The Ministère reminds users of heavy vehicles and shippers that the authorized load limits are reduced during the thaw period on all public roads. This is done every year to account for the road network’s lower bearing capacity during this period.
For the thaw period of 2021, the predicted starting dates of the load restriction period for each of the thaw zones are indicated below.
Please note that Spring Thaw impacts all containers, both import and export, moving through the province of Quebec. Spring Thaw Dates are subject to change without any notification, please refer to Transport Quebec website for the most update to date details at the following links: French English