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Delaware http://www.deldot.gov/

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.

DELAWARE
HAULING PERMIT OFFICE
303 TRANSPORTATION CIRCLE
PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING
DOVER, DELAWARE 19903

PHONE: 302-744-2700
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M
EASTERN TIME

LEGAL LIMITS DESIGNATED HIGHWAY ALL OTHER ROADS
Weight    
Single 20,000 20,000
Tandem 34,000 34,000
Tridum 42,500 42,000
Gross Weight 80,000
Federal Bridge Formula Applies
80,000
Width 8'6" 8'6" inclusive of safety devices
Height 13'6" 13'6"
Semi-trailers 53'
60' overall lenth

OVERHANG 6' rear, 3' front

PERMIT LIMITS

ROUTINE ISSUE

Weight:
Single
20,000
Tandem 40,000
Quad 80,000
Gross Weight:
5 Axles
Depends on axle spacings
6 Axles 120,000
7 Axles 120,000
8 Axles 120,000
Length: 120'
Width: 15'
Height: 15'

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

OPERATING TIME
Sunrise to sunset

WEEKEND TRAVEL
None

DIVISIBLE LOADS
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 PERMITS
Company information, overall dimensions, gross weight, origin, destination, routes, truck and trailer license numbers and trailer serial number.


CT PHONE #S
FOR COUNTIES:

SIGNALS:
302-739-4366

Phone:
302-422-1446

Cable:
302-856-4922
(Phone above may vary for various counties)
FOR NEW CASTLE
COUNTY ONLY

Dept. of Transportation Bureau of Traffic

Attn: Traffic Signal Supervisor
P.O. Box 8, Delaware Route 7
Administration Bldg.
Bear, DE 19701
Phone: 302-326-4589
FOR KENT & SUSSEX

Dept. of Transportation
Attn: Traffic Signal
Supervisor
P.O. Box 778
Dover, DE 19901

Phone: 302-739-4366

Restricted Travel

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
No 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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