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DOT & Mississippi State Heavy Oversize Permit Information

PERMITS: Mississippi oversize permits are valid for three days. Must have permit prior to entering the state.
OPERATING TIME: One-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset, Monday through Saturday, with no Sunday travel allowed. In addition, 24-hour movement (including Sunday) is now being allowed for loads not exceeding 12′ wide, 13′-6″ high, 99′ overall length, 150,000 pounds GVW, 4′ rear overhang. However, when the load is over 10′ wide, an escort is required for night travel.

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:

53’0 trailer
99′ overall length
Overhang: With up to 53′ trailer
3′ front & 14′-11″ rear

Width:

8′-6″

Height:

13′-6″

Weight:

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

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:

Length:

120′

Width:

16′

Height:

15′-6″ (over 15′-7″ requires route survey)
16’ (Over 16′ requires route survey, utility company letters, and special approval.)

Weight:

Single – 20,000
Tandem – 48,000
Tridem – 57,000 (63,000 on Interstate)
Quad – 64,000 (72,000 on interstate)

ESCORTS:

Length:

Over 95′ – one escort (two on some routes)
Over 105′ – two escorts
Overhang: Over 15′ front or rear – one escort

Width:

Over 13′ – one escort
Over 16′ – two escorts
Over 10′ wide at night – one escort

Height:

The DOT may require an escort with high pole for some routes if conditions warrant. A route survey is required when exceeding 15′-7″ in height.

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:

“Oversize Load” signs are required for all loads exceeding 12 feet wide. Flags are required on all corners of loads (mounted at a height of approximately six feet above the pavement) on loads exceeding 10 feet wide. Loads over 12′ in width require flashing amber lights mounted on the rear of the load and flags on the front corners or the load. Over-length loads and overhang in excess of 4 feet must be flagged.

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