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The R.M. of Mervin No. 499 is currently following Secondary Summer Weights and has Discretionary Road Bans on at all times.
The bridge which was being replaced, located on Township Road 502 approximately 1 mile west of Highway 26 is now reopened.
Township Road 502 will be temporarily open from Range Road 3195 east approximately 1/2 mile until further notice.
“Slow Down in the Orange Zone”
We are concerned about speed issues when motorists are passing our maintenance and construction employees. We continue to get complaints from our workers about reckless driver behaviour showering them with gravel. The safety of our workers is our main concern.
Our municipal graders maintaining municipal roads are considered to be in the “Orange Zone” where the travelling public should reduce their speed to 60 km/hr. Motorists should take note of the provincial fines. Driver attitude towards our maintenance and construction work areas needs to change or even stiffer penalties may be introduced. We are seeking the RCMP’s assistance in this regard. Follow the signs and slow down for the safety of workers and your own.
– Road Restriction Order April 28, 2015 – PLEASE BE ADVISED that effective 12:00 midnight on Tuesday, April 28th and until further notice, the following roads shall have the operation of Tractors and other Vehicles restricted to a Maximum GVW of 54,500 kilograms, including the load.
– Township 504 from Range Road 3211 to Range Road 3220 (5.0 miles)
– Range Road 3211 from Township 504 to Township 510 (2.0 miles)
– The bridge located on Township Road 502 west of Hwy 26 is reduced to 75% of secondary weight and a reduced speed of 20 km/hr when crossing.
ALL WEIGHTS SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATE TIRE SIZE AS PER SASK. HIGHWAYS GUIDELINES
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