Primary Weight Roads
Res #: 1-01M
Responses Received: No
Departments: Matters Pertaining to SARM
Resolution No. 1-01M
WHEREAS, Rural Economic Development in Saskatchewan requires an infrastructure system capable of carrying modern trucks; and
WHEREAS, current truck freight rates are based on primary weights;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that SARM encourage research into new technology for rural road construction and maintenance to develop a road system that will be able to withstand primary weights (modern trucking demands) to accommodate the implementation of uniform trucking weights on the Prairies.