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Idaho http://itd.idaho.gov/

List of Attachments: http://www.itd.idaho.gov/dmv/poe/AnnualPermitsAttachmentList.htm

ID Pilot Escort requirements and travel time pdf

Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
2-lane highways:
1 front if over 12' wide or 16' high,
1 rear if over 100' long,
2 (front & rear) if over 14' wide.
On interstates:
1 rear if over 15' wide or 115' long,
1 front if over 16' high.

IDAHO
TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
3311 W. STATE ST.
BOISE, IDAHO 83707-1129

PHONE: 208-334-8420 Intrastate 800-662-7133
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M
MOUNTAIN TIME

LEGAL LIMITS DESIGNATED HIGHWAY ALL OTHER ROADS
Weight:
Single 20,000 20,000
Tandem 34,000 37,000
Tridum 42,000 at 8' spacings 42,500
Gross Weight *105,000
Federal Bridge Formula applies
*With permit
105,500 without permit
Width 8'6" 8'*
Height 14' 14'
Length:
Semi-trailer 53'*
48'

OVERHANG 4' front, 15' rear from center last axle to end of load

PERMIT LIMITS

ROUTINE ISSUE

Weight    
 
*Green Routes
*Purple Routes
  *Contact State 46,000
Gross Weight:    
  *Contact State  
Trunnion axles allowed on all routes but weight allowed is no more than regular tandem

Routes are determined by the state and classified by weight.

A "Route Map" can be obtained by calling the Idaho Transportation Department at 208-334-8420. Over 200,000 lbs considered a Super Load.
Length:   110'
Width:   16'
Height:   15,6
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 five (5) consecutive days.

OPERATING TIME
One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, if 10’ wide, 110’ long or 14’6 high or less, travel is allowed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

WEEKEND TRAVEL
Weekend travel is authorized on the majority of routes from one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset.

DIVISIBLE LOADS
May get a permit to exceed 80,000 lbs on interstate, but may not exceed legal axle weights and must be registered for amount of weight hauled. An excessive weight permit may be obtained for loads up to 105,500 lbs as long as the load does not exceed legal axle weights, this is for reducible loads only.

EXCEPTIONS
Buckets, blades, etc may be taken off and hauled on the same trailer, it depends on the routes and situation. The state will advise the permittee on a case by case basis.

INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDE LOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL PERMIT
Applicant’s name and address, load description, vehicle description, tractor unit, trailer license, trailer length, overall dimensions, total number of axles, overhang front and rear, gross weight, origin and destination routes.

ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD & OVERSIZED SHIPPING

When Escorts are Needed: #Escorts
On 2-Lane Highways (Black coded)
Width over 12' 1 Front
Width over 14' 2 (Front & Rear)
Length over 100' 1 Rear On Interstate System:
Width over 15' 1 Rear
Length over 120' 1 Rear
Heigth over 16' 1 Front
Width over 12' up to 14'8" 1 Rear
Width 14'8"-16' 2 (Front & Rear)
-A 3rd escort (in advance) may be required with load of such extreme dimensions for tour of travel as to require holding opposing traffic at turnouts and intersections.

-Oversize loads which individually would require an escort may travel in convoy (not over 4 loads and not mobile homes) 2 (Front & Rear)

-Maximum width of units in convoy limited to 14'6" wide or maximum length of 100' on red or 120' on interstate system or on black-coded routes on map

-Maximum width of units in convoy limited to 12'6" Widths or maximum of 100' length on red-coded routes



Restricted Travel

Must contact local authorities to obtain permission to operate off of the state highway system, if over 12’ wide, 85’ long or 16’ high prohibited from moving between 6:30-8:30 a.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m. in Boise, Caldwell, Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho Falls, Lewiston, Nampa, Pocatello, Twin Falls, Garden City and Chubbuck.

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

SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
Routes may be restricted during the spring and speeds may be reduced. Contact the state during the spring for the current restrictions.

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

Overweight, Oversized & Wideload SuperLoads

Applicant must submit written statement on the necessity and feasibility of the proposed movement. A schematic drawing showing axle placement, distance between axles and distribution of gross weight on axles. Any load over 16’ wide, 16’ high, 120’ long must be approved by the district through which the load is traveling.

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