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Georgia Oversize Permit Requirements

Georgia Oversize Permits

Georgia Office of Permits and Enforcement State Department of Transportation

Address: 935 E. Confederate Building 24, Room 401 Atlanta, GA 30316

Contact: 1 (800) 570-5428

Hours: 7:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. (ET)

Georgia Overweight Permit

Single trip permits are valid for ten (10) travel days.



Gross weight:

5 Axles100,000
6 Axles125,000
7 Axles148,000
8 Axles150,000

Length: No maximum set.

Width:     15’6″

16′ wide will be issued with the following provisions:

  1. Travel restricted Monday through Thursday.
  2. Front and rear escorts required at all times.

3.Mobile homes restricted to 95′ long.

  1. Oversize load signs required plus a sign with the wording “16 FEET WIDE”.

Height:    16′

When Escorts Are Needed:

On 2-Lane Highways:                # of Escorts

Length over 75’1 Rear ***
Length over 100’1 Rear
Length over 125’2 (Front & Rear)
Width over 12’2 (Front & Rear)
Height over 15’6”1 Front w/ High Pole

On 4-Lane Highways:

Length over 75’1 Rear***
Length over 100’1 Rear
Length over 125’2 (Front & Rear)
Width over 12’ up to 14’8”1 Rear
Width 14’8” – 16’2 (Front & Rear)
Height over 15’6”1 Front w/ High Pole


*** Instead of rear escort, may use one 8″ flashing amber light at rear of load. Requires decal, if the required “emergency vehicle light permit” decal is attached to tractor window. (Decal is enforced with fines). Call Dept. of Public Safety: 404-624-7430

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