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Road Weight Restrictions

Commercial vehicles that weigh over five tonnes per axle need a Load Exemption Permit to travel on roads with year round weight restrictions. During the spring these heavy vehicles are not allowed to travel on roads with spring weight restrictions. Visit the Road Use and Road Sign Permit page for more information on how to apply for an Excess Load Permit.


Year Round Weight Restrictions

Some roads in York Region have weight restrictions. Commercial vehicles carrying loads heavier than five tonnes per axle need an Excess Load Permit to drive on these roads.

Aurora

  • None

East Gwillimbury

  • Kennedy Road (Y.R.3) - Between Mount Albert Road (Y.R.13) and Boag Road
  • Doane Road (Y.R. 45) - Between Yonge Street (Y.R.1) and 1,100 metres west of 2nd Concession

Georgina

  • Old Homestead Road (Y.R.79) - Between Warden Avenue (Y.R.65) and Highway 48
  • Ravenshoe Road (Y.R.32) - Between Victoria Road (Y.R.82) and Durham Road 23

King

  • 15th Sideroad (Y.R.40) - Between Keele Street (Y.R.6) and Bathurst Street (Y.R.38)
  • 18th Sideroad (Y.R.26) - Between Dufferin Street (Y.R.53) and Bathurst Street (Y.R.38)

Markham

  • 14th Avenue (Y.R.71) - Between 9th Line (Y.R.69)  and York/Durham Line (Y.R.30)
  • 16th Avenue (Y.R.73) - Between Donald Cousens Parkway (Y.R.48) and York/Durham Line (Y.R.30)
  • York/Durham Line (Y.R.30) - Between Highway 7 (Y.R.7) and Durham Road 5
  • York/Durham Line (Y.R.30) - Between Steeles Avenue and the 407 ETR
  • York/Durham Line (Y.R.30) - Between Stouffville Main Street and 600 metres south of Bloomington Road (Y.R.40)

Richmond Hill

  • Leslie Street (Y.R.12) - Between 500 metres north of 19th Avenue and 30 metres south of Stouffville Road (Y.R.14)
  • Leslie Street (Y.R.12) - Between Bethesda Sideroad and Bloomington Road (Y.R.40)
  • 19th Avenue (Y.R.29) - Between Yonge Street (Y.R.1) and Leslie Street (Y.R.12)

Vaughan

  • Major Mackenzie Road (Y.R.25) - Between Huntington Road and Highway 50
  • Teston Road (Y.R.49) - Between Pine Valley Drive (Y.R. 57)and 1,590 metres west of Weston Road (Y.R.56)

Whitchurch-Stouffville

  • McCowan Road (Y.R.67) - Between Stouffville Road (Y.R.14) and Bloomington Road (Y.R.40)
  • St. John's Sideroad - Between Bayview Avenue (Y.R.34) and Woodbine Avenue (Y.R.8)

Spring Weight Restrictions

York Region restricts weights on some roads during the spring thaw. This protects the road while the frost is coming out of the ground. Signs will be posted on these roads, however please review this list to help you plan your route.

These restrictions are in place between March 1 and April 30 every spring.

East Gwillimbury

  • 2nd Concession Road (Y.R.34) - Between Green Lane (Y.R.19) and Queensville Sideroad (Y.R.77)

Georgina

  • Kennedy Road (Y.R.3) - Between Cole Road and Metro Road (Y.R.78)
  • Park Road (Y.R.18)- Between Highway 48 and Hedge Road
  • Victoria Road (Y.R.82) - Between Ravenshoe Road (Y.R.32) and Lake Ridge Road
  • Warden Avenue (Y.R.65) - Between 700 metres north of Ravenshoe Road (Y.R.32) and Baseline Road (Y.R.8A)
  • Metro Road (Y.R.78) - Between Woodbine Avenue (Y.R.8) and Dalton Road (Y.R.9)
  • Old Homestead Road (Y.R.79) - Between Highway 48 and 1,000 metres east of Weir's Sideroad (Y.R.81)
  • Old Homestead Road (Y.R.79) - Between Metro Road (Y.R.78) and Warden Avenue (Y.R.65)
  • Weir's Sideroad (Y.R.81) - Between Ravenshoe Road (Y.R.32) and Old Homestead Road (Y.R.79)

King

  • Keele Street (Y.R.6) - Between 15th Sideroad (Y.R.40) and Lloydtown/Aurora Road (Y.R.15)
  • Jane Street (Y.R.55) - Between King Road (Y.R.11) and Davis Drive West (Y.R.31)
  • Weston Road (Y.R.56) - Between King Road (Y.R.11) and Lloydtown/Aurora Road (Y.R.15)

Markham

  • Major Mackenzie Drive (Y.R.25) - Between Markham Bypass and York/Durham Line (Y.R.30)

Vaughan

  • No restrictions

Whitchurch-Stouffville

  • Davis Drive (Y.R.31) - Between Highway 48 and York/Durham Line (Y.R.30)
  • Warden Avenue (Y.R.65) - Between Stouffville Road (Y.R.14) and 1,000 metres south of Bloomington Road (Y.R.40)
  • Ninth Line (Y.R.69) - Between 1,000 metres north of Bloomington Road (Y.R.40) and Aurora Road (Y.R.15)
  • Ninth Line (Y.R.69) - Between Main Street and Bloomington Road (Y.R.30)
  • Vivian Road (Y.R.74) - Between Highway 48 and York/Durham Line (Y.R.30)

 

 



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