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Nebraska

DOT & Nebraska State Heavy Oversize Permit Information

PERMITS: Nebraska oversize permits are valid for ten days. Must have permit prior to entering the state.
OPERATING TIME: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, including Saturday and Sunday.  Overweight only can have continuous travel.
RESTRICTED TRAVEL: No travel on state highways (except for I-80) in Lincoln weekdays from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays after 12:00 noon. Omaha restricted for the same times on all routes. On Cornhusker football home game Saturdays, travel on I-80 in Lincoln area is restricted, between exits 395 and 409, and the state highway system is closed to permit travel from Iowa line to Nebraska 14 and from Kansas line north to Nebraska 91. Nebraska permit office is closed on state holidays, including Arbor Day (last Friday in April). Travel
restrictions apply on 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/Overhang:

53′ semi-trailer and load
65′ combination (multiple) trailers and load
Poles, pipes, beams, utility poles and other construction materials are exempt from permits for length or rear overhang.

Width:

8′-6″

Height:

14′-6″

Weight:

80,000 Gross
Single – 20,000
Tandem – 34,000
Tridem – 42,000 on designated roads, 34,000 on all other roads
To permit for overweight, tractor should be registered for at least as much as you wish to permit, or for 94,000 pounds to permit for that much or more. Divisible Loads Exceeding 80,000: You can exceed 80,000 gross without a permit on state highways as long as you are legal on all axle/group weights and you are licensed for at least the amount of your gross weight. However, if you need any Interstate route, you will need to get an “Interstate Use Permit.”

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:

Length:

No set limit. If over 85′ long on interstates, a light bar must be affixed to the rear of the trailer.

Width:

16′

Height:

Depends on overhead structures. Over 16′ requires a route survey.

Weight:

Single – 20,000
Tandem – 40,000
Tridem – 70,000
Over 16′ in width or height, over 100′ length, or over 160,000 gross is a superload.

ESCORTS:

Length:

Over 90′ – one escort may be required
Over 100′ – one escort
Width: Over 12′ – one escort*

Height:

Over 14′-6″ – one front escort depending on route and load.
Over 16′ – route survey and height pole.

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:

 “Oversize Load” signs are required on front of the vehicle and rear of the load when width exceeds 10′. Flags, at least 18″ square, are required on all four corners of the vehicle/vehicles when the load exceeds 12′ in width. Rear overhang of 4′ or more must display a red flag at least 12″ square during daylight hours, and a steady burning read light visible for at least 200′ at night. Over length or over 4′ rear overhang can run at night with steady-burning red light.

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