Reduced Load Period

The Reduced Load Limit is in effect from March 9th to May 31st. This period may change from year to year. Please Contact Us for information on the current year’s Reduced Load Limit Period.

Roads exempt from the Reduced Load Period are:

  • Clarence Street – from Gillan South to Edward Street
  • Edward Street
  • George Beard Lane
  • Gillan Drive
  • Industrial Drive
  • Progress Road
  • Talisman Drive
  • Winhara Road – from Langford Drive north to Town Limits

Truck operators travelling through the Town (not making a local delivery) are legally obligated to use only roadways designated as permissive truck routes.

All roads with the Town of Gravenhurst, other than those noted above, require an Overload Permit.  Overload Permit is required for individuals or companies wanting to move loads that exceed Ontario Ministry of Transportation legislated limits on height, length, width, or weight, or travel on a road that is indicated as a Reduced Load Restriction (maximum 5 tonnes per axle).


If you have a question concerning our Reduced Road Limit Period, Contact Us at: 705-687-3412 ext. 256

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