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Pilot Escort Certification Rule - See Chapter 5 The rules pertaining to the requirements for pilot escort operations are located within the Rules and Regulations of the Colorado Department of Transportation Pertaining to Transport Permits for the Movement of Extra-Legal Vehicles or Loads (2 C.C.R. 601-4) Do pilot car operators in Colorado need to be certified?
Yes, you will need to complete the pilot escort course. Effective August 1, 2007, the pilot escorts must carry a minimum of $1,000,000 of either Commercial Liability or Combined Single Limit insurance - policy must indicate the coverage is for the pilot escort operations. Your driving record must be clear of any conviction of drug or alcohol related offenses and has not had a single moving violation penalty assessment of six points or more. Colorado recognizes certifications from Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Utah, Washington and the Specialized Carriers and Riggers Association.
Arizona Dept of Transportation Enforcement & Compliance Division 1801 W Jefferson, Mail Drop 500M Phoenix, AZ 85001 Florida Dept. of Transportation Permit Section Mail Station 62 605 Suwanee St Tallahassee, FL 32399 850-410-5777 (7:30 am – 5:00 pm ET) 850-421-5779 – fax Minnesota Dept. of Transportation Permit Section 395 John Ireland Blvd., MS 420 St. Paul, MN 55155 651-296-6000 (8:30AM – 3PM) 651-215-9677 - fax Oklahoma Dept. of Public Safety OS/OW Permits Division PO Box 11415 Oklahoma City, OK 73136 877-425-2390 (7:00 am – 4:30 pm CT) 405-424-0943 – fax Utah Dept. of Transportation Port of Entry Section 4501 South 2700 West P.O. Box 141210 Salt Lake City, UT 84114 801-965-4000 (7:00 am – 5 pm MT) 801-965-4936 – fax Utah’s 3rd Party Tester RSA Network Inc 1654 W Reunion Ave Suite 10BSouth Jordan, Utah 84095 801-838-8999 801-838-8167 – fax Washington Evergreen Safety Council 401 Pontius Ave N Seattle, WA 98199 800-521-0778 Colorado’s 3rd Party Tester RSA Network Inc - www.uspilotcar.com 1654 W Reunion Ave Suite 10BSouth Jordan, Utah 84095 801-838-8999 801-838-8167 – fax
Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossing (1) No person shall operate or move any crawler-type tractor, steam shovel, derrick, or roller or any equipment or structure having a normal operating speed of ten or less miles per hour or a vertical body or load clearance of less than nine inches above the level surface of roadway upon or across any tracks at a railroad grade crossing without first complying with this section.
CO-7 01/15 SC&RA Oversize/Overweight Permit Manual (2) Notice of any such intended crossing shall be given to a superintendent of such railroad and reasonable time be given to such railroad to provide proper protection at such crossing.
(3) Before making any such crossing, the person operating or moving any such vehicle or equipment shall first stop the same not less than fifteen feet nor more than fifty feet from the nearest rail of such railroad, and while so stopped shall listen and look in both directions along such track for any approaching train and for signals indicating the approach of a train, and shall not proceed until the crossing can be made safely.
(4) No such crossing shall be made when warning is given by automatic signal or crossing gates or a flagman or otherwise of the immediate approach of a railroad train or car.
(5) Subsection (3) of this section shall not apply any railroad crossing where state or local road authorities within their respective jurisdictions have determined that trains are not operating during certain periods or seasons of the year and have erected an official sign carrying the legend “exempt,” which shall give notice when so posted that such crossing is exempt from the stopping requirement provided in this section.
(6) Any person who violates any provision of this section commits a class B traffic infraction.
Oversize vehicles on E-470 are those vehicles meeting the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) definition of oversize or extra-legal vehicles. Any oversize vehicle requesting to travel on E-470 is required to have an approved E-470 SingleTrip Road Permit.
E-470 is not a designated HAZMAT route.
POE #1 DUAL 2237 Frontage Road, SE Ft. Collins, CO 80525 (970) 482-1622 FAX: (970) 482-2477 (1.5 mi. S of junction CO 14 & I-25 on I-25) POE #2 13336 Hwy. 85 Platteville, CO 80651 (970) 785-2427 FAX: (970) 785-6425 (.5 mi. S of junction CO 66 & US 85 on US 85) POE #3 DUAL 13395 I-76 Frontage Rd.
