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UT restricted route maps
UT FLAGGER HANDBOOK
Pilot/Escort Vehicle is
On all highways:
Width of 12'- 1 front
Width of 16' or more- 2 (front & rear)
Width over 17'- (front & rear+2 police cars)
Length of 105'-120'- 1 rear
Over 120' long-2 (front & rear)
Combo of 13' or more wide and 90' or more long-1 front
Height of 16' or more- 2 (front & rear)
Over 17' high- (front w/high pole + police)
Height over 17'6"- (front + rear + police + notify utilities)
Cannot maintain min. Posted speed- 2 (front & rear)
Overhang of 30' or more-1
On 4 or more lanes:
Over 14' wide-1 rear
Width 16' or over-2 (front & rear)
Length of 95' or more-1 rear
Length of 105' or more on intermittent sections of 4-lane & 2-lane-2 (front & rear)
Combo of 13' or more wide & 90' or more long-1 rear
Height over 16'6"- 2 (front & rear)
Height over 17'-1(front w/high pole + police)
Height over 17'6"- 2 (front + rear + police + notify utilities)
Cannot maintain min. Posted speed-2 (front & rear)
Overhang of 30' or more-1
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
PORT OF ENTRY SECTION
4501 SOUTH 2700 WEST
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84119
HOURS: MONDAY - THURSDAY 7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M
|LEGAL LIMITS||DESIGNATED HIGHWAY||ALL OTHER ROADS|
Federal Bridge Formula Appiles
|*53' trailer, no permit required on designated routes only, 41' kingpin measured to center of rear tandem group|
OVERHANG 3' front, 6' rear
|Quad||Quads must be cleared through the DOT|
|*These are just guidelines, the gross weight depends on your axle spacings and axle configurations; the Department will decide if these weights are permissible. Anything over 125,000 lbs must go to bridge for analysis.|
|Length:||There is no maximum length, if the road can handle the length then the permit will be issued|
|Width:||17' over this requires special DOT approval|
|Height:||17'6" over this requires special DOT approval|
If load exceeds any of these dimensions weights, refer to the section on
PERMITS VALID FOR:
ingle trip permits are valid for four (4) consecutive days (96 hours)
One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset; may travel 24 hours, 7 days a week with loads 10' wide (on all highways with proper lights and flags on all extremities), 92' long and legal height must be requested.
Travel is allowed on both Saturday and Sunday, one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset.
Load must be reduced to the lowest possible weight and dimensions
Blades, buckets, counterweights etc can stay attached if under 16'; the bucket, blade and counter weights may be hauled with the load as long as it is part of the equipment being transported.
INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDE LOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL
Applicant's name and address, proof of insurance, US DOT number, load description, vehicle description (tractor unit number, year and make, license number and VIN number), overall dimensions, gross weight, number of axles, tire rating, origin, destination and routes; if overweight include the axle weights, if over 10' wide, 92' or 14' high exact addresses will be require.
ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD AND OVERSIZED SHIPPING
|When Escorts are Needed||#Escorts|
|On All Secondary Highways:|
|Width of 12'||1 Front|
|Width over 14' or more||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Width over 17'||2 (Front & Rear + 2 Police vehicles)|
|Length of 105' - 120'||1 Rear|
|Lenght of over 120'||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Height of 16' or more||2 (Front & Rear w/height pole)|
|Height over 17'6"
(notify utilities) cannot maintain minimum posted speed
|2 (Front & Rear) + police|
|Overhang of 20' or more||1 (Front & Rear)|
|On 4 or More Lanes:|
|Width over 14'||1 Rear|
|Width over 16' or over||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Length ov 120' or more||1 Rear|
|Speed/weight if load is such that it cannot maintain minimum safe speed of 45 mph (escort needs sign)|
|Height over 16'||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Height over 17'6" (notify utilites)
Cannot maintain minimum posted speed
|2 (Front & Rear ) + Police|
|Overhang of 20' or more||1|
1.) Utah requires a written test and classroom training for escorts. Utah escort certification has reciprocity with any state that has an accredited course and issues a certification card.
2.) Utah DOT may require escort vehicles at its discretion when sight distance is deficient or when the route requires it for safety reasons (i.e. - turning and twisting on canyon roads).
3.) Front escorts must use height pole over 16' high
No travel from 6:00 9:00 A.M and 3:30 - 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday in the following counties: Box Elder: all highways south of exit 360, Weber, Davis, Salt Lake and Utah county; all highways north of SR75 exit 265 and SR68 M.P. 16.
*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESTRICTED TRAVEL FOR WIDELOADS, OVERSIZED AND OVERWEIGHT PERMITTED CARGO
SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
None, however, there could be a few roads restricted and if they are it will be posted on a sign or on the permit. No major roads will be restricted
Overweight, Oversized & Wide Load Super Loads
Loads over 200,000 lbs require a BOL showing the load weight. Super loads are generally considered to be anything over 17' wide; 17'6" high; 125,000 lbs gross weight. The state considers any load requiring bridge analysis and special routing to be a super load. Diagrams of axle spacings and weights are required along with the routes to be traveled. Up to 25% over legal will be routine issue.
Applications are usually processed within the day, but if it is an extremely large or heavy load it might take up to 48 hours.
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