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(B) The applicant may be required to provide a traffic control plan, sketches or additional information for complex moves. One (1) lane for oncoming traffic must be open and clear for two (2)-lane highways and one (1) lane for both oncoming and following traffic must be open on four (4)-lane highways. If open lanes cannot be provided, a detour may be proposed.
(C) If the loaded height exceeds seventeen feet five inches (17’5”), the applicant shall provide a written document from the appropriate utility company indicating approval to disturb aerial lines across the route.
(D) If the gross vehicle weight exceeds 350,000 lbs., an additional power unit must accompany the load and will be considered part of the vehicle configuration when conducting roadway and bridge structure analyses. For moves limited in length, this requirement may be waived at the discretion of Motor Carrier Services.
(E) If it is necessary to adjust, modify or remove state owned property such as signal and sign mast arms, flashers, signs, etc., a qualified contractor approved by the Missouri Department of Transportation shall be hired by the applicant to perform the necessary adjustment or removal and replacement.
(F) Restrictions and Requirements.
1. Travel on interstate and other divided highways allowed from one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise to one-half (1/2) hour after sunset except where restricted in tourist and urban areas (see subsections (9)(D) and (9)(E)) and as prohibited by holiday restrictions in subsection (1)(I).
2. No movement from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on all other routes on the state highway system.
3. Travel is allowed on Saturday and Sunday for moves fourteen feet (14’) wide and less, except no movement is allowed on Saturday and Sunday in tourist areas (see subsection (9)(D)).
4. Unless otherwise stated on the permit, dates and times of travel will be determined by the Missouri State Highway Patrol if the load requires their escort services.
(G) Escort Requirements. If Missouri State Highway Patrol escorts are required for a continuous portion of the move but not the entire move, they are only required for that portion. If the patrol escort is required for an intermittent portion of the move, they will be required to escort the entire move. Level 1 inspection required before move commences for loads escorted by Missouri State Highway Patrol. In addition to escort requirements as outlined in subsection (9)(I), the following requirements apply to super heavy and
large load movements:
1. One (1) front and one (1) rear civilian escort is required for all superloads, except;
2. If a load is required to cross bridge structures at crawl speed in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas then, one (1) front and two (2) rear civilian escorts are required for that portion of the move;
3. One (1) front and two (2) rear civilian escorts are required on all sections of dual lane highways traversed if load exceeds sixteen feet (16’) wide and Missouri State Highway Patrol escorts are not present. If Missouri State Highway Patrol escorts are present, one (1) front and (1) rear civilian escort is require - 20 -d. In addition to the civilian escorts required above;
A. Sixteen feet (16’) wide on any highway other than interstate or MO370;
B. Eighteen feet (18’) wide on interstate or MO370;
C. One hundred fifty feet (150’) overall length on any highway;
D. Seventeen feet (17’) high on any highway;
E. Any time deemed necessary due to complexity of route or load.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol will conduct a Level I inspection prior to performing escort services.
(H) All future permitting authority for a carrier may be revoked if the Missouri State Highway Patrol is not reimbursed for superload escorting services.
(I) Generally the maximum weight allowed on any single axle shall be twenty-two thousand four hundred (22,400) pounds for all moves classified under this section. All axles on the hauling unit must be load carrying with a maximum degree of equalization. The Missouri Department of Transportation shall determine whether or not the hauling unit, number of axles and axle arrangements are acceptable. In all cases the maximum axle loads, gross weight and overall dimensions allowed will be determined by the Missouri Department of Transportation according to section 304.200 of the Missouri Revised Statutes and/or the load carrying capacity of the roadway and structures on the proposed route.
(J) Before and after studies will be conducted of the highways and bridges traversed by the movement and any resulting damages shall be repaired at the expense of the permittee as directed by the Missouri Department of Transportation.
(K) For the purpose of moves under section (15), the applicant must have insurance in the amount of two (2) million dollars combined single limit automobile liability before a permit can be issued. The applicant shall provide evidence of such insurance satisfactory to the Motor Carrier Services Division before a permit will be issued; and Approved applications will require full payment to the “Director of Revenue,” by check or other suitable means of payment. The draft shall include payment of the permit fee and all evaluation fees. Roadway structures on the proposed route will be analyzed by the Missouri Department of Transportation to determine whether the move can be safely made. (See paragraph (4)(E)5 for fee schedule.) A charge for a bridge study will be assessed if an applicant is notified that a superload is approved and the applicant subsequently changes dimensions or weight resulting in the need to study a new route.
