Hours of operation for Oversize/Overweight loads

STATE

RESTRICTIONS

AL

Mobile homes whose width does not exceed twelve (12) feet shall not travel between thirty minutes after sunset and thirty minutes before sunrise or during the following legal holidays: New Years Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. All other permitted vehicles or combination of vehicles and loads shall not travel between thirty minutes after sunset and thirty minutes before sunrise; or any time during Sunday; or during the following legal holidays: New Years Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

AZ

Up to 10 wide may travel 7 days a week 24 hours per day. Anything exceeding these dimensions are restricted to the guidelines found in the link. http://http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Title_17/17-06.htm

AR

Permit loads may travel daylight hours 7 days per week. Overweight only may travel at night.

CA

Night and weekend travel can be requested. If granted carrier must comply with special conditions found at the link below. http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/traffops/permits/forms.htm

CO

Permitted loads that do not exceed 14 feet wide may travel at night and on weekends, they must however comply with the Permit Addendum regulations that accompany every single trip permit. Those regulations can also be found at the link below. http://www.dot.state.co.us/TruckPermits/rulesregsread.pdf

CT

Permitted travel is allowed from 1/2 hour after sunrise until 1/2 before sunset Monday through Friday. Any loads over 13-6 wide or 14 high are only allowed to travel Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. http://www.ct.gov/dot/lib/dot/Documents/dpermits/eh_dlrg.pdf

DE

Permitted travel is allowed Monday through Sunday sunrise to sunset. https://www.deldot.gov/osow/policy.pdf

FL

Permitted travel is allowed from 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1/2 hour after sunset Monday through Friday and from 1/2 hour before sunrise until noon on Saturday and Sunday.

GA

Permitted travel is allowed from 1/2 hour after sunrise until 1/2 before sunset Monday through Saturday. Loads up to 125,000 without any dimensions exceeding legal limits, may have continuous movement, except during inclement weather or during legal holidays. No travel allowed on Sunday.

ID

On the interstate loads not in excess of 10 feet wide, 120 feet long, or 14-6 high may travel 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Over these dimensions conditions will be stated on the permit. Other route restrictions can be found on the link below.

IL

Over dimension permit loads with dimensions equal to or less than 14'6" wide, 15' high, 145' long are authorized to move from 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1/2 hour after sunset, 7 days a week. Over dimension permit loads with dimensions greater than 14'6" wide, 15' high, 145' long are authorized from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset Monday through Friday, and from 1/2 hour before sunrise until noon, Saturday (unless specified otherwise on the provision sheet or permit). Overweight permit loads with legal dimensions are allowed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week movement. Movements are further restricted on specific holidays and holiday weekends

IN

Hours of operation have changed please review form M-204 General Provisions. You are now able to travel 7 days a week ½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset if your dimensions are over 110 feet long 10 feet – 14 feet 4 inches wide, and/or up to 15 feet high.

http://www.in.gov/dor/files/m204.pdf

Superload hours of travel can be found at http://www.in.gov/dor/files/m204s.pdf

IA

Movement is allowed 7 days a week 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1/2 hour after sunset except for designated holidays. Vehicles and loads may travel by permit between 1/2 hour after sunset and 1/2 hour before sunrise if dimensions do not exceed 11 wide, 14'4" high, 100' long and permitted axle limits.

KS

Permitted travel is allowed 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1/2 hour after sunset 365 days per year. Overweight only may travel at night.

KY

Travel is allowed 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Make sure to check your permit for any special conditions that may apply.

LA

Vehicles and loads requiring a permit are prohibited from traveling at night, in inclement weather, and on certain designated holidays. Also curfews apply. See link below. http://perba.dotd.louisiana.gov/wsRegulations.nsf/$toc?OpenForm&Seq=2&ExpandOutline=

ME

O/L moves not permitted - sunset to sunrise, Sundays, Legal Holidays, and Saturdays in July and August.

