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Multi-Trip — issued for a particular vehicle and specific load to move more than once and return. Permit is valid for 12 months or expiration of insurance, whichever is first.
Multi-Trip Self-Propelled FEES Single Trip Oversize Permit Fee is $25.00. If a State Police escort is necessary, the fee is an additional $300.00 per day.
Single Trip Overweight Permit Fee is $25.00.
Exceeding 86,400 lbs:
Fee: $.025/ton/mile Self-Issue Permits are available for manufactured home transporters and dealers, the fee is $250.00 for a book of ten.
Self-Issue Permits are available for transporters of implements of husbandry, the fee is $150.00 for a book of ten.
Multiple Trip Permit are available for combination vehicles not exceeding the following dimensions:
14’ wide 15’ high 15’ front overhang 25’ rear overhang The fee for a Multiple Trip Permit is $250.00.
ESCORTS AND SIGNSLabeling — Flags must be red or orange and 12" square, and must be displayed on all four corners and all extremities.
Oversize load signs (1' high X 5" long) must have black lettering (10” high x 1”wide) on a yellow background, and must be displayed on all oversize loads front and rear.
Two flashing amber light, visible from 1000', must be affixed atop any escort.
Escort Vehicles and Personnel — Depending upon the size or weight of the load, an escort may be required. The permittee will be advised of escort requirements when the permit request is approved. If an escort is required, The type of escort will be stipulated on the permit.
The New Mexico state police has the authority to escort the movement for a distance of five (5) miles or more of a vehicle, combination of vehicles or load which is twenty feet (20') or more in width on state highways outside the corporate limits of municipalities or when passing through municipalities.
Escorts must have public liability insurance in effect at levels of at least $50,000/$100,000/$25,000. Route Survey Checklist asks if the escort company is New Mexico Certified.
Flagmen shall be used on all loads twenty feet (20') wide or wider and whenever required by the special permit. Flagmen may not be used in lieu of an escort vehicle but an escort vehicle may be used in lieu of a flagman. A dismounted driver of an escort vehicle may serve as a flagman.
Certification – Pilot Car Escort Certification is not currently required; however, requires the vehicle to be stickered/certified.
FINES If a commercial motor vehicle is encountered in -ew Mexico without the required documentation, is not correctly licensed, is unsafe, or the vehicle or driver are not in full compliance with -ew Mexico requirements, citations or fines may result. In addition, depending upon the severity of the violation, the vehicle or driver may be detained until the required credentials are obtained or corrective action taken.
Overdimension Only: At the discretion of the court
Fines are calculated on weight in excess of permit allowance. Operators may be cited for either over-axle or over-gross.
RESTRICTED TRAVELMoving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossings.
New Mexico state law requires prior notification to the railroad. New Mexico statutes annotated 66-7-344.
PORTS OF ENTRYMotor Transportation Division P. O. Box 1628 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-1628 Director’s Office- (505) 827-0321
Gallup* (505) 863-2361 Shiprock (505) 368-4429
San Jon* (505) 576-2461 Clayton (505) 374-9341 Nara Visa (505) 633-2929 Raton * (505) 445-8419
Hobbs (505) 393-4362 Carlsbad (505) 885-2026
Lordsburg* (505) 542-8811
Orogrande (505) 439– 5714 *Denotes District Headquarters Permit Applications may be sent by facsimile to Headquarters Permit Office.
Permit requests may be made to:
Oversize Permit Office P. O. Box 1628 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504 (505) 827-0376 or 505 476 2477 or 505 476 2478 or 505 476 2479.
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.
Over 140,000 lbs. must have bridge review *Above these limits are Superloads that require supplemental paperwork have additional restrictions and Bonding. Allow 2 weeks for approval.
PERMIT RESTRICTIONSGeneral - Permits issued by the New York State Department of Transportation are only valid on routes under the Department’s jurisdiction. The Department does not have jurisdiction over NYC roadways or bridges into or out of NYC. A permit or permission is required from the individual municipality to travel on their roads. A New York State or New York State IRP registered weight must not be less than your gross permitted weight. If your registered weight is less than your gross permitted weight, enforcement action may be taken.
