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Illinois Oversize Permits & Restrictions Details

Illinois Oversize Permits& Restrictions Details
Illinois Department of Transportation Bureau of Traffic Address: 2300 S. Dirksen Parkway Springfield, Illinois 62764 Contact: (212) 785-1477 / 1 (800) 252-8636 (Illinois only) Hours: 7:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (CT) Permits Single trip permits are valid for five (5) travel days, ten (10) travel days for a round trip. Following third permit violation companies can be suspended for one year. Weight:
Single 24,000
Tandem 48,000
Tridum 60,000
Quad 60,000
Gross Weight:
5 Axles 100,000
6 Axles 120,000
7 Axles 120,000
8 Axles 120,000
Length: 145’ Width: 14’6” Height: 15’ depending on overhead clearances. 3” clearance required. When Escorts Are Needed: On All Highways:                    # of Escorts (2-Lane/front; 4-Lane rear escort)
Width over 14’6” 1
Width over 16’ 3
Length over 110’ 1
Length over 145’ 3
Length over 150’ of towed special rigs 3
Height over 14’6” 1 Front
Height over 16’ – list all overhead obstructions Rte. Survey
For loads that exceed the maximum Practical weights (super loads moving slow) 1
Loads exceeds both 14’” width & 14’” height 2 (F & R)
State Police Escort (Minimum of 24 hr. Notice needed – cost $40/hr/vehicle with minimum fee of $80) These moves are generally entirely or partially outside of the municipality.
Over 18’ Wide
Over 200’ Long
Over 18’ High
Overweight where bridge restriction requires other traffic be kept off to permit load to cross
Any unusual load needing traffic control to permit move
Municipal Police (Minimum of 24 hr. notice needed).
Permit office will determine if state or municipal police escort is needed for move partially or wholly within a municipality
Over 14’6” wide require an engineering investigation
  Vectra Heavy Haulers, a company for heavy haul transport with a formidable reputation, will ensure secure and trusted delivery services according to your needs. Did you know that we have information on Indiana oversize permits as well? We follow all the federal, state and local regulations and permits that come under the law. For more Illinois Oversize/Overweight Permit (OSOW) office regulation information.