MD

All movements of permit loads shall be made during daylight hours. Movements are prohibited on Saturday after 12 noon, On Sunday, And official observed holidays. http://www.marylandroads.com/businesswithsha/trucking/oots/MotorCarrierHandbook.pdf page 65

MA

As a general rule, except as otherwise provided herein, all over-dimensional and overweight vehicles with a permit may travel Monday morning 12:01 a.m. - 12:00 p. m. (noon) on Saturday except for special exceptions. Vehicles between 12' and 14' wide, 80' but not exceeding 114' in length and over 13'11" height may travel under permit only during daylight hours (sunrise and sunset) except that no such travel shall be allowed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. , Monday through Friday. Vehicles over 14' wide, and/or over 115' long may travel between hours of 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and only Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Weekend Travel Saturday and Sunday until 12:00 p.m (noon). http://www.mhd.state.ma.us//default.asp?pgid=content/permFAQ&sid=about#para2

MI

Permitted travel is allowed 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1/2 hour after sunset Monday through Friday. New See weekend travel pilot program.

MN

Summer travel hours (Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend) Sunday & Friday 2am-2pm Monday -Thursday & Saturday 2am-10pm. Winter travel hours Sunday-Saturday 2am-2pm. Check link below for curfew and other information. http://www.dot.state.mn.us/motorcarrier/permits/permit_travel_hours.pdf

MS

New rules effective 02/02/2009 see https://www.expresspass.ms.gov/trucking/instruct.htm

MO

Permitted travel is allowed 7 days per week daylight hours. Permit loads that are overweight only may travel during hours of darkness. There are special restrictions over 12'4" wide that can be found on pages 28 and 29 on the link below. http://www.modot.org/mcs/documents/OandOPermitRegs.pdf

MT

Continuous travel is allowed providing dimensions do not exceed: 10 feet in width, 14 feet 6 inches in height; 110 feet in length. Daylight travel 7 days a week is allowed (excluding holidays and holiday weekends, and Red Routes), providing the vehicle or load does not exceed 18' wide, 120' long or 18' high. More information and map of "Red Route" can be found at link below Section 9 page 27 and page 28. hhttp://www.mdt.mt.gov/publications/docs/manuals/truckers_handbook.pdf

NE

Travel is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, 7 days a week, unless otherwise stated on the permit.

NV

Night travel is allowed if dimensions do not exceed 10' wide, 15' high 105' long on 2 lane and 110' long on 4 lane, and 10' overhang. Weekend travel is allowed if dimensions do not exceed 14' wide, 15' high 105' long on 2 lane and 110' long on 4 lane, and 15' overhang. Holiday travel is allowed if dimensions do not exceed 10' wide, 15' high 105' long on 2 lane and 110' long on 4 lane, and 15' overhang. No Travel on I-80 between Sparks and CA state line or on I-15 between Las Vegas and the CA state line unless load meets holiday travel restrictions. http://www.nevadadot.com/reports_pubs/Commercial_Vehicle_Handbook/pdfs/NCVH2004_Chapter1_PartA.pdf page 14

NH

Movement of over-dimensional loads shall be restricted to daylight hours. Daylight hours are considered to be the period one-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset. No travel on weekends and holidays. If a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be also restricted as a holiday. If a holiday falls on Saturday, the previous Friday shall be restricted as a holiday. http://www.nh.gov/dot/bureaus/highwaymaintenance/documents/oversizedvehicles.pdf

NJ

Travel is permitted from sunrise to sunset Monday through Friday. Travel is allowed until 12:00 noon on Saturday. No Sunday travel is allowed.

NM

Travel is permitted from sunrise to sunset Monday through Saturday. No travel is permitted on Sunday.

NY

A "Permissible Hauling Day" is any normal working day Monday through Friday, during the daylight hours between one-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset when weather conditions are favorable. No movements are allowed on Saturdays*, Sundays or holidays. *Overdimensional and overweight moves that are within 12 feet in width, 85 feet in length, legal height, and which can maintain normal highway speeds may be authorized by permit to move from 1/2 hour before sunrise until 12 noon on Saturday unless such Saturday falls on a holiday. Request for Saturday travel must be specified on application. https://www.nysdot.gov/portal/page/portal/transportation-partners/nys-transportation-federation/permits/ny-permits

NY T/W

The information available is very sketchy on this. According to the Thruway office this information is available from the Certified Escort Vehicle Driver Manual (which I can not find online). It is thought that you can travel daylight hours 7 days per week up to 13 wide. Night travel is allowed for permit loads that are only overweight. Make sure to check permits carefully.

