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State Highway Department
Truck Over dimensional Permit limitations
Single - 22,000
150,000 lbs., 16' wide, 16' high, or 150' long, will require special approval.
Truck Sign & Flags
sign shall be mounted on the front and rear of any over width or over length
vehicle or combination of vehicles and loads.
Front Escort is required for loads over 16' high with height pole. Front and rear Escort when load exceeds 12' wide. Escorts may be required for less heights. Rear Escort on mobile homes may be replaced with two (2) 5" flashing amber Lights. Rear Escort required over 76' long. Front and rear Escorts required over 105' long. Rear Escort required if overhang exceeds 5' to the rear or 10' to the front. Front Escort required if front overhang exceeds 10'. There are special Escort requirements for bulldozers and other construction equipment being transported with blade intact. For more information call Alabama DOT.
Escort Vehicle Requirements
shall be a pickup truck or a passenger automobile, carryall or station wagon.
Travel Time and Weekend Travel
One-half hour before Sunrise to one-half hour after Sunset. Travel is allowed all day Saturday, and no Sunday travel. Loads 120' to 150' in length are restricted from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Travel is prohibited on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. The State Permit Office will be closed on the above-mentioned holidays as well as Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Good Friday, Columbus Day and Veteran's Day. Travel will not be restricted on these additional days.
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