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Georgia http://www.dot.state.ga.us/Pages/default.aspx

Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
2-lane highways:
1 rear when over 75' long.
2 (front & rear) when over 125' long & over 12' wide.
1 front w/height pole when over 15'6" high.
4- lane highways:
1 rear when over 75' long & over 12' up to 13'11" wide
2 (front & rear) when over 125' long & 14' up to and including 15' wide

GA Amber Light Permit   http://dps.georgia.gov/00/article/0,2086,5635600_7400912_102736809,00.html

TEMPORARY PERMIT:
Make a copy of your payment (money order, cashier check, or company check ONLY) and your application,  
this will act as your temporary permit. Place copies of both in your vehicle until you receive your permit.

http://www.dot.state.ga.us/doingbusiness/permits/oversize/Pages/default.aspx  
New vehicle escort and training certification program

GEORGIA Office of Permits and Enforcement
State Department of Transportation
935 E. Confederate
Building 24, Room 401
ATLANTA, GA 30316

PHONE: 800-570-5428
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M
EASTERN TIME

LEGAL LIMITS DESIGNATED HIGHWAY ALL OTHER ROADS
Weight:
Single 20,340 20,340
Tandem 34,000 34,000
*Note that vehicles and combinations of vehicles not exceeding 55' in length, the maximum gross weight authorized on a tandem axle for a vehicle or combination of vehicles carrying a gross weight of less than 73,280 lbs shall be 40,680 lbs.
Tridum Measured according to spacings no more than 20,340 lbs on any axle Depends on axle spacings
Gross Weight 80,000
Federal Bridge Formula Applies
80,000
Width 8'6" 8'*
*On roads with lane widths of less than 12', it is 8'6" on roads, streets or highways where the width of the lane on which the vehicle is operating is at least 12' and governing body determines it is safe to use that road.
Height 13'6" 13'6"
Length:
Semi-trailer 53'*
67'6" overall on certain state routes, 60' on all other roads.
Legal overall length is 100' provided trailer does not exceed legal limits.

Trailers must also be equipped with rear safety under ride guard

OVERHANG 3' front, 4' rear

PERMIT LIMITS

ROUTINE ISSUE

Weight:
Single
23,000
Tandem 46,000
Tridum 60,000
Quad 92,000
Gross Weight: 5 Axles 100,000
6 Axles 125,000
7 Axles 148,000
8 Axles 150,000
Length:   No maximum set
Width:   16' wide will be issued with the following provisions:
-Travel restricted Monday to Thursday Front and rear escorts required at all times
-Mobile homes restricted to 95' long
-Oversize load signs required plus a sign with the wording "16 FEET WIDE"
Height:   Depends on the routes and clearance levels, if it can clear the overhead clearances then it will be permitted, 15'6 and over need an escort with a height pole
If load exceeds any of these dimensions or weights refer to the section on Super Loads.

PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid for ten (10) travel days.

OPERATING TIME
One-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset, Monday through Saturday, loads not exceeding 125,000 lbs legal dimensions may travel 24 hours a day seven days per week.

WEEKEND TRAVEL
Travel allowed on Saturday all day, no Sunday travel permitted.

DIVISIBLE LOADS
Must be reduced if a load is capable of being sawed, separated, rearranged or otherwise dismantled. If it could be sawed and put back together easily they would require it to be sawed, this is not usually done.

EXCEPTIONS
Blades over 12’ wide must be angled. Blades up to 14’ wide, if it belongs to the equipment can be on the same vehicle hauled. If gross weight is over 100,000 lbs the blade must be removed and hauled on a separate load. Buckets, counterweights must be hauled separately.

INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDELOAD, OVERSIZE & HEAVY HAUL PERMIT
Company name and address, motor carrier number, load description, tractor unit number, tractor year and make, tractor license number, trailer license number, trailer length, overall dimensions, gross weight, total number of axles, overhang, origin, destination and routes. If overweight need
axle weights.

Singel Trip Permits
  1.) Standard Single Trip Permit
    Height & Width limit of 16'
Weight limit of 150,000 lbs
Price is $30.00 REGARDLESS OF LOAD TYPE
2.) Super Load
  Height & Width range greater than 16' Weight range of 150,000 to 180,000 Price is $125.00 REGARDLESS OF LOAD TYPE
3.) Super Load Plus
  Height & Width over 20' Weight over 180,000 lbs Price is $500.00 REGARDLESS OF LOAD TYPE

ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD & OVERSIZED SHIPPING

When Escorts are Needed: #Escorts
On 2-Lane Highways:
Length over 75' 1 Rear***
Length over 100' 1 Rear
Length over 125' 2 (Front & Rear)
Width over 12' 2 (Front & Rear)
Height over 15'6" 1 Front w/high pole On 4-Lane Highways:
Length over 75' 1 Rear***
Length over 100' 1 Rear
Length over 125' 2 (Front & Rear)
Width over 12' up to 14'8" 1 Rear
Width 14'8"-16' 2 (Front & Rear)
Height over 15'6" 1 Front w/high pole
*May be exempted from above: agricultural and forest management equipment



Restricted Travel

No permit shall be valid for travel into or through the area bounded by I-285, which is the bypass around the city of Atlanta, unless the vehicle is making a pickup or delivery within the area. Driver must be prepared to show proof of pickup or delivery. In addition, a permit issued for the movement of a vehicle or load shall not be valid within that area between the hours of 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossings: all oversized or overweight loads of such nature that requires a reduced travel speed must contact the railroad. Usually this is done in the preliminary stages when the routing indicates a rail crossing. Prior to issuing the permit, all necessary contacts such as local utilities, law enforcement agencies and other clearance notify the DOT with their approval.

*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR OVERSIZED, OVERWEIGHT AND WIDE LOAD
SUPER LOADS.

SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
No restrictions.

Overweight, Oversized & Wideload SuperLoads

Loads exceeding 16’ or loads exceeding routine issue the department shall determine escort requirements on a case by case basis and may require 1 or more state police escorts.

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