Noncommercial Building (House) Movement (A) Permits are available for the movement of noncommercial buildings that exceed the established oversize and overweight permit limits listed in these regulations. These permits are available from district offices listed in subsection (4)(H). These rules and regulations are not intended for the movement of commercial buildings or repeated movements of similar buildings.
1. Movement of a building that will not allow one-way traffic to pass the load will be limited to no more than one (1) mile in length on the state highway system if the traffic volume on the proposed route exceeds five hundred (500) vehicles per day. If the traffic volume is less than five hundred (500) vehicles per day, movement will be considered up to a distance of three (3) miles on the state highway system.
2. Movement of a building greater than sixteen feet (16’) in overall width that will allow one-way traffic to pass the load will be limited to no more than two (2) miles on the state highway system if the traffic volume on the proposed route exceeds two thousand (2,000) vehicles per day. If the traffic volume is less than two thousand (2,000) vehicles per day, movement will be considered up to a distance of ten (10) miles on the state highway system.
3. The traveled distances listed in the above two (2) paragraphs reflect the total miles of the move on the state highway system rather than miles allowed to move per attempt. Short segments of the state highway system may be used in a move provided the total mileage allowed on the state highway system is not exceeded. The district engineer or his/her representative may consider a longer travel distance if the entire move can be made during periods of lower traffic volumes listed in the above two (2) paragraphs of this section. Additional restrictions regarding travel during adverse weather conditions are at the discretion of the Missouri Department of Transportation district engineer or his/her representative.
MO-21 01/15 SC&RA Oversize/Overweight Permit Manual (B) The allowable overall height, width, length and time of travel shall be based on physical features and traffic volumes along the route. Bridges posted with a maximum weight limit of less than forty (40) tons should be avoided and will be analyzed for the type vehicle and load prior to receiving approval to cross that bridge. All axles on the hauling unit shall be load carrying with a maximum degree of equalization.
The district engineer or his/her representative shall determine whether or not the hauling unit, number of axles and axle arrangements are acceptable. When it is determined a bridge analysis is required, an additional fee shall be charged to recover bridge analysis costs. See subsection (4)(E). Loads in excess of sixteen feet (16’) in width may require a sketch displaying the side and rear view of the load with dimensions including any overhang.
(C) If the load is over seventeen feet five inches (17’5”) high the applicant shall check all overhead clearance restrictions and provide written documentation from any involved utility company indicating approval to disturb aerial lines across the route. The applicant must also submit written acknowledgement from all cities/counties in which the move occurs. If it is necessary to adjust, modify, or remove state owned property such as signal and sign mast arms, flashers, signs, etc., a qualified contractor approved by the Missouri Department of Transportation shall be hired by the applicant to perform the necessary adjustment or removal and replacement. See section 324.721 of the Missouri Revised Statutes for additional information.
(D) For the purpose of moves under section (16), the applicant must have a current house mover license, applicable operating authority and must have insurance in the amount of two (2) million dollars combined single limit automobile liability before a permit can be issued. The applicant shall provide evidence of such license and insurance satisfactory to the Missouri Department of Transportation.
(E) Escort Requirements. Applicants should refer to sections 324.700 through 324.745 of the Missouri Revised Statutes for additional information pertaining to house moves. In addition to escort requirements as outlined in paragraph (9)(H)4 and subsection (9)(I), the following requirements apply to all house
1. One (1) front and one (1) rear civilian escort is required for all house moves, except;
2. One (1) front and two (2) rear civilian escorts are required in Kansas City and St. Louis areas when load is required to cross bridge structures at crawl speed;
3. One (1) front and two (2) rear civilian escorts required on all sections of dual lane highways traversed if load exceeds sixteen feet (16’) wide;
4. Law enforcement escorts may be required at the district engineer or his/her representative’s discretion.
PORTS OF ENTRYPort Of Entry-Kansas City
PERMIT ORDERINGIf you have an account, you can apply for permits on-line. No more time spent waiting on hold to establish an account, complete the new customer form and obtain a username and password assigned by Motor Carrier Services. You may pay using Discover, MasterCard or American Express or deposit money into an escrow account by completing the Escrow Deposit Form.
