In force: 2018-04-01
115. Every person authorized to build or improve a road must, at the end of the work, post the following elements: mandatory stops, dangerous curves and intersections, steep slopes, level crossings, rock fall areas; truck crossings, unsawn timber transportation areas, narrow passages and restricted visibility areas, the number of the road, kilometre markers, the maximum speed on main roads and all situations potentially dangerous for the users of the road. The foregoing also applies to a person who repairs a road.
Every person authorized to close a road must, at the intersection of the road crossing the closed road, signal the closure of the road, the presence of gates or obstacles, if applicable, and the removal of bridges or culverts where the closure of the road is permanent.
Road signs must comply with, as the case may be, the standards in chapter 2 or 3 of Volume V of the Signalisation routière manual determined and set out by the Minister of Transport under the second paragraph of section 289 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) or the standards of the Guide de signalisation routière sur les terres du domaine de l’État, published by the Minister responsible for the administration of the Sustainable Forest Development Act (chapter A-18.1).
All road and traffic signs must be installed with care, facing vehicles, so as to be perfectly visible even at night. No obstacle such as vegetation or a snow bank must reduce the visibility of the signs.