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DOT & Georgia State Heavy Oversize Permit Information

PERMITS: Georgia oversize permits are valid for ten days.
OPERATING TIME: Thirty minutes after sunrise to thirty minutes before sunset 7 days a week. Loads not exceeding 125,000 lbs. with legal dimensions may have continuous travel (must be requested when permit is ordered).
RESTRICTED TRAVEL: No movement allowed Sundays. In Atlanta, in the area bounded by and including I-285, no permit movement allowed between 7:00 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. No travel on major holidays.

 

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.

LEGAL DIMENSIONS:

Length:

75′ (including overhang) is legal with 48′ to 53′ trailer, 60′ overall on some non-designated routes.
60′ overall on some non-designated routes.
Width: 8′-6″ (8′ on some non-designated)

Height:

13′-6″

Weight:

80,000 Gross
Single – 20,340
Tandem – 34,000
Tridem – depends on spacings, not more than 20,340 on any axle.

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:

Length:

no set maximum.

Width:

15′-6″

Height:

16′

Weight:

Gross Weights
5 axles – 100,000
6 axles – 125,000
7 axles – 148,000
8 axles – 150,000
Axle Weights
Single – 23,000
Tandem – 46,000
Tridem – 60,000
Quad – 92,000
Loads exceeding these dimensions or weights have to be applied for as Super Loads.

ESCORTS:

Length:

Over 75′ – one escort or 8″ flashing amber light* at each corner of rear of load
Over 100′ – one escort
Over 125′ – two escorts

Width:

Over 12′ up to & including 14′-8″ –one rear escort or amber light* on Interstate or limited access highway
two escorts (or one escort and rear amber light*) on two-lanes
Over 14′-8″ up to and including 16′ – two escorts on two-lane road, one escort on Limited Access/Interstate.
Over 16′ – determined on case-by-case basis.

Height:

Over 15′-6″ – one escort with height pole.

*Must have GA light decal to use flashing amber light.

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:

“Oversize Load” signs are required on all permit loads. Flags are required on all four corners and extremities of over sized loads. You must have a current Georgia Light Sticker (decal) if you wish to run flashing amber beacon light(s) in Georgia.

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