Ft. Morgan, CO 80701 (970) 867-5623 FAX: (970) 867-1180 Eastbound FAX: (970) 867-8967 Westbound (6 mi. W of US 34 & US 6 on I-76) POE #4 DUAL 53407 State Road 71 Limon, CO 80828-9002 (719) 775-9758 FAX: (719) 775-0632 (.25 mi. W of CO 71 on I-70) POE #5 DUAL 7100 Hwy. 50 Lamar, CO 81052 (719) 336-4712 FAX: (719) 336-1568 (.5 mi. W of junction CO 196 & US 287 on US 50) POE #6 10211 I-25 Exit 11 Trinidad, CO 81082 (719) 846-2408 FAX: (719) 846-7554 (10211 I-25, Exit 11) POE #8 24125 Colorado Road G Cortez, CO 81321-1136 (970) 565-9420 FAX: (970) 564-0455 (2 mi. S on US 160 & US 491) CO-9 01/15 SC&RA Oversize/Overweight Permit Manual POE #9 DUAL 1255 Thirteen Rd.
Loma, CO 81524 (970) 858-1068 FAX: (970) 858-4922 (.25 mi. W. of Jct. I-70 and Colorado 139 on I-70) POE #10 DUAL 1120 County Road 308 Dumont, CO 80436 (303) 567-4807 FAX: (303) 567-9477 (west edge of Dumont on US 6 & 40 & I-70) POE #11 DUAL 600 8th Street Monument, CO 80132 (719) 481-2281 FAX: (719) 481-2494 (.5 mi. N of junction US 85 & CO 105 on I-25)
The Permit Office has a 2-hour turn around time for the issuance of Single Trip permits. We will not guarantee that applications received after 3:00 p.m. (MT) will be processed on the same business day.
Applications are processed in the order in which they are received.
CHAPTER 6 SPECIALS and SUPERLOADS - Please allow 2-3 weeks for the Permit Office to process Chapter 6 Special Permits. Due to a shortage of staff inthe Bridge section and an increase in applications, we are requesting that all applications and supporting documentation be submitted well in advance so the applications can be put in the queue to be processed.
SPECIAL NOTESRecent Changes – Chain Law in effect - September 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015.
Commercial vehicles operating on I-70 in either direction between mileposts 133 (Dotsero) and 259 (Morrison) must carry sufficient chains at all times to be in compliance with the Colorado chain law.
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.
Electronic permits are acceptable.
Insurance – Not required to be on file; coverage required to be $100,000/$300,000/$50,000.
Weekend/Night Travel – No weekend travel is allowed. No permittee shall move his vehicle(s) and load except during daylight hours (one-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset) unless he obtains special permission, before the move, from the Commissioner of Transportation and if weather and highway conditions are favorable.
Loads 13 feet 6 inch or wider and over 14 feet high, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday only.
Mobile or Modular Homes - Monday - Friday No moves permitted between the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Mobile Truck Cranes – Self-propelled truck cranes measuring greater than 10 feet wide are allowed to operate ½ hour before sunrise until ½ hour after sunset Monday through Friday, except between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Holiday The following State Holidays will be observed in the Year 2014.
No oversize/overweight permit moves will be allowed on the following Holidays.
Any permit application to haul more than 140,000 lbs. will require special consideration by the Dept. of Transportation, and may require up to two weeks for approval.
Loads 13'6" wide and over 14' high are restricted to travel Tuesday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. through Thursday 4:00 p.m.
Mobile or Modular Homes – Monday – Friday, no moves are permitted between the hours of 6:30am to 9:00am and 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Mobile, Modular or Sectional Housing In addition to the established guidelines and policies used in the transportation of oversize loads, the following restrictions are required when transporting mobile, modular or sectional housing on Connecticut highways. Transporters failing to comply with these restrictions will be denied future permits. These restrictions pertain to all mobile, modular or sectional housing units where the overall width exceeds twelve feet, to a maximum width of fourteen feet.
