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COLORADO OVERSIZE OVERWEIGHT PERMITS

Colorado Oversize Restrictions

Colorado Oversize Restrictions

Colorado Department of Transportation

Address: 4201 E. Arkansas Ave. Suite 290 Denver, Colorado 80222

Contact: (303) 757 – 9539 / (800) 350 – 3765

Hours: 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (MT) *closed Thursdays 10:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. for state business

Permits

Single-trip permits are valid for up to five (5) days. (Permit writer’s discretion)

Weight:

Single22,000 – 27,000
Tandem42,000 – 50,000
Tridum55,000 – 65,000
Quad60,000 – 72,000

 

Gross Weight:

5 Axles106,000 – 132,000 (Single, tandem, tridum)
6 Axles119,000 – 147,000 (Single, tandem, tridum)
7 Axles132,000 – 162,000 (Single, tridum, tridum)
8 Axles137,000 – 169,000 (Single, tridum, quad)

 

Length: 110’ on mountainous 2 lane highways.

120’ on all non-mountainous, 2-lane highways.

130’ on all 4-lane highways.

Width: 17’

Height: 16’

When Escorts are needed:

***Private escorts must have Colorado safety certificate***

On 2 Lane Highways                    # of Escorts

 

Width over 13’ to 15’1 Front (+poss. 1 Rear)*
Width over 15’ to 17’2 (Front & Rear)
Width over 8’6” on certain secondary roads1 Front
Width over 11’ on certain secondary 2 lane roads2 (Front & Rear)
Length over 85’ on certain portions of 2 lane and 4 lane highways1 Front
Length over 110’1 Front
Overhang more than 25’ (at point of overhang)1
Height over 16’1 Front w/ High Pole

 

On 4 or More Lane Highways:

Width over 13’ to 15’1 Rear*
Width over 15’2 (Front & Rear)*
Length over 115’1 Rear
Length over 85’ on certain portions of 2-lane and 4-lane highways1 Rear
Overhang more than 25’ (at point of overhang)1
Height over 16’1 Front w/ High Pole

 

*(Or use yellow flashing light on load in lieu of rear escort)

*(Escort requirements vary according to routes traveled within the state and each major city. Write to the state of Colorado)

Vectra Heavy Haulers, a trusted heavy equipment transporting company with a solid reputation, will ensure secure and trusted delivery services according to your needs.

Did you know that we have information on Kansas oversize regulations as well?

We strictly follow all the heavy trucking regulations and permits issued by federal, state and local. For more information about Colorado oversize/overweight permits.