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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
140,000 lbs
Single Trip =
Single Trip =
$15.00 + DA fee
(see Damage Assessment
Fee Chart below)
Single Trip =
$15.00 + DA fee
(see Damage Assessment
Fee Chart below)
TBD upon review of load diagram,
weight and dimensions,
as well as
desired route
When Escorts are Needed: # of Escorts:
On all highways
Width over 14'6" 2 minimum
(on a single lane)
On Multi-lane Divided Highway
Width over 14'6" to 16'6" 1 minimum
(on divided highways)
On All Highways
Width over 16'6" 2 minimum
Length over 95' up to 110' 1 minimum
Length over 110' 2 minimum
Height over 15'6' 1 w/high pole suggested
not required (pre-move survey
Police Escort
Prime responsibility of permitee to determine the need for police escort, which is automatically
required if permitee is not able to yield right of way to oncoming traffic or f vehicle/load
encroach into oncoming traffic and must be directed or controlled. Permitee is responsible for
police escort fees, state may require police for other safety reasons.
Damage Assessment Fee Chart (per mile traveled)
Total Axle
Group Weight (lbs)
2 Axles Spaced within 8' or less 3 Axles spaced within 9' or less 4 Axles spaced within 14' or less
0-34,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
34,001-36,000 $0.12 $0.00 $0.00
36,001-38,000 $0.14 $0.00 $0.00
38,001-40,000 $0.18 $0.00 $0.00
40,001-42,000 $0.21 $0.00 $0.00
42,001-44,000 $0.26 $0.05 $0.00
44,001-46,000 $0.30 $0.06 $0.00
46,001-48,000 N/A $0.07 $0.00
48,001-50,000 N/A $0.09 $0.00
50,001-52,000 N/A $0.10 $0.04
52,001-54,000 N/A $0.12 $0.05
54,001-56,000 N/A $0.14 $0.06
56,001-58,000 N/A $0.17 $0.07
58,001-60,000 N/A $0.19 $0.08
60,001-62,000 N/A N/A $0.09
62,001-64,000 N/A N/A $0.11
64,001-66,000 N/A N/A $0.12
66,001-68,000 N/A N/A $0.15
68,001-70,000 N/A N/A $0.16
70,001-72,000 N/A N/A $0.20
Over 72,000 N/A N/A N/A

Overhang Requirements:

Maximum legal overhang allowed is 3' (three feet) in front and 4' (four feet) in rear,
and rear overhang needs to be flagged during the day and lighted at night.
Overhang exceeding these dimensions will require a over length permit.

Police Escorts:

Minimum 2 Trooper at an average of $75.00 per hour.

Permits Valid For:

Single trip permits are valid for five (5) consecutive days

Operating Time

Travel permitted from sunrise to sunset, during the summer months there is to be no movement from 2:00 p.m. on Friday to sunrise on Saturday. Also no movement is allowed from 2:00 p.m. the day before a holiday or holiday weekend until sunrise the day after that holiday or holiday weekend. Holidays that apply are as listed; Memorial Day, New Years Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Divisible Loads

Load must be broken down to its smallest dimension and/or weight.


No exceptions

Weekend Travel

Travel permitted all day Saturday and Sunday from sunrise to 12:00 noon (except no move after 2:00 p.m. every Friday beginning Memorial Day weekend thru the Friday after Labor Day). Also recognize and abide by Holiday restrictions.

Spring Weight Restrictions

Minnesota does not allow any shipments that are overweight per axle or axle group during spring, this restriction usually remains in place from March 1st through mid-May each year.

Superload Requirements

Loads of 140,000 lbs must submit drawings including axle weights and spacing, must also show which axle caster and show pivot points. Allow up to five (5) working days for processing.