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Minnesota Oversize Permits & Regulations


Minnesota Administrative Truck Center

Address: 110 Centre Point Curve Mendota Heights, Minnesota 55120

Contact: (651) 296-6000

Hours: 7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. (CT)


Single trip permits are valid for five (5) consecutive days.


Tandem40,000 (46,000 with bridge check)

Gross weight:

5 Axles92,000
6 Axles112,000
7 Axles132,000
8 Axles144,000

Length: Two vehicle combination overall maximum length is 130’.

Width: Up to 14’6” wide is commonly permittable. For loads 14’6”-16’ wide there are certain routes available. Anything over 16’ is highly restricted.

Height: Easy movement up to 14’. Movement from 14’ – 15’6” many route restrictions. Loads over 15’6” are highly restricted and a route survey is required.

When Escorts Are Needed:

On 2-Lane Highways:                # of Escorts

Width of 14’6” to 16’6” on single lane2- Minimum

On Multi-Lane Divided Highways:

Width of 14’6” to 16’6” on divided highway1- Minimum

On All Highways:

Width over 16’6”2- Minimum
Length over 95’ up to 110’1- Minimum
Length over 110’2- Minimum
Height over 15’6”1- H Pole suggested/ not required (pre move survey required)

Police Escort:

  • Prime responsibility of permittee to determine the need for police escort, which is automatically required if permittee is not able to yield right of way to oncoming traffic or if vehicle/load will encroach into oncoming traffic lane or if traffic must be directed or controlled.
  • Permittee is responsible for police escort fees.
  • State may require police for other safety reasons.

Vectra Heavy Haulers is your most reliable trucking company providing professional heavyweight transport in North Dakota. We follow all the federal, state and local regulations permits. For more Minnesota Oversize/Overweight Permit (OSOW) office regulation information.