Historic Canals Regulations

Version of section 45 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-06-04:

  •  (1) Except in accordance with a permit issued under subsection (2), no person shall operate, on a bridge over a historic canal, any vehicle that has

    • (a) crawler tractor treads or other treads that may damage the bridge surface; or

    • (b) a gross weight exceeding the posted load capacity of the bridge.

  • (2) The superintendent may, on receipt of an application, issue a permit authorizing the applicant to operate, on a bridge over a historic canal,

    • (a) if the surface of the bridge is protected against damage, a vehicle that has crawler tractor treads or other treads; or

    • (b) if the bridge is protected against structural damage, a vehicle that has a gross weight exceeding the posted load capacity of the bridge.

  • (3) A permit issued under subsection (2) shall specify the bridge on which the applicant may operate the vehicle and the times at which the applicant may operate the vehicle.

  • (4) No person shall proceed over a bridge that has a safety gate or other device used for closing the bridge, unless the gate or other device is fully open.

  • SOR/2002-191, s. 5(E)
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