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Maine Oversize Permits Details


Maine Department of State Bureau of Motor Vehicle Overlimit Permit Unit

Address: 29 State House Station Augusta, Maine 04333

Contact: (207) 624-9000 Ext. 52134 Fax: (207) 622-5332

Hours: 7:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (ET)


Single trip permits and return trips are valid for seven (7) calendar days.



Gross Weight:

5 Axles130,000
6 Axles140,000
7 Axles159,000

Length: 125’

Width: 16’

  • Over 16’ police escort required.

Height: 16’

  • Over 16’ must contact utility companies.

When Escorts Are Needed:

On 2-Lane Highways:                # of Escorts

Width 12’ to 15’11”1 Front
Length 80’ up to 124’1 Front
Overhang 15’ or more1 Front
Special but infrequent circumstances such as overhang 15’ or more and width 12’ or more2 (Front & Rear
Height 16’ high or greater must contact utility companiesMay require pilot car or police escorting for extreme heights

On 4 or More Lane Highways:

Same as 2-Lane highways except escorts travel to rear of loads

State Police Escorts: (Minimum 3 days notice required)

Loads may be required to have state police escorts when the issuing authority deems it necessary on extreme weights or lengths:


  • Length of 125’ or more
  • Width of 16’ or more
  • Extreme heights

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 New Hampshire dot permit as well?

We always follow the federal, state and local Over-Weight Over-Dimension Permits for this. For more Maine Oversize/Overweight Permit (OSOW) office regulation information.