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ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD AND OVERSIZED SHIPPING
|When Escorts are Needed:||#Escorts|
|On All Highways:|
|Width over 13' to 15'||1 Front (+ poss. 1 Rear)*|
|Width over 12' up to 14'||1 (Rear on multilane/Front on 2 lane roads)|
|Width of 14' up to 15'||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Width of mobile home over 14'||1 or more|
|Width over 15'||2(Front & Rear) + St Police|
|Length of 85'||1 Rear|
|Length of 100'||2(Front & Rear)|
|Length of 120' or more||2 (Front & Rear) + St Police|
|Height 15' or over*||*Signal Supervisor approval|
|Weight over 120,000 lbs||2 (Front & Rear) + St Police & bridge survey (Allow 2-3 days for approval)|
|Weight over 120,000 lbs on Route 896 Chesapeake & Delaware Canal needs approval of Army Corp. of Engineers (in Philadelphia)|
|*Height of load at 15' must have route survey to certify the route of travel is cleared. Notify the Bureau of Traffic Division of Highways and utility company at least three (3) days in advance of the move if traffic signals, etc must be repositioned or if a Bureau of Traffic representative may need to be present.|
HAULING PERMIT OFFICE
303 TRANSPORTATION CIRCLE
PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING
DOVER, DELAWARE 19903
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M
|LEGAL LIMITS||DESIGNATED HIGHWAY||ALL OTHER ROADS|
Federal Bridge Formula Applies
|Width||8'6"||8'6" inclusive of safety devices|
||60' overall lenth|
OVERHANG 6' rear, 3' front
|Depends on axle spacings|
PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid for three (3) travel days.
Sunrise to sunset
If the load is reducible it must be reduced, no exceptions, this includes buckets, counterweights, blades, etc.
INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER WIDELOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL
Company information, overall dimensions, gross weight, origin, destination, routes, truck and trailer license numbers and trailer serial number.
|CT PHONE #S
(Phone above may vary for various counties)
|FOR NEW CASTLE
Dept. of Transportation Bureau of Traffic
Attn: Traffic Signal Supervisor
P.O. Box 8, Delaware Route 7
Bear, DE 19701
|FOR KENT & SUSSEX
Dept. of Transportation
Attn: Traffic Signal
P.O. Box 778
Dover, DE 19901
Toll roads; no restrictions, no city permits
If crossing C & D Canal (Chesapeake and Delaware Canal) must call the Corp of Engineers, 216-656-6736.
SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESTRICTED TRAVEL FOR WIDELOADS, OVERSIZED AND OVERWEIGHT PERMITTED CARGO.
Overweight, Oversized & Wideload SuperLoads
Super loads are considered loads over 120,000 lbs. Applications must be submitted including axle weights and spacings. Fee $30 plus $5 for each 8,000 lbs or fraction thereof.
Loads over 15; high must call the Signal Supervisor at 302-323-4488 or 302-739-4366.
Loads over 120’ long must get permission from the District Engineer in every district the load is moving through.
Allow 5 days for processing
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