NYC

There are many different variations of travel times depending on dimensions. See link below. http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/permits/commperm.shtml

NC

Travel is permitted between sunrise and sunset Monday through Saturday. No travel is permitted on Sunday or major holidays. Permitted vehicle combinations not exceeding 112,000 lbs. gross weight and legal dimensions will be granted continuous travel, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

ND

All over-dimensional loads are restricted to traveling during daylight hours. There are also weekend and holiday travel restrictions when the overall width of a load or vehicle exceeds 16 feet.

OH

See Days/Hours of Operation in link below. http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/HighwayOps/Maintenance/Permits/Pages/default.aspx

 

OH T/P

Travel under permit may be made at any time if the vehicle does not exceed the following dimensions: Width: 10', Length: 60' single unit 90' for a combination unit, Rear Overhang: 4' beyond the bed or body of the vehicle, Height: 14' (maximum allowed on Turnpike). Permits issued to vehicles in excess of the dimensions above are restricted to DAYLIGHT HOURS, Monday through NOON Saturday, and are prohibited during holiday periods. Special restrictions may be imposed during construction periods.

OK

Oversize permit movements are limited to travel from one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset, seven days a week, subject to the following restrictions: No travel is allowed on specified holidays.

OR

See link below for travel restrictions. http://www.odot.state.or.us/forms/motcarr/od/1994.pdf

PA

Sunrise through sunset seven days per week . There are some exceptions to the above.

Make sure to carry and read Provision form M938.

PA T/P

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, all over dimensional movements must travel between dawn and dusk Monday to Thursday, and between dawn and noon on Friday. http://www.paturnpike.com/trucking/overdim.aspx#todRestrictions

RI

Travel is limited to times listed on the permit. No travel is allowed on weekends or major holidays.

SC

Travel shall be made between one-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset Monday through Saturday. No travel will be allowed on Sunday, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day or 12:00 noon before each holiday and before 12:00 noon after each holiday (not including Sunday). Travel is prohibited on Friday and Saturday from Memorial Day through Labor Day over routes east of I-95, including but not limited to; US-378, US-327, US-76, US-576, US-501 AND SC-9. Also on US-17 from the NC State line to points south of Myrtle Beach and on any routes in the Myrtle Beach vicinity.  Further restrictions apply on certain highways and in certain areas. See link below for these. http://www.dot.state.sc.us/doing/pdfs/OSOW_Guidelinesfor_movement.pdf

SD

Travel is permitted from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset seven days a week. See page 38 on link below for night travel restrictions. http://www.sdtruckinfo.com/docs/MCHandbook_V028_chap4.pdf

TN

Permits will normally be issued for movements during daylight hours only from sunrise to sunset on Monday through Saturday. (Daylight is defined as one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset local time as established by the National Weather Service). Time of movement may be further restricted by the issuing authority based upon factors such as type of load, traffic volume, roadway condition and route of move. However, permits issued exclusively for overweight movements may be obtained subject to the restriction imposed by Rule 1680-7-1-.09 for continuous movement twenty-four (24) hours per day, Monday through Sunday. Permits will not be issued for movement on Sundays, holidays or nighttime except when the necessity for the movement is created by an emergency or in the interest of national defense. See page 3 on link below for more information on emergency moves. http://www.state.tn.us/sos/rules/1680/1680-07/1680-07-01.pdf

TX

Daylight movement only unless otherwise specified. Overweight only may move at night. See link below for curfews and other specific information. ftp://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/mcd/pdf/form001.pdf

UT

Vehicles and/or loads exceeding any of the following dimensions are generally prohibited from operating during the hours of darkness. (Daylight is defined as 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. Nighttime or darkness means at any other hour). Width 10', Height 14', Length 92' Overhang 10' front or rear.

