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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,
15' wide,
15' high, and
120,000 lbs.
Single Trip = $10.00 Single Trip =
8,000 lbs
over legal
Single Trip =
$10.00 + $5.00
per 8,000 lbs
TBD upon review of diagram and
load description,
weight, dimensions,
and desired route.
Fee $30.00 + $5.00
for each 8,000 lbs
or fraction thereof
after 120,000 lbs
When Escorts are Needed: # of Escorts:
On All Highways:
Width over 13' to 15' 1 front (+ poss 1rear)*
Width over12' up to 14' 1 (rear on multi-lane/ front
2 lane roads)
Width of 14' up to 15' 2 (front and rear)
Width of mobile home over 14' 1 or more
Width over 15' 2 (front and rear)
+ State Police
Length of 85' 1 rear
Length over 100' 2 (front and rear)
Length of over 120' or more 2 (front and rear)
+ State Police
Height of 15' or over* Signal Supervisor approval
Weight over 120,000lbs 2 (front and rear)
+ State Police and bridge
survey (2-3 days approval)
Weight over 120k lbs on Route 896 Chesapeake
and Delaware Canal needs approval of Army Corps.
*Height load of 15' must have route survey to certify the route of travel is cleared. Notify the Bureau of Traffic Division of Highways and utility company at least three days in advance of the move if traffic signals, act Must be repositioned or B of T rep may need to be present.

Overhang Requirements:

Maximum legal overhang allowed is 3' (three feet) front and 6' (six feet) rear.
Overhang exceeding these dimensions will require over-length permits.

Permits Valid For:

Single Trip Permits are valid for three (3) travel days.

Operating Time

Operating time for permitted loads is Sunrise to Sunset Monday through Friday

Weekend Travel

All permitted travel is restricted on the weekends.

Divisible Loads

If the load is reducible, it must be reduced with no exceptions.  This includes buckets, Counterweights, blades, etc.


Toll Roads are restricted for permitted loads.   If crossing Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, carrier must call Corp of Engineers for any necessary surveys or arrangements.   Corp of Engineers - 216-656-6736

Spring Weight Restrictions

There are no seasonal restrictions for the State of Delaware

Superload Requirements

Loads or vehicles with dimensions of 120' long x 15' wide x 15' high, and 120,000 lbs. or more are considered Super-loads.  Loads over 120' long must receive permission from the District Engineer in every district that the load is moving through.  Loads over 15' high must call the Signal supervisor at 302-323-4488 or 302-739-4366.  Super-load applications should be allowed up to five (5) days for processing and approval.