Loads that are divisible do not require permits. However, all road bans must still be obeyed.
Current road bans may be found on the Road Weight Restrictions page.
Last Updated: March 12, 2021
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Click here to read the signed Road Ban order.
Last Updated: March 23, 2021
Permits may be obtained through Roadata Serivces Ltd. Please contact them by phone at 1-888-444-9288 or visit their website for all inquires about overweight/over-dimensional permits.
The Government of Alberta changed the Commercial Vehicle Dimension and Weight Regulation 315/2002 effective January 1, 2021.
Carrier are allowed to haul 21,000kg - 24,000kg max (depending on axle spread) on Tridem Drive Axles.
Single Trip permits are still required for overweight and/or over-dimensional loads which cannot be broken down to meet road bans.
Permits are available through Roadata Service Ltd.
Weight Calculators are provided by Alberta Transportation (scroll to the bottom of the page - under Weight Calculator Section).
*These calculators are based on legal axle weights, not seasonal axle weights.
Roadata Services Ltd. provides weight charts on their website (click ALBERTA HEAVY HAUL TRAILER AND DRIVE WEIGHTS).
Alberta Transportation’s Bridge Load Evaluation Manual v. 1.1 has more information. The following is from pages 25-26 in the manual:
"The single unit truck (single-unit vehicle) designation (CS1) applies to:
The semi-trailer truck (two-unit vehicle) designation (CS2) applies to:
The truck train (vehicle train) designation (CS3) applies to:
Information on oversize and overweight permits from Alberta Transportation.
Check Roadata Services Ltd.’s weight charts page.
Alberta Motor Association provides road report information through their website.
511 Alberta provides province-wide updates about roads in Alberta.