VT

Unless specifically stated on the permit, travel with vehicles and/or loads which are over width, over length or over height shall be restricted to daylight hours and movement shall be made between thirty minutes before sunrise and thirty minutes after sunset. Vehicles, which are overweight only and are capable of traveling with the traffic flow are not restricted to daylight travel time. On state highways unless otherwise stated, permits will not be issued for movement of loads in excess of 108,000 pounds, or over 10'6" wide or over 100' long on any Saturday, Sunday, any Friday afternoon between July 1 and Labor Day, or on legal holidays as observed in the state of Vermont. More information is available on the link below. http://www.aot.state.vt.us/dmv/documents/TA/VX/TAVX012.pdf

VA

Travel is permitted one-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset Monday through Friday, and until noon on Saturday. Vehicles 10'6" - 12' in width may travel Monday through 3:00 p.m. Friday, and until noon on Saturday. Vehicles over 12' but less than 14' may travel Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. , on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturday. No travel is permitted on Sundays or holidays. Overweight only loads with all other dimensions legal may travel twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

WA

Overweight vehicles that cannot maintain the speed of the surrounding traffic flow, and all overdimensional vehicles/loads are prohibited on the holidays of New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and during the afternoon of the day preceding said holidays. Should any of the holidays fall on a Saturday or Sunday, the preceding Friday or the following Monday shall be considered such holiday. A vehicle or vehicle combinations not exceeding the defined envelope of 12 feet wide, 14 feet 6 inches high and 100 feet long, including legal overhang(s), may move at night. A vehicle or vehicle combination which exceeds the defined envelope may also be permitted to move at night on state highways subject to department preferred hours/routes of travel, and must have "Nighttime movement approved" stated on permits. All night moves must comply with published curfew restrictions. Night means one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise. Vehicle and load must have proper lighting. (49 CFR 393.11).

WV

NEW WEEKEND TRAVEL RULES FOR 2012
We will now grant weekend travel when requested for anything not over 14' wide, unless on the West Virginia Turnpike or requiring low impact. Weekend travel on the West Virginia Turnpike may be requested and will be considered using the same criteria as we have always used.

WI

(20) Overweight. Except as otherwise specified in a permit, a vehicle, load, or vehicle and load that is overweight, but not oversize, may operate 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays.

(21) Overwidth/12 feet or less. Except as otherwise specified in a permit, no oversize vehicle or vehicle combination operating under a permit that is equal to or less than 12 feet in width, 13 1/2 feet in height, and 100 feet in length, may be operated (1) between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Sunday; (2) between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Friday between the 4th Friday in May and Labor Day; (3) between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on any holiday, or, when Independence Day falls on Sunday, on the following Monday; (4) between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on the day before any holiday, except that this restriction does not apply to Independence Day when it falls on a Sunday.

(22) Overwidth/Greater than 12 feet. In addition to the limitations provided in Condition (21), no oversize vehicle for vehicle combination operating under a permit that exceeds 12 feet in width, 13 1/2 feet in height, or 100 feet on length, may operated (1) during the hours of darkness; (2) during the period beginning at 12:00 noon on the day preceding and continuing until sunrise on the following every Sunday and Holiday.

Other restrictions and curfews can be found on link below. http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/business/carriers/forms/mv2605.pdf

http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/business/carriers/forms/mv2602.pdf Mobile Homes

WY

Travel is permitted form one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, seven days a week, except on major holidays. Vehicles/loads requiring may not travel on major holidays or holiday weekends. Loads up to and including 10 feet wide may travel, at night, on interstate highways only, providing: 1) All other dimensions are legal. 2) Vehicle and/or load is properly signed and lighted: "Oversize Load" signs front and rear. Amber clearance light on each front corner and red clearance light on each rear corner of the load (or vehicle, whichever is wider) and a revolving amber light, amber strobe or two (2) two-way flashing amber lights at least 4 inches in diameter, visible to both front and rear, mounted on the vehicle.

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Last modified 03/10/2009