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Oversize Overweight OS/OW Superload
Exceeding
53' trailer length,
8'6 wide, and
14' high
Exceeding
80,000 lbs
Exceeding legal
weight and dimension
Exceeding
150' long,
14' wide,
16' high and
150,000 lbs.
Single Trip =
$35.00 (+)
Overwidth - 10'-16' = $20.00
16' and over = $30.00
Over Height - 16'-16'6" = $20.00
16'6" and over = $30.00
Single Trip =
$35.00 (+)
Gross weight over
150k lbs = $20.00
Single Trip =
$60.00 (+)
Overwidth- 10'-16' = $20.00
16' and over = $30.00
Over Height - 16'-16'6" = $20.00
16'6" and over = $30.00
GVW over 150k lbs = $20.00
TBD upon review of
detailed description of
load, axle weight and
spacing diagram for
loads with weight
certified scale ticket*
When Escorts are Needed: # Of Escorts
On All Highways:
Width over 10' up to and including 12' 1 front
Width over 12' up to and including 14' 2 (Front and Rear)
Width over 14' Min 3 (2 Front and 1 Rear)
Length over 85' up to and including 100' 1 Front
Length over 100' 2 (Front and Rear)
Overhang over 10' (see superload restrictions) 1 escort
Overhang over 35' 2 (Front and Rear)
Overweight w/bridge crossing center line 2 (Front and Rear)

*Engineer Review fee of $75.00 per hour.

Overhang Requirements:

Maximum allowed is 3' (three feet) front and 4' (four feet) rear.

Police Escort:

No police escort required in Alaska for standard OS/OW loads. May be necessary for some superloads, decision determined upon review of load by D.O.T.

Permits Valid For:

Single Trip permits are valid for three (3) days, but applicant may request more time if needed if travel route exceeds (500) miles or if weather issues arise.

Operating Time

Permitted loads are allowed travel from one half-hour before Sunrise to one-half hour after Sunset.

Weekend Travel

Vehicles not exceeding 85' Long x 10' Wide x 16' High with legal overhang may travel Monday through Saturday during daylight hours only.

Divisible Loads

Permits will not be issued for divisible loads.  All practical parts such as counterweights, buckets, blades, yokes, C-frames, ripper plates, and booms must be removed.

Exceptions

Hay bales may be shipped side by side not to exceed 10' wide. Travel during daylight hours only.  Construction equipment may be hauled intact if not traveling farther than twenty-five (25) miles.  Tanks/Pipe may be stacked; cannot exceed 10' wide, 15' High, but must be legal length and legal weight.

Restricted Travel

From October 1st through April 15th, weekend and Holiday restrictions do not apply from Fairbanks north to Steese, Elliot, and Dalton Highways.

No movement for oversize loads from 7:00 - 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 - 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau urban areas. No movement from 6:00 - 8:00 A.M., 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. and 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. in Anchorage urban areas north to Palmer and Wasilla over 14' wide.

Kitchikan: no movement during the following times: 7:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M., 12:00 Noon - 1:00 P.M. and 4:30 - 6:00 P.M.

Palmer/Wasilla Area: No movement during the following times: 6:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M., 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. and 4:40 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. when over 14' wide or slow moving vehicles traveling slower than twenty-five (25) mph.

Spring Weight Restrictions

Restrictions may occur on major routes or South Central and interior of Alaska from mid-March through Mid-June.

Superload Requirements

Loads or vehicles that are 150' long x 14' wide x 16' high and 150,000 lbs. or more are considered Super-loads.  Loads that are 150' long x 14' wide x 16'6รถ high must supply exact travel routes during application process.

Super-load applications should be allowed up to two (2) weeks for processing and approval.