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DOT & Oklahoma State Heavy Oversize Permit Information

PERMITS: Oklahoma oversize permits are valid for three days. Must have permit prior to entering the state.
OPERATING TIME: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset seven days a week. Overweight only can have continuous travel, but must be requested when ordering permit.
RESTRICTED TRAVEL: Oversize load movements are not allowed on the Interstate system through Cleveland, Oklahoma and Tulsa counties between 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (does not apply to O/W only). No permit travel allowed on major holidays.
OKLAHOMA TURNPIKES: Loads up to 9’6″ wide are permitted without requiring a Pike Pass. Loads over 9’6″ wide up to 11’6″ wide (and up to 13’6″ wide on Cherokee Turnpike only) need a Pike Pass reference number for permitting. Maximum weight for the turnpikes is 108,000 pounds. Weight is paid for on the state permit; the turnpike does not charge extra above the usual per axle charge.

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″ semitrailer and load is legal on Oklahoma’s “U.S. Defense Highway System” which includes all Interstate routes and many of the main U.S. Highways
53′ semitrailer and load on other routes

Width:

8’6″ (8′ on any highway having a surface width of less than 20 feet)

Height:

13’6″

Weight:

80,000 Gross on Interstate
90,000 on non-Interstate routes (with legal tandem and tridem weights)
Single – 20,000
Tandem – 34,000
Tridem – 42,000

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:

Length:

No set maximum

Width:

16′

Height:

Depends on routes

Weight:

Single – 20,000
Tandem – 40,000 (with at least 4’3″ axle spacing) or 39,000 (less than 4’3″ spacing)
Tridem – 60,000 (57,000 with 4’2″ axle spacings)
Quad – 65,000
Steer Axle – 15,000 (With minimum spacing of 15′ steer to first drive axle). Requests for more than 15,000 pounds on steer axle have to go to bridge engineering for approval, taking an extra day or two.

ESCORTS:

Length:

Over 80′ on 2-lane highways – 1 escort
Over 100′ on 2-lane highways – 2 escorts

Width:

Over 12′ on all highways – 1 escort
Over 14′ on two-lane highways or over 16′ on multi-lane highways – 2 escorts

Height:

Over 15’8″ – 2 escorts on all highways; and “All public utilities and railroads along the route must be contacted in advance of the move by the permittee.”

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:

“Oversize Load” signs are required on front of tractor and rear of load or trailer (whichever extends the farthest) on all oversized loads moving under permit. They are also required on two-lane highways when the load exceeds 59-1/2 feet in length. Flags are required at the widest point of any oversize load. Rear overhang of 4 feet or more must be flagged.

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