Maximum Permit Weight Allowed
Overweight permits are restricted to non-divisible loads, and loads deemed to be impractical to divide. Overweight permits are subject to the following conditions:
- maximum of 500 pounds for each inch width of tire on any wheel or group of wheels;
- maximum of 40,000 pounds on a tandem axle;
- maximum of 22,000 pounds on a single axle;
- the foregoing does not apply when specific highway is under weight restrictions.
Source of information: https://www.gov.nu.ca/sites/default/files/professional_drivers_handbook.pdf