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Weight restriction season on Regional roads begins March 1

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 09:36 AM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and local area municipalities restrict the operation of motor vehicles on designated roads during the spring weight restriction season, as per the Highway Traffic Act and Regional By-law 26-2018. This affects vehicles that are heavier than 5,000 kilograms or five tonnes per axle.

When: March 1 to April 30. The actual final day may be adjusted following periodic reviews of road and weather conditions at the end of weight restriction season.

Traffic signal change at the intersection of Brock Street and Toronto Street in Uxbridge

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023 02:12 PM

In support of Durham Vision Zero, a strategic road safety action plan, the Region of Durham will be changing the sequence of traffic signals at the intersection of Brock Street and Toronto Street in the Township of Uxbridge.

The traffic signal sequence, which refers to the order and timing of the traffic lights, will be updated to separate the pedestrians crossing on the south side of the intersection from the westbound left-turning vehicles, as well as pedestrians crossing on the north side...

Township of Uxbridge Highlights Key 2022 Accomplishments

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023 03:57 PM

The Township of Uxbridge had a productive year in 2022 and has prepared a short video highlighting the Township’s annual achievements.

The video can viewed from

Additional accomplishments are documented in CAO Report 01/22A Year in Review- Accomplishments by Department.

Tobacco and vaping education and enforcement campaign aims to reduce sale of products to youth

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023 09:24 AM

Durham Region Health Department is launching a tobacco education and enforcement campaign to help local vendors better understand the important role they play in preventing youth access to tobacco and vapour products.

Restricting youth access to tobacco and vapour products is an integral part of theSmoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, and represents a comprehensive tobacco control program aimed at preventing children and youth from starting to use tobacco and vapour products. This campaign is being...

Together We Rise Durham: Excellence Through the Arts

Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 04:30 PM

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:

“On February 1, we recognize the beginning of Black History Month in Durham Region. The theme this year is Together We Rise Durham: Excellence Through the Arts.

Throughout our nation’s history, Black Canadians have contributed significantly to making Canada the culturally diverse and prosperous country it is today. We celebrate their achievements, not...

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