Minimum system requirements: (See Programs/Oversize Overweight/Minimum System Requirements) This service allows you to order permits, check your account balance and see all activities in your account. To learn more, ask one of our qualified motor carrier agents when you call to order a permit or call 866-831-6277, or 573-751-7100.
Permits may be obtained online through MoDOT Carrier Express, by telephone, mail or in person by visiting our Jefferson City office or one of the MoDOT District Offices listed below.
Online OSOW permit applications are available and can be initiated at www.modot.org/mcs/ through the MoDOT Carrier Express online service. Go to the link for Instructions for New Users to obtain directions to get a UserID and password, complete the New Customer Form on the forms and manuals page and use the contact information at the top of the sheet to fax the form. E-mail questions about IDs and Passwords at: https://www4.modot.mo.gov/McsSelfService/ Download the Users’ Guide for instructions on how to make best use of the system for ordering OSOW permits.
09.pdf Multi-State Permits (A) The Missouri Department of Transportation is authorized to participate in the Multi-State Permit program. This program provides a single, routine, uniform mechanism for processing single-trip permits for oversize and overweight vehicle combinations at the option of the department. Such a permit allows a motor carrier to travel through several states with one (1) point of contact and one (1) permit document.
(B) The same rules, regulations and fees apply to Multi-State Permits as any other single trip permit except the permit will be valid for a period of ten (10) calendar days. Also, these permits can only be obtained to transport loads within current envelope dimensions and weights.
Application Forms Permit and application forms are available from the Missouri Department of Transportation, Motor Carrier Services Division, 1320 Creek Trail Drive, PO Box 893, Jefferson City, MO 65102 or call (800) 877-8499 or (573) 751-7100. Or on-line at: http://www.modot.org/mcs/OSOW/index.htm AUTHORITY: section 304.200, RSMo Supp. 2007. This rule was previously filed as 7 CSR 10-2.010.
Original rule filed July 12, 2005, effective Feb. 28, 2006. Emergency amendment filed July 3, 2008, effective Sept.
1, 2008, expires Feb. 28, 2009.
SPECIAL NOTESRecent Changes – None Noted.
Pending Changes – None Noted.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association is pleased to publish this Oversize/ Overweight Permit Manual.
Each state analysis includes information in a standardized format: contact, legal limits, special permit limits, general restrictions, types of permits available, fees, escort needs, fines, and restricted travel areas. Telephone numbers, locations, and hours of operation are listed for ports of entry and permit branches. However, readers are always advised to check with the state offices on current laws and procedures. This project could not have been completed without the advice and consultation of many state officials. We thank all of those who provided permit manuals, maps, laws, regulations, and various other forms of documentation.
Legal Notice This SC&RA Oversize/Overweight Permit Manual is intended only to provide concise, easily read information, useful in planning movements of overdimensional and overweight loads. This Permit Manual is not intended to be an accurate summary of all the applicable laws and regulations. Users of the Permit Manual should confirm the information contained herein before dispatching vehicles and loads. The SC&RA cautions Permit Manual users that state laws and regulations are subject to change without notice, and that some time elapses between the effective date of such changes and the amendment of the Permit Manual to reflect those changes. The SC&RA assumes no responsibility for accident, injury, loss or claim, penalties or any other damage resulting from reliance on the contents of this Permit Manual.
A special permit issued under 61-10-121 shall be carried in the vehicle or combination of vehicles to which it refers and shall be open to inspection by any peace officer, officer of the highway patrol, or employee of the department of transportation.
When traveling at night must be equipped with lights the full width and length of the vehicle and load that are visible for not less than 500 feet under normal atmospheric conditions at night.
Travel is allowed during daylight hours, 7 days a week for the following vehicles and vehicle combinations:
A single vehicle exceeding 55 feet in length Vehicles or vehicle combinations with load over 10 feet wide to and including 18 feet wide, over 110 feet long to and including 120 feet long, or over 14 feet 6 inches high to and including 18 feet high.
No travel on holidays, holiday weekends and "red routes" from 3pm Friday until sunrise Saturday and from 12 noon Sunday until sunrise Monday.