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DOT & Kansas State Heavy Oversize Permit Information

PERMITS: Kansas oversize permits are valid for seven days. Permit is normally obtained prior to entering state. Permits can also be obtained at Ports of Entry. (You need proof of insurance in vehicle if you buy permit at a POE).
OPERATING TIME: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, seven days a week and holidays.
KANSAS TURNPIKE: Width up to 12′-6″ allowed to travel without escort, 24 hours a day seven days a week (must have proper lighting traveling nights). Over 12′-6″ wide up to 14′ wide can travel daytime without escort. Maximum width is 16′, 125′ long. Maximum height is 14′ without special approval from a Turnpike Highway Patrol Officer. Maximum weights: 20,000 single, 34,000 tandems, 42,000 triples, 50,000 quads. Maximum gross weight 120,000

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:

59′-6″ trailer
85′ overall for tractor-trailer combination provided the trailer is not over 59’-6” long
Overhang: 59′-6″ trailer and load provided overall length does not exceed 85′

Width:

8′-6″

Height:

14′

Weight:

80,000 Gross on Interstate & Designated routes; 85,500 on other roads (must be registered for 85,500 and have legal axle weights).
Single – 20,000
Tandem – 34,000
Tridem – 42,000

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:

Length:

126′

Width:

16′-6″

Height:

18′

Weight:

Single – 22,000
Tandem – 45,000
Tridem – 60,000
Quad – 65,000
To permit for overweight, your tractor be registered for 85,500, or pay extra for a trip permit.

Note:

When overweight on any axle group, all axles must be down
Loads exceeding these dimensions or over 150,000 pounds GVW is considered as a Super Load
Loads in excess of 80,000 GVW, the unit must be registered for 85,500

ESCORTS:

Width:

Over 16′-6″ or when transporting large structures on 4-lane highways – two escorts
Over 14′ on highways less than 4 lanes – two escorts or

Height:

Over 18′ – one escort with height pole. Over 17′ high requires notification of all appropriate utilities before making the move.

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:

 “Oversize Load” signs are required for all loads moving under a permit. Red flags must be attached to each side of widest part of wide load, and to the rear of all overlength loads. If overhang is over legal limits, end of overhanging object must be flagged and “a lamp shall be placed at the end of the load to make the overhang more visible during periods of hazy daylight.” Overweight only loads need “Oversize Load” signs when running in daylight, but they must be taken off if running at night.

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