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DOT & Arkansas State Heavy Oversize Permit Information
PERMITS: Arkansas oversize permits are valid for three days. Must have permit prior to entering state.
OPERATING TIME: Daylight only (sunrise to sunset for Arkansas), seven days a week. Continuous travel may be allowed if OW only, not to exceed 108,000 pounds. Loads not exceeding 90′ long (other dimensions legal) may have continuous travel
RESTRICTED TRAVEL: No oversize movement through the metropolitan Little Rock area between the hours of 7:00 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, and on I-30 (M.M. 138-143), I-40 (M.M. 151-155), and all of I-630. No travel on major holidays (New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas). If holiday falls on Monday or Friday, no weekend movement allowed.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE. VeriTread is not a permit service nor do we answer permit and escort requirements. States are constantly changing their rules and regulations, so always read your permits and provision sheets carefully. Due to these changes, VeriTread can not guarantee the accuracy of the provided information. Please use the link to the state's official DOT page to verify all oversize and over dimensional permitting information with your respective state.
53′-6″ trailer & loa
Overhang: 60′ poles, pipes, machinery, steel beams or other objects of a structural nature do not require a permit for daylight travel for up to 90′ overall length.
Night travel requires a permit. Otherwise, up to 53′-6″ trailer/load is allowed without permit.
80,000 Gross on the Interstate System
Single– 20,000 lbs
Tandem – 34,000 lbs on the interstate system
Tridem – 42,000 lbs
Steer Axle – Arkansas asks for manufacturer’s front axle weight rating (up to maximum of 20,000 pounds), which you are not allowed to exceed.
ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:
No set limit
16′ (20' on some non-interstate routes)
17' (over 16' must obtain special approval)
Single – 20,000
Tandem – 46,000
Tridem – 60,000
Quad – 68,000
Loads exceeding these dimensions are Super Loads.
Over 100′ – one escort
over 130′ – two escorts
On 2-lane Highways:
Over 12′ – one escort
over 14′ – two escorts
On Interstate and Controlled Access Highways:
over 14′ – one escort
over 16′ – two escorts
Police escorts for larger loads are looked at on a case-by-case basis.
over 15' – 1 escort
SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:
“Oversize Load” signs required on all loads exceeding legal width, height or length.
Red flags 18″ square are required on rear corners on all loads exceeding legal width, height or length.
There are no sign or flag requirements for overweight only loads.
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