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NB Escorts: Oversize And Overweight Permits

New Brunswick

New Brunswick Overweight and Oversize Loads Department of Transportation

Address: P.O. Box 6000 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B5H1

Contact: (506) 453-2982

Hours: 8:15 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (AT)


A special permit is valid for 7 travel days.

Weight, Length, and Width depends on route traveled.

Height depends on route traveled but over 16’ (4.88m) high must contact utility companies 3 days in advance of move.

One week prior to moving loads exceeding 4.88 m (16 ft.) in width or 30 m (98 ft.) in length, the permit holder must notify the nearest detachment of the RCMP (or municipal police where applicable) and abide by police direction for traffic control as required.

When NB Escorts Are Needed:

On 2-Lane Highways:                    # of Escorts

Width over 12’ (3.65m)1 Front
Width over 16’ (4.88m)1 (Front & Rear)
Length over 90’ (27.5m)1 Rear

On Multi-Lane/Interstate Highways:

Width over 10’ (3.05m) (nighttime travel only)1 Rear
Width over 12’ (3.65m)1 Rear
Length over 98’5” (30m”1 Rear

On All Highways:

Front overhang over 10’ (3.05m)1 Front
Rear overhang over 10’ (3.05m)1 Rear

Additional escorts may also be stipulated.

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