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Oregon route maps
Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
General: A passenger car, pickup, truck, or truck tactor of legal size &
Signs: “OVERSIZE LOAD” sign (5’ x 10”) w/ black letters (8” high x 1” brush stroke) on yellow background
Lights: 2 amber flashing lights (as widely spaced laterally as practical) w/ 4” lens diameter min. (35 candlepower rating min./30 flashes/min.)
or revolving light (w/ minimum of 125 sq. in. of dome surface/emitting 30 flashes/min.) or strobe light(s) w/ 360 degree visibility mounted above roof (visible 500’)
Flags: 2 hand-held red flags 18” square mounted on 3’ long staffs
Additional equipment: 2-way radio; 8 safety flares or reflectors
Oregon: DOT Requirements page
TRANSPORTATION PERMIT UNIT
550 CAPITAL ST. NE
SALEM, OREGON 97310
800-336-3602 (Inside Oregon)
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M
(Closed Wednesday Noon - 1:00 P.M.)
|LEGAL LIMITS||DESIGNATED HIGHWAY||ALL OTHER ROADS|
|Tridum||Depends on spacings||Depends on spacings|
Federal Bridge Formula applies
|Semi-trailers||53'||65' overall length|
Due to the numerous overhang rules, please contact Oregon directly for the specific rules for your load.
|Tridum||Depends on spacing|
|Quad||Depends on spacing|
|Length:||150' with jeeps and booster|
14' two lane roads
|Height:||17' Based on the clearance of the routes|
|If load exceeds any of these dimensions or weights, refer to the section on Super Loads.|
PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid up to ten (10) days.
One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
Daylight hours Saturday and Sunday except between Memorial Day to Labor Day then allowed Saturday until 12:00 noon, Sunday no travel
Permits will not be valid for movements that may be readily or reasonably dismantled or multiple items loaded side by side, end to end or stacked one on top of the other or for items which can be made legal by proper loading procedures. Permits will not be valid for overweight for multiple items except for a single disassembled machine providing all parts of the load are parts of that machine and that a permit would have been issued for the assembled machine.
If over 14' wide, blade has to be removed but can be hauled with the vehicle.
INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDE LOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL
Complete address, item to be moved and method of movement, overall dimensions, total number of axles, point of origin and destination, state highways and route numbers to be traveled, vehicle make, year, license number, VIN number, PUC number and equipment number.
ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD AND OVERSIZED SHIPPING
Pilot Car - Escort vehicle requirements Oregon has the state broken down into sections each with different requirements. To determine your needs please read the state documentation here:
Vehicles 14' - 16' wide must travel between 9:00 - 11:00 A.M and 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. in Portland, Salem, Eugene, Medford and Grants Pass
*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESTRICTED TRAVEL FOR WIDELOADS, OVERSIZED AND OVERWEIGHT PERMITTED CARGO
SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
Whenever circumstances require
Overweight, Oversized & Wideload SuperLoads
Vehicles that exceed routine issue limits must submit an application including the following: axle spacings, number of axles, axle weights, actual gross weight and description of the vehicle (height, width, length and weight), drawings are not required but are helpful. Must submit route request and permit application to 503-378-2873. Permit may take up to 10 days to issue.
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