing of the spring thaw. 

All roads within the RM of Springfield will be restricted to 65% of normal axle loading unless otherwise posted.  See our website for maps of Oakbank, Dugald and Rural areas for restrictions.

The purpose of Spring Road Restrictions is to protect roadways from damage during spring thaw conditions. The Council requests the co-operation of its citizens and the commercial industry.  For further information regarding Spring Weight Restrictions on municipal roads, please contact the Public Works Department at (204) 444-2241 or the Springfield Police at (204) 444-4308 or visit our web site at www.rmofspringfield.ca.  


Provincial trunk highways, or provincial roadways, are restricted by the provincial department of Manitoba Transportation and Government Services.   Please contact them directly with any provincial road inquiries through the Road Information Line.  Information will be available through a verbal description of road restrictions at 1-204-945-3704, or 1-877-MBRoads (1-877-627-6237).  Provincial restrictions can also be obtained online at www.manitoba.ca/mit/srr/under "Manitoba’s Spring Road Restriction Program”.  This link also contains information on axle loading. 

65% of legal axle weight:  "6.5 kg per millimeter width of tire up to a maximum of 65% of the legal axle weights on all Municipal spring restricted roads unless otherwise posted.”

Spring Weight Restriction Permit




Map of Dugald Road Restrictions

Map of Oakbank Road Restrictions

Map of Municipal Road Restrictions