N.B. set to lift spring weight restrictions

FREDERICTON, N.B. — Transportation Minister Margaret-Ann Blaney is advising that the bulk of spring weight restrictions will be removed across the province by May 27.

In southern New Brunswick (Zone A), restrictions now set at 80 per cent will be relaxed to 90 per cent and those set at 90 per cent will be relaxed to 100 per cent at midnight on May 13. The restrictions will be completely removed in the south by May 20.

In northern New Brunswick (Zone B), restrictions now set at 80 per cent will be relaxed to 90 per cent and those set at 90 per cent will be relaxed to 100 per cent at midnight on May 20. The restrictions will be completely removed in northern New Brunswick at midnight on May 27.

Depending on weather conditions and the strength of individual highways, some restrictions may remain on individual highways past these dates.

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