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Quebec Spring Thaw 2018

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Trucking Restrictions Announced For Spring Thaw In Quebec 2018-02-21

The Quebec Ministry of Transportation has announced the 2018 spring thaw period and zones. The forecasted start and end dates of the load restrictions are specified below. Please note that these dates can be changed by the Quebec Ministry of Transportation depending on actual weather conditions and it is advisable to visit the Ministry's website (in French only) for full and updated details.

Zone 1* Zone 2 Zone 3
Monday, March 5
(12:01 a.m.)
to Friday, May 4
(11:59 p.m.)
Monday, March 19
(12:01 a.m.)
to Friday, May 18
(11:59 p.m.)
Monday, March 26
(12:01 a.m.)
to Friday, May 25
(11:59 p.m.)

*Please note Montreal is located in Zone 1

Cargo that is deemed overweight may require the trucker to use trailers with additional axles that are more costly than the chassis units that are normally in service at other times of the year.
Please see Canadian National Railway’s Spring Thaw bulletin.
If you require additional information please do not hesitate to contact your Milgram Client Services Representative or Milgram’s Dispatch Unit.


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