Short-notice alert issued for road restrictions

Advance notice issued for commercial transport, heavy loads

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) issued a public notice on Jan. 17 that load restrictions may be put in effect on local roads anytime.

MoTI Cariboo District manager Todd Hubner says he uses real-time temperatures detected deep below the road surface with special equipment, and other indicators.

Interior Roads Ltd. 100 Mile Division general manager Kelly explains how his crews monitor the roads for break up – and why they like to keep a layer of compact snow in the meantime.

Read the full story in the Feb. 5 edition of the 100 Mile House Free Press.