Divisible load permits are available on an annual basis. Permit limits conditions and fees will vary from this information. Contact the divisible load section for further information at 1-888-783-1685 Ext 1 Insurance — The carrier to whom Special Hauling and/or Divisible Load Overweight Permits have been issued must maintain one of the following levels of insurance coverage in effect for the duration of the issued permits: $750,000.00 bodily injury or death / $250,000.00 injury to or destruction of property.
* $1,000,000.00 combined single liability coverage for any one accident. Undertaking Government and Municipal agencies only As of June 4, 2007, the Certificate of Insurance, Perm 17, is no longer a requirement for Special Hauling and/or Divisible Load Overweight Permits. Permit applications contain sections pertaining to the level of insurance coverage as mentioned above. This information must be furnished at the time of application in order for a permit to be issued. Questions can be directed to permitsdot.state.ny.us or by calling toll free 1-888-783-1685 locally at 518-485-2999.
Weekend/Night Travel - Trip Permits are valid for one trip over a five-day period. Travel is permitted onehalf hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset Monday through Friday. Travel is permitted until noon on Saturdays if not exceeding 12' wide, 85' long, 13’6” high and must maintain travel speed. No travel on Sundays or major holidays. The exception is Long Island where nighttime travel is permitted for certain sizes and routes Sunday through Thursday if going through New York City.
No travel is allowed at night between the hours of one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise unless otherwise specified.
Night Moves in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Putnam, and Orange Counties Effective 12/21/2011 vehicles that are at or less than 14’-0” wide and 14’-0” high may use two Certified Escorts in lieu of a police escort if moving at night in selected counties. Permittees must follow the requirements as listed in the following section.
Night moves will only be allowed Monday – Thursday, unless such nights fall on any restricted holidays,
during the following hours:
Monday from 12:01 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. Monday Monday from 9:00 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. Tuesday Tuesday from 9:00 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. Wednesday Wednesday from 9:00 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. Thursday Thursday from 9:00 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. Friday Moves that take place on Friday night (after 9:00 p.m.) will require proper Police Escorts on all routes.
2. Police escorts will be required at nights when loads exceed the following dimensions:
14’-0” in width 14’-0” in height All Superloads
3. All night moves under the program shall require a minimum of two New York State Certified Escorts. One to proceed on all routes and one to follow on all routes.
New Year’s Day: No oversize travel allowed Thursday January 1. State offices are closed.
Dr. Martin Luther King Day: Manufactured/Modular homes over 14’-0” in width are not allowed to travel on Monday January 19. All other oversize travel allowed. State offices are closed.
Washington’s Birthday/President’s Day: Manufactured/Modular homes over 14’-0” in width are not allowed to travel on Monday February 16. All other oversize travel allowed. State offices are closed.
Memorial Day: No oversize travel allowed from 12 Noon Friday May 22 until 1/2 hour before sunrise Tuesday May 26. State offices are closed Monday May 25.
Independence Day: No oversize travel is allowed from 12 Noon Friday July 3 until 1/2 hour before sunrise Monday July 6.
Labor Day: No oversize travel allowed from 12 Noon Friday September 4 until 1/2 hour before sunrise Tuesday September 8. State offices are closed Monday September 7.
Columbus Day: Manufactured/Modular homes over 14’-0” in width are not allowed to travel on Monday October
12. All other oversize travel allowed. State offices are closed.
Veteran’s Day: State offices are closed on Wednesday November 11. Oversize travel is allowed.
Thanksgiving: No oversize travel allowed from 12 Noon Wednesday November 25 until 1/2 hour before sunrise Friday November 27. State offices are closed on Thursday November 26.
If there are any questions please contact the NYSDOT Central Permit Office at 888-783-1685 or via e-mail at Permits@dot.ny.gov.
Special Restrictions - Permits issued by NYS DOT are valid only for highways under DOT’s jurisdiction.
