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DOT & Oregon State Heavy Oversize Permit Information
PERMITS: Oregon oversize permits are valid for 10 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 from Labor Day to Memorial Day. Memorial Day to Labor Day, Saturday travel only until noon and none on Sunday, except not exceeding 14 feet wide can travel weekend, daytime hours only on Interstate highways west of the summit of the Cascade Mountains, and on any authorized highway east of the summit of the Cascade Mountains. (See Oregon Attachment H). Up to 10 feet wide on “green” routes and up to 12 feet wide on Interstates are allowed night travel.
RESTRICTED TRAVEL: In Portland, Salem, Eugene, Grants Pass and Medford urban areas, on non-Interstate highways, on I-5 in Portland from WA line to junction of OR217, and in Medford on I-5 between exits 24 and 33, travel not allowed over 12 feet wide from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Over 14 feet wide see provision sheet for additional curfew areas.
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.
No overall limit on designated routes
Group 1 routes – 60′
Note: Trailers exceeding 53′ in length are not allowed unless they must be stretched for a load, and can be reduced to 53′ when unladen, or are in a combination with jeeps or boosters.
Single – 20,000
Tandem – 34,000
Tridem – Depends on spacings
ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:
Overhang: Rear overhang not to exceed 1/3 of wheelbase of the tractor/trailer combination.
Depends on routes
Single – 21,500
Tandem – 43,000
8’6″ or less 57600
ESCORTS:On Interstate and multi-lane highways:
Length:Over 120′ – 1 escort Over 140′ – as required on permit
Width:Over 14′ – 1 escort Over 16′ – as required on permit
Height:Over 14’6” – 1 escort On 2-lane “green” routes:
Length:Over 105′ – 1 escort Over 120′ – 2 escorts Over 140′ – as required on permit
Width:Over 12′ – 1 escort, Over 14′ – 2 escorts Over 16′ – as required on permit
Height:Over 14’6” – 1 escort Most other 2-lane routes:
Length:Over 95′ – 1 escort Over 120′ – 2 escorts Over 140′ – as specified by permit Extra restrictions and pilot cars are required on a few secondary routes
Width:Over 9′ – 1 escort
Height:Over 14’6” – 1 escort
SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:
“Oversize Load” are required on front of tractor and rear of load or trailer on all wide loads and vehicle/loads over 80′ long. The sign must be reflectorized if operating at night. Flags are required on the outermost extremities of all wide loads. Traveling at night with a wide load, the outermost extremities must be illuminated by lamps or marker lights (amber forward and intermediate side markers, red rearward markers). Rear overhang of 4′ or more must be marked with a flag or, in darkness or visibility less than 500, with red end load lights. When width exceeds 10′ on a two-lane highway, or 12′ on a multi-lane highway, amber warning lights are required, on the cab, unless operating with a minimum of two pilot cars. See the Oregon provision sheet 82A for specifications.
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