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Connecticut http://www.ct.gov/

http://www.ct.gov/dot/lib/dot/Documents/dpermits/eh_ndlgi.pdf

OVERSIZE/OVERWEIGHT ROUTE SURVEY FORM

ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD AND OVERSIZED SHIPPING

When Escorts are Needed:
  Divided Highways Udivided Highways
Width Legal to 12' wide   Rear
Over 12' Rear Front & Rear
*Over 13.5' Front & Rear Front & Rear
Length Over 80'   Rear
Over 100' Rear Front & Rear
Over 120' Front & Rear Front & Rear
Mobile/Sectional Housing
Width Legal to 10'   Rear
Over 10' Rear Front & Rear
Over 12'
(14' Max.)
Front & Rear Front & Reard
Length Over 80'
Over 85'
(90' Max., 66' Box Max)
Front & Rear Front & Rear
*15’ wide and over requires 1 front and 2 rear escorts – maximum permitted width is 16’

Over 14’ high must have 1 front escort with height pole

Overhang in front or rear over 25’ front and rear

Routing heights permitted character of load and traffic volume also help determine escorting needs.

Convoying is not permitted.

CONNECTICUT
BUREAU OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
OVERSIZE/OVERWEIGHT PERMITS
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE
NEWINGTON, CONNECTICUT 06111

PHONE: 860-594-2878
HOURS: MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M
EASTERN TIME
HOURS: MONDAY – FRIDAY 7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M
MOUNTAIN TIME

LEGAL LIMITS DESIGNATED HIGHWAY ALL OTHER ROADS
Weight    
Single 22,400 22,400
Tandem 36,000 36,000
Tridum 42,500 42,000
Gross Weight 80,000
(51' Wheel Base)
Federal Bridge Formula Applies
80,000
(51' Wheel Base)
Width 8'6" 8'6"
Height 13'6" 13'6"
Semi-trailers 53'
kingpin to center of rear axle, limit is 43;
48'

OVERHANG No permit is issued for overhang but if overhang is over 4', it must be flagged during the day and lighted at night.

PERMIT LIMITS

ROUTINE ISSUE

Weight:
Single
22,000
Tandem 40,000
Tridum 60,000
Quad 80,000
Gross Weight:
5 Axles
122,000
6 Axles 130,000
Length: 120'
Width: 14'
Height: 16'
14' mobile or modular home Monday-Friday
16' 11:30 p.m. - 5:30 a.m.

If load exceeds any of these dimensions or weights, refer to the section on Super Loads.
Vehicles must be registered for the weight being hauled.

PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid for three (3) travel days.

Loads 13’6 wide or over and/or over 14’ high can travel Tuesday through Thursday,
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

OPERATING TIME
One-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset, loads 13’6” wide or over 14’ high can
Travel Tuesday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WEEKEND TRAVEL
No travel allowed.

DIVISIBLE LOADS
May be issued by the Commissioner of Transportation, a divisible load permit will be granted
for axle weights and gross weight.

EXCEPTIONS
On loads up to 14’ wide, blade can remain attached if weight can be reduced, it must be hauled separately.

INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER WIDELOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL PERMITS
Load description, origin, destination, routes, tractor make, VIN number, axle weights, bridge (total of all spacings), gross weight, number of axles and overall dimensions.

Restricted Travel

Daylight hours, Monday through Friday, no moves during the peak hours of 6:30-9:00 a.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Loads 13’6” wide or over 14’ high travel only 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only.

Mobile homes 14’ wide travel 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m Monday through Friday, mobile homes 14’ wide may travel 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m Monday through Friday.

Route 15 – Wilbur Cross Parkway – No commercial vehicles.

I95 travel is restricted to legal gross weight limits and legal axles between the New York State line and New Haven.

SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
No restrictions.

*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESTRICTED TRAVEL FOR WIDELOADS, OVERSIZED AND OVERWEIGHT PERMITTED CARGO.

Overweight, Oversized & Wideload SuperLoads

Over 16’ wide, 120’ long or 14’ high are considered super loads, anything over 130,000 lbs requires An engineer review, diagrams required, might require steerable dolly.

Applications require 2 weeks to review.


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