53' trailer length,
8'6" wide, and
weight and dimension
20' wide, and
|Single Trip =
(+ $8.00 credit card fee)
|Single Trip =
mile when load
exceeds 80k lbs
|Higher of the
|TBD upon review
describing load, letters from carriers
and shipper requesting
permission to move,
and desired route
|When are Escorts are Needed:
||# of Escorts:
|On all Highways
|Overall length 95' up to 105'
|Overall length over 105'
||2 (front and rear)
|Width over 12'
(front on 2 lane and
rear if on 4 lane)
|Overhang of 15' or more in front
|Overhang of 15' or more in rear
|Height of loads controlled
by route clearance
|Weight on loads controlled by pavement and bridge clearance *note: rear escort for width may be replaced by: 2-5? flashing amber lights sufficient for 500ft visibility mounted approximately 6 ft above road surface on the rear corners of the load - control of lights must be inside towing vehicle with device to alert the driver in the event of a malfunction.
Maximum legal overhang allowed is 3' (three feet) in front and 4' (four feet) in rear.
Overhang exceeding these dimensions will require a over length permit.
Mississippi does not require highway patrol escorts.
Permits Valid For:
Single trip permits are valid for three (3) consecutive days, continuous daylight movement.
Travel permitted one half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset.
Load must be broken down to its smallest dimension and/or weight.
Dozers with blades removed are permitted to haul the blade on the same trailer with the load.
Movement of over length or over width shall be discontinued during periods of inclement weather. No city time restrictions stated as a rule
Travel is permitted until one half hour before sunset on Saturday, no Sunday travel permitted.
Spring Weight Restrictions
Loads or vehicles that are 120' long, 20' wide, 15'6" high and 190,000 lbs. or more are considered super-loads. Application must be submitted including drawings showing axle weights and spacing, letters from carrier and shipper requesting permission to move. Loads 16' high require a route survey. There is no time limit set by law on how quickly an application for a super load must be completed.