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South Dakota http://www.sddot.com/
Pilot/Escort Vehicle is
On state highways:
width over 20'- 1 (front if 2-lane, rear if multi-lane)
width over 16'- 1 rear. In Black Hills area see permit.
Mobile Home: escorts are at the discretion of the permit authority
Black Hills area:
Width exceeds 10’-1 front escort required
Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
General: Licensed motor vehicles--no motorcycles
Lights: Revolving (or 2 2-way flashing) amber lights at least 4” in diameter
Flags: Bright red or orange flags; 12” square min.; mounted on brackets or standards on each side of the signs.
Additional equipment: None specified
DIVISION OF HIGHWAY PATROL
PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M
|LEGAL LIMITS||DESIGNATED HIGHWAY||ALL OTHER ROADS|
Federal Bridge Formula Appiles
Legal bridge & axle weight, axles spaced less than 40" apart are considered single axles
OVERHANG 3' front, 4' rear
|*No maximum is set, it is based on axle spacings and routes, each load is examined individually to determine if permit will be issued.|
|Length:||No maximum established, depends on vehicle configurations and whether routes can handle the length.|
|Width:||No maximum established, depends on routes|
|Height:||Depends on routes, all vertical clearances are the responsibility of the permit holder.|
If load exceeds any of these dimensions or weights, refer to the section on
PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid for three (3) travel days.
One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, loads not exceeding 10' wide, 14'6" high may travel on interstate highways continuously, loads just overweight may operate 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Saturday and Sunday, one-half before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
No permit may be issued for movement of a load that could be readily reduced in size or weight.
INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDE LOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL
Name of carrier, permit holder, tractor unit number, tractor state and license number, VIN number, date, bill of lading number, cargo and special interest items.
ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD AND OVERSIZED SHIPPING
|When Escorts are Needed:||#Escorts|
|On State Highways:|
|Width over 20'||1 (Front if 2-lane, rear if multi-lane)|
|Width over 16;||1 Rear|
|On All Highways:|
|May be required by permit for the limitations, traffic conditions or unusual permit vehicle configuration Earthmoving equipment moved singly or in convoy, rear of the unit or convoy must also have a sign. (When moving on interstate, escort must immediately follow unit or convoy and sign must be visible from the rear)|
|In Black Hills Area on state highways, except on US16 from Rapid City to Keystone, WY & US18:|
|Width over 10'||1 Front|
|(A local state trooper may waive front escort requirement for specified time period on any section of state highway in Black Hills area if highway has adequate geometrics for safe operation of move)|
|Black Hills area includes: (Call ahead 605-698-3925) South &
West of I-90 from WY state line to Rapid City West of State Trunk Hwy 79 from
Rapid City to Jct of State Truck Hwy 79 & US18 West of US18 from Jct of
State Truck Hwy 79 and US Hwy 18 to OelrichsWest of US Hwy 385 from Oelrichs to
the NE state line
*Note: State highway system allows wider loads to move without escorts than the federal interstate system in South Dakota.
For load with excessive height and weight, # of escorts depends strictly on specific routes, (clearances are ultimately the responsibility of permittee)
|Special Traffic handling:|
|A lane at least 10' wide must be allowed for normal traffic to pass an over wide load Special handling required if load extends more than 2' into adjacent driving or passing lane or if load width does not allow normal traffic to pass unless either vehicle drive on the shoulder Special handling includes escorts and flag person located in front or rear of vehicle or both or as required by permit.|
Travel is restricted in congested areas during high volume traffic periods
*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESTRICTED TRAVEL FOR WIDELOADS, OVERSIZED AND OVERWEIGHT PERMITTED CARGO
SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
May be implemented anytime after February 15, call 605-773-3704 for latest information.
Overweight, Oversized & Wide Load Super
Application for a super load permit must contain the following: axle spacings, the number of tires, weight of each axle and routes desired to travel. Applications can usually be processed in one day.
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