Road Restrictions

2023 Spring Road Ban – Notice of Weight Restrictions 

As of Monday, May 8, 2023 the 75 percent legal axle weight load restriction has been lifted.

For further information, please contact the Engineering Department at 403.762.1225 or

Overweight and Over-dimensional Vehicle Permits

Town of Banff approves overweight and over-dimensional vehicle permits through Alberta Transportation’s TRAVIS Multi-Jurisdiction (TRAVIS-MJ) permitting system.

Please see the following for specific Town of Banff TRAVIS permit conditions.

Note: Trans-Canada Hwy 1 is outside of the Town of Banff municipal boundary.  To obtain Road Authority approvals for travel within Banff National Park (outside of the Town of Banff municipal boundary), contact Parks Canada Highway Operations: and

  1. Sidewalk Improvements, Sept. 14-Oct. 31

    The Town of Banff is replacing and enhancing sidewalks at several intersections in town this fall to improve safety for pedestrians. Crews from Collins Concrete & Bobcat Ltd. will replace sections of sidewalk between September 14 and October 31, 2023. Read on...
  2. Banff Ave Pedestrian Zone

    The 100 and 200 blocks of Banff Avenue, and a portion of Caribou Street, will be closed May 15-Oct. 13 for the Downtown Pedestrian Zone. Read on...
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