Spring Road Restrictions

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2021 Spring Road Restrictions

Restrictions take effect on March 8, 2021* at 6:00 am in the RM of Springfield.  

Please check back to this website for updates, if required.

*Date could be earlier or later depending on weather conditions.

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.

Spring Weight Restrictions will not apply to: Gunn Road Industrial Area. 

Crystal Lake Subdivision will be restricted to 90% of Normal Axle Loads in construction areas only (special construction access to these areas).   Check for signage to construction access entrance.

All Roads                              65%

Gunn Industrial Area           No Restrictions

Aspen Lakes                      90% via 206 – Springfield Rd – Construction access (Rosewood Way) east of Blue Spruce Road north to Holly Drive

Crystal Lake                       90% via 207 – Springfield Rd – Vernon Rd – Construction Access (Ashley Dr & Lake Dr)

Wheatland                 Contact highways to gain permission to use 206, or contact Public Works and make an application to use RM roads through Dugald (90% in new development only)

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 RM of Springfield.   The information can be found under Municipal Services>Public Works and follow the links.

Provincial trunk highways, or provincial roadways, are restricted by the provincial department of Manitoba Infrastructure.   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 511, or 1-877-MBRoads (1-877-627-6237).  Provincial restrictions can also be obtained online at 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.” 

BY ORDER OF the Highway Traffic Act subsection 86(1).

Spring Weight Restriction Permit

Map of Dugald Road Restrictions 

Map of Oakbank Road Restrictions 

Map of Municipal Road Restrictions