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Maryland  http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/

Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
On All Highways
:

Over 13' -14’ wide (except mfg. homes)-1 escort
14’ wide or more (including mfg. Home)-2 escorts
Over 85'-140’ long- 1escort
Over 140’ long-2 escorts
14'6" high or more-1 w/high pole

(3/1/13) New rule: Route surveys are NOT required until 15' 6" but high poles are still required at 14' 6" and up

Over 60 tons GVW- 1 escort
If road is too narrow to pass safely or if traffic will have to be diverted/stopped or weather/road conditions justify-2 (front & rear)
Police Escorts Needed When:
16' wide or more
Over 60 tons GVW
Or if traffic will have to be diverted or stopped or if it will affect 2 or more lanes of traffic on a highway having only 1 lane in each direction

MARYLAND
STATE HIGHWAY HAULING PERMIT SECTION
7491 CONNELLEY DRIVE
HANOVER, MARYLAND 21076

PHONE: 410-582-5757 800-543-4564
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M
EASTERN TIME

LEGAL LIMITS DESIGNATED HIGHWAY ALL OTHER ROADS
Weight:
Single 22,000 if GVW 73,000
20,000 GVW over 73,000
Same
Tandem 36,000 GVW of 73,000
34,000 GVW over 73,000
Same
Tridum 42,500 Same
Gross Weight 80,000 80,000
Width 8'6" 8'
Height 13'6" 13'6"
Length:
Semi-trailer 553'
48'

OVERHANG 3' front, 6' rear

EXEMPTIONS
Implements of husbandry, poles up to 70’ long hauled on a stretch trailer must be flagged, travel daylight hours only

PERMIT LIMITS

ROUTINE ISSUE

Weight    
  Single 27,000
  Tandem 52,000
  Tridum 63,000
  Weigth 120,000 to 150,000
27,000 lbs per axle is the maximum
Length:   120'
Width:   16'
Height   16'

PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid for five (5) travel days; Saturday and Sunday are excluded from these
five days

OPERATING TIME
One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

WEEKEND TRAVEL
Saturday until 12:00 noon, no Sunday travel

DIVISIBLE LOADS
Permits will not be issued if the vehicle and load can be dismantled, disassembled or hauled in such a way that moves can be made within the size and weight limits imposed by the laws of Maryland

EXCEPTIONS
Blades, buckets, etc must be removed and hauled separately; there is a reasonable time restriction for the removal, if it would take an excessive amount of time to remove, the component may be moved attached.

INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDE LOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL PERMIT
Load description, license of tractor, routes, insurance company and overall dimensions, axle weights and spacings are required for all self-propelled vehicles.

ESCORTS FOR WIDE LOAD & OVERSIZED SHIPPING

When Escorts are Needed:   # Escorts
On All Highways:
Width over 13' except manufactured housing 1
Length 85' 1
Height 14'6" or more
(unless route requires escort for lesser height)
1 with height pole
When weather or road conditions justify 1
Width 14' or more including mfg housing 2 (Front & Rear)
Length 140' or more 2 (Front & Rear)
Traveling road too narrow to allow other vehicles to pass safely in either direction 2 (Front & Rear)
Traveling against traffic that will have to be diverted or stopped 2 (Front & Rear)
When weather or road Conditions justify 2 (Front & Rear)
Police Escort Needed When:
(Expect $285.00 Fee) over 8 hours - $62.50 per each additional hour:
  Width 16' or more

Weight over 65 tons (130,000 lbs) GVW

Extreme heights

As MD Hwy Administrations requires; if traffic will have to be diverted or stopped or if more will affect either 2 or more lanes of traffic on a highway having only 1 lane in each direction
Escorts (private or state police) may be added at any time at the discretion of the Maryland Hauling Permit Section for safety purposes


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

SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
No restrictions

Overweight, Oversized & Wide Load SuperLoads

A super load is any load 16’ in height, 16’ in width, 120’ in length and 120,000 lbs, 150,000 lbs on the Interstate, submit a regular application for an oversize/overweight permit including axle weights and spacings, a drawing of the load may be required

Fee - $8 per structure up to 200,000 lbs plus $12 per structure over 200,000 lbs

Application must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the proposed move

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