The thaw period on Québec roads will begin on Monday, March 5 for Zone 1.
The thaw period for Zone 2 will begin on Monday, March 19, and the thaw period for Zone 3 will begin on Monday, March 26.
However, depending on changing weather conditions, these dates may be brought forward or pushed back. For up-to-date information regarding thaw periods, visit the website of the Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports (information provided in French only).
During the thaw period, heavy vehicles travelling anywhere on the road network must reduce their loads in order to comply with the load limits set by the Vehicle Load and Size Limits Regulation.