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Mississippi  http://www.gomdot.com/Home/Home.aspx

Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
A. On All Highways:
Overall length 95' to 105'- 1 rear;
Over 105' overall- 2 (front & rear);
Over 12' wide- 1 (front on 2-lane/rear on 4-lane),
Overhang of 15' or more in front- 1 front,
Overhang of 15' or more in rear- 1 rear
B. Mobiles/Modulars On 2-Lane Highways:
4' wide-1 front,
16' wide-1 (front on 2-lane/rear on 4)
Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
General: A single motor vehicle
Signs: “OVERSIZE LOAD” sgn mounted on front of lead escort & on rear of following escort or front & rear of single escort
Lights: Flashing or revolving amber light
Flags: 2 red flags mounted on top of the vehicle
Additional equipment
: 2-way radio

MISSISSIPPI
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
PERMIT DIVISION
P.O. BOX 1850
JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI 39215

PHONE: 888-737-1717 601-359-1544
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M
CENTRAL TIME

LEGAL LIMITS DESIGNATED HIGHWAY ALL OTHER ROADS
Single 20,000 20,000
Tandem 34,000
34,000
Tridum Depends on axle weights and spacings Depends on axle weights and spacings
Gross Weight 80,000
Federal Bridge Formula Appiles
80,000 - high
57,650 - low
(High or low weight roads)
Width 8'6" 8'6"
Height 13'6" 13'6"
Semi-trailers 53' 53'
43' kingpin setting, measured from kingpin to center of rear axle group

OVERHANG No more than 3' front or 4' rear

PERMIT LIMITS

ROUTINE ISSUE

Weight:
Single
12,000 (steering axle)
Tandem 48,000
Tridum 57,000 (63,000 on interstates)
Quad 64,000 (72,000 on interstates)
Gross Weight:
5 Axles
113,000
6 Axles 123,000
7 Axles 128,000
8 Axles 141,000
Length:
120'
No set maximum on overhang
Width:   16'6
Height:   15'6

If load exceeds any of these dimensions or 180,000 lbs., refer to the section on Super Loads.

PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid for three (3) consecutive days, continuous daylight movement, 12 consecutive months

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

WEEKEND TRAVEL
Travel is permitted until hour before sunset on Saturday, no Sunday travel.

DIVISIBLE LOADS
Must be broken down to least dimension and/or weight

EXCEPTIONS
Dozers with blades removed can haul the blade on the same trailer with the load

INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDELOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL PERMITS:
Load description, overall dimension, tractor make and license number, origin and destination, routes to be used, axle weights and spacings.

ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD AND OVERSIZED SHIPPING

When Escorts are Needed: #Escorts
On All Highways:
Overall length 95' up to 105' 1 Rear
Overall length over 105' 2 (Front & Rear)
Width over 12' 1
  (front on 2-lane/rear on 4-lane)
Overhang of 15' or more in front 1 Front
Overhang of 15' or more in rear 1 Rear
Height of loads controlled by route clearance
Weight on loads controlled by pavement and bridge clearance
*Note: Rear escort for width may be replaced by: 2-5" flashing amber lights sufficient for 500 ft visibility mounted approximately 6 ft above the road surface on the rear corners of the load - control of lights must be inside towing vehicle with device to alert the driver in the event of a malfunction.

Restricted Travel
Movement of over length or over width load shall be discontinued during periods of inclement weather, no city time restrictions stated as a rule.

SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
No restrictions
*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESTRICTED TRAVEL FOR WIDELOADS, OVERSIZED AND OVERWEIGHT PERMITTED CARGO

Overweight, Oversized & Wideload SuperLoads

Loads over 20' wide, 15'6" high, 120' long, gross weight of 190,000 lbs constitutes a super load
Drawings, including axle weights and spacings are required
Must have letters from carrier and shipper, requesting permission to move
Loads 16' high must have a route survey
There is no time limit set by law on how quickly an application for a super load must be completed

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