2020 Spring Road Ban – Notice of Weight Restrictions
Signs will be posted showing restrictions to axle weights. The ban is dependent on weather and ground conditions. Vehicles such as concrete pump trucks, cranes, heavy equipment haulers and other such vehicles may apply for overweight load permits to travel.
To protect roadway pavement, load restrictions of 75 percent of legal axle weight will be in effect on the following roads beginning March 30, 2020:
All Roads within the Town of Banff
Banff Avenue entrance to Town of Banff
Norquay Road entrance to Town of Banff
Golf Course Road
Norquay Ski Area road
Sulphur Mountain Road
Tunnel Mountain Road
Restrictions will be lifted on Saturday, May 9, 2020.
On Friday, June 5, the town will closes two blocks of Banff Avenue in the downtown core to vehicle traffic in order to provide more space for people to maintain the required two-metre social distancing from others not from the same household... Read on...