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Maryland

DOT & Maryland State Heavy Oversize Permit Information

PERMITS: Maryland oversize permits are valid for five travel days. Must have permit prior to entering the state.
OPERATING TIME: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, Monday through Friday and Saturday until Noon (see Restricted Travel, below, for some exceptions). Also, beginning April 1, 2013, Maryland started allowing night travel from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am when dimensions do not exceed 12’ wide, 75’ long, 14’-6” high and 120,000 pounds on routes that are not otherwise restricted. Night travel must be requested when applying for the permit.
RESTRICTED TRAVEL: No movements across any toll facilities allowed from noon Friday until 9:00 am Monday. This restriction is also applied to all of I-95 from Baltimore to the Delaware line. Over 12′ wide or over 92,000 pounds can only travel 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (and Saturday until Noon) when on the Capital Beltway I-495/I-95 and Baltimore Beltway I-695. If 14′ wide or more, travel is only allowed from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (and Saturday until Noon on any highway. No travel on six major Holidays and Holiday weekends.

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:

53′ semi-trailer on Interstate and designated highways
48′ trailer all other roads
Trailers over 48′ are not to exceed 41′ kingpin to center of rear tandem axles, and not more than 4′ set back from front of trailer to kingpin
Overhang:
3′ front
6′ rear

Width:

8′-6″ Interstate & designated highways
8′ all other roads

Height:

13′-6″ (over 13′-6″ not permitted on flat-bed).

Weight:

80,000 Gross
Single – 20,000
Tandem – 34,000
Tridem – 42,500

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:

Length:

120′

Width:

16′

Height:

16’ (overheight cannot be permitted on a flatbed). Over 14′-6″ now requires a route survey.

Weight:

120,000 (non-Interstate) to 150,000 (Interstate)
Single – 27,000
Tandem – 52,000
Tridem – 63,000
Loads exceeding these dimensions are treated as super loads. Over 120,000 pounds gross on any non-Interstate routes is a superload.

ESCORTS:

Length:

Over 85′ – one escort
140′ or more – two escorts

Width:

Over 13′ – one escort
14′ or more – two escorts
16′ or more – Police escort
Montgomery and Prince George Counties: loads over 12′ wide on two-lane undivided – two escorts

Height:

14′-6″ or more – one escort with height pole (some routes may have other requirements), and a route survey must
accompany application.

Weight:

Over 120,000 pounds – one civilian escort, and Police escort is required on entire route if any part of the route is on non-Interstate highways
Over 130,000 pounds – Police escort is required even on Interstate-only routes.

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:

“Oversize Load” or “Wide Load” signs are required if the vehicle and load exceeds 9′ in width.

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