1. Maximum width (14’) fourteen feet. This fourteen-foot width includes all roof overhangs, sills, knobs, and siding.
2. Maximum height (13’-6”) thirteen feet six inches.
3. Maximum length (85’) eighty-five feet, except that (90’) ninety feet is permitted when the towed unit does not exceed (66’) sixty-six feet in length excluding the hitch.
4. Gross vehicle weight not to exceed legal limits.
5. Travel for all manufactured housing is restricted to daylight hours, Monday through Friday. No moves will be permitted during peak hours 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
6. Limited access and divided highways will be used, regardless of the distance traveled for both instate and through-state moves.
7. Travel on multi-lane highways shall be on the right-hand lanes with overhand on the shoulder.
8. Convoy style hauling is not permitted. A maximum distance of 200 yards between vehicles is required.
9. No moves are permitted during adverse road conditions, inclement weather, or excessive winds.
10. Escort vehicles are required, greater than 12 feet wide one rear escort required on divided highways or one front escort required on undivided highways; greater than 13 feet 6 inches one front and one rear escort required.
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11. Escort vehicles shall be properly signed and equipped with flashing amber lights mounted on the roof of the vehicle. Permits to display these lights may be obtained by applying to the Connecticut Motor Vehicle Department, Driver Licensing Division, 60 State Street, Wethersfield, Connecticut 06161 or by telephone (860)263-5150.
13. All escort vehicles and transporter shall be in constant communication with each other via radio, CB, walkie-talkie, etc.
14. The towing vehicle shall have a minimum manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000pounds and shall have dual wheels on the drive axle. All towing features shall conform to ICC requirements.
15. The brakes on the towing vehicle shall conform to the requirements of Section 14-80a of the Connecticut General Statutes and the brakes on the mobile home shall conform to Section 14-81 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Overhang - Trailer or Load cannot exceed 48' including overhang.
Divisible load permits are available to haul construction materials.
Permit Information Required - Company name and address, company contact person, company telephone number, company fax number, Overall height; overall length; overall width; gross weight;
number of axles; axle weights; description of load; front and rear overhang, Tractor and trailer plate number; VIN numbers and year of tractor and trailer, origin and destination must include the nearest intersecting roadway at the origin and destination; routes to be traveled; beginning date of travel, US DOT number.
Self Propelled Truck and Crane Policy Effective May 1, 1999, in order to qualify for an account code, self-propelled truck cranes shall be subject to the following axle weights, gross weights and distances between the first and last axle.
A) Four Axle Cranes:
A maximum gross vehicle weight of 110,000 pounds.
Maximum weight on tandem axles 60,900 pounds.
A twenty-three (23’) foot minimum distance between the center of the first axle and the center of the last axle.
B) Five Axle Cranes:
A maximum gross vehicle weight of 114,500 pounds.
Maximum weight on a single axle 30,000 pounds.
Maximum weight on tandem axles 45,000 pounds.
Maximum weight on tridem axles 66,100 pounds.
A twenty-five (25’) foot minimum distance between the center of the first axle and the center of the last axle.
C) Six Axle Cranes:
A maximum gross vehicle weight of 115,000 pounds.
Maximum weight on tandem axles 68,200 pounds.
A twenty-eight (28’) foot minimum distance between the center of the first axle and the center of the last axle.
Permit requests exceeding these limits shall be subject to a route analysis.
A route analysis may take a minimum of two or three working days, but not to exceed two weeks.
Mobile Truck Cranes – Self-propelled truck cranes measuring greater than 10 feet wide are allowed to operate ½ hour before sunrise until ½ hour after sunset Monday through Friday, except between the hours of 7:00am – 9:00am and 4:00pm – 6:00pm.
Inclement Weather – None Noted.
TYPES OF PERMITSSingle Trip - Valid for three (3) days. The Department of Transportation is authorized to issue size and weight permits on a per trip basis during daylight hours for a three-day period. The State’s base permit fee is $23.00 with an additional $3.00 charge when permits are sent via facsimile equipment; there is also an additional permit service fee.
Blanket Permits – No Blanket Permits for fleets of vehicles will be issued.