Permits for New York City must be obtained from the New York City Permit Office: 212-839-6341. Permits for New York State Thruway must be obtained from the NYS Thruway Permit Office: 518-436-2793.
PERMIT TYPESPermit Information Required — Load description; tractor and trailer information; overall dimensions;
gross weight; axle weights; axle spacings; tire ratings per axle; axle ratings; origin and destination; routes to be traveled; license and cab card numbers; effective dates.
To assist carriers with identifying potential restrictions to use of certain state highways, the Department has made available a Prescreening Tool. This tool can be accessed from the Department's website at www.nypermits.org and will allow the carrier to view their potential routes and identify restrictions such as construction or low bridges. Where a trip routing involves the potential for conflicts with clearances, a route survey must be performed by a NYS certified escort. Details on need for a route survey are listed below and for performing a route survey are available from the Department's website- www.nypermits.org.
Carriers may apply for a permit using the NYDOT online permit application system that is available via the New York State's One Stop Credentialing and Registration (OSCAR) website, www.oscar.state.ny.us/OSCR/OSCRCarrierHome. Carriers may also apply using an authorized Permit Service Company (PSC). Approved PSCs are listed on the Department’s website, www.nypermits.org.
Single Trip — For one trip only, statewide. Valid for up to Five (5) permissible hauling days. Limits 16’ wide, 160’ long, 15’11” high, and 199,999 lbs.
NY-4 02/15 SC&RA Oversize/Overweight Permit Manual Superloads — For one trip only, statewide. Valid for up to Five (5) permissible hauling days.
Additional paperwork is required Pre-approval applications are suggested.
Additional cumulative bonding requirements are required based on overall dimensions and weight.
Structures review of entire route is required for loads equal to or exceeding 140,000 pounds gross.
Allow a minimum of 2 weeks for approval.
Monthly — For vehicles with a gross weight of up to 116,000 lbs., limited to a 25-mile radius of municipal limits in which the business is located; or for vehicles traveling within a 100-mile radius, but with other dimensions limited to 12' in width, 79' 11" in length, and legal height and up to 135% of legal gross weight and 125% of axle grouping.
Annual — Same as above, for a 12-month period. Fee is $360 per towing vehicle.
Blanket — Good on state highways of 20' or more in width, for vehicles with up to 125% of legal gross weight and legal height, but no greater than 10' in width and 79'11" in length. Valid for a minimum of one month up to a maximum of one year.
TYPES OF DIVISIBLE LOAD OVERWEIGHT PERMITSA "divisible load" is any vehicle or combination of vehicles transporting cargo of legal dimensions that can be separated into units of legal weight without affecting the physical integrity of the load. Examples of divisible loads include: aggregate (sand, top soil, gravel, stone), logs, scrap metal, fuel, milk, trash/refuse/garbage, etc.
Permit Information Required — Divisible load permits can only be issued to legally dimensioned vehicles or combination of vehicles (Power Unit and one (1) Trailer. Doubles cannot be permitted). Tractor and trailer information; gross weight; axle ratings; axle spacings; sum of tire ratings per axle; copy of current power unit registration or IRP cab card.
Annual — These permits are based on the number of axles and minimum wheelbase on the vehicle or combination of vehicles. Further restrictions include routing.
FEES Single Trip: $40 - $360 depending on commodity (plus $20 if permit is obtained at a NYSDOT regional office). Mail In/CPO Walk In: $40, Regional Office: $60, Permit Service: $40 not including permit service charges, and Amendment Fee: $10.
Monthly: $60 - $250 depending on commodity Annual: $360-$750 depending on commodity
Annual: Varies from $360 to $1,000, Plus Trailer Fees up to $20 each.
Blanket Permit: Mail In/CPO Walk In: Monthly: $60/Annual: $360, Regional Office: $80/$380, Permit Service: $60/$360 not including permit service charges, and Amendment Fee: $15.
ESCORTS AND SIGNSEscort Requirements for Self-Propelled Cranes, effective 5/10/11
A police escort is required if any of the below apply: