Road Restrictions / Road Bans
Please see the Licenses, Permits and Applications service (click on the link to the right) for programs associated with the use of provincial highways.
This section provides information about route restrictions due to dimensional constraints of highways because of overhead structures and bridge maintenance projects.
Lane Restrictions (pdf)
Alberta's roads are restricted to reduced-axle-weights due to seasonal conditions such as the spring thaw. Restrictions help preserve the life span of Alberta's roads.
Road Bans (unofficial) (pdf)
A list of the ban sections may also be obtained by polling our fax machine number (403) 340-5092.
Toll free road ban information for provincial highways can be obtained by dialing 1-855-ROADBAN (1-855-762-3226).
Current information on road bans on local roads in Counties and Municipal Districts should be obtained through their individual offices.