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Oversize Overweight OS/OW Superload
53' trailer length,
8'6" wide, and
13'6" high
80,000 lbs.
Exceeding legal
weight and dimension
120' long,
16' wide,
14' high, and
130,000 lbs.
Single Trip =
(+ $3.00 surcharge)
Single Trip =
(+ $3.00 surcharge)
Single Trip =
(+ $3.00 surcharge)
TBD upon review of diagram
and load description, weight,
dimensions and
desired route
When Escorts are Needed:
Divided Hwy: Undivided Hwy:
Width legal to 12' wide Rear
Over 12' Rear Front and Rear
*Over 13.5' Front and Rear Front and Rear
Length over 80' Rear
Over 100' Rear Front and Rear
Over 120' Front and Rear Front and Rear
Mobile/Sectional Housing:
Width legal to 10' Rear
Over 10' Rear Front and Rear
Over 12' (14' max) Front and Rear Front an Rear
Length over 80'
Over 85' (90' max, 66' box max) Front and Rear Front and Rear

* 15' Wide and over requires 1 Front and 2 Rear escorts - maximum permitted width is 16'.
Over 14' high must have 1 front escort with height pole.
Overhang in front or rear over 25' front and rear.
Routing heights permitted character of load and traffic volume also help determine escorting needs.

Overhang Requirements:

No permit is issued for overhang but if overhang is over 4' (four feet),
it must be flagged during the day and lighted at night.

Police Escorts:

Minimum 4 hours - $40-50.00 per hour - round trip. Price may vary depending on the time of day and severity of over dimension or weight. Will be determined upon review of load by D.O.T.

Permits Valid For:

Single trip permits are valid for three (3) travel days.

Operating Time

Permitted loads may travel One-half hour after Sunrise to one-half hour before sunset.  Loads that are 13'6" wide or over 14' high can travel Tuesday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. NO Weekend Travel is allowed for permitted loads.

Divisible Loads

Permits for Divisible loads may be issued by the Commissioner of Transportation.  In this case, a divisible load permit will be granted for axle weights and gross weights.


On loads up to 14' Wide, blade can stay attached if weight is not an issue.  If weight needs to be reduced, blade must be detached and hauled separately.

Restricted Travel

Permitted loads are restricted to travel during daylight hours, Monday through Friday.  No moves allowed during Peak hours of 6:30 - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Loads 13'6" wide or over 14' high may travel only 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday only.

Mobile Homes up to 14' wide may travel only 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

I-95 travel is restricted to legal gross weight limits and legal axle weights between New York State line and New Haven, CT.

Spring Weight Restrictions

There are no Spring Weight Restrictions for the State of Connecticut.

Superload Requirements

Loads with dimensions over 120' long x 16' wide x 14' high, and 130,000 lbs. or more are considered Super-load.  Loads over 130,000 lbs also require engineer review, and a load diagram. These may also require a steerable dolly.  All Super-load applications should allow fourteen (14) days for review and processing.