The 2018 thaw will start in Québec on April 23 for the zone 3.
The date for the end of thaw period in Zone 2 has been changed. The thaw period for the zone 2 will end on May 18.
During this period, authorized load limits are reduced because the road network load bearing capacity is weakened. Restrictions vary between 8% and 20% according to the vehicle’s type of axles and configuration. For more information, please consult the “Thaw Period – Official dates” page in the “Trucking” section of the of the Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports website.