OPERATING TIME: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, including Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, vehicle/loads not exceeding 12′ wide, 14’6″ high and 105′ long, including legal overhangs, may run at night with proper lighting defined by Federal Regulations 49 CFR 393.11.
|Weight: Gross weight is legal up to 105,500 lbs. depending on a number of axles and their spacings:|
Divisible Loads Surpassing 80,000. You can surpass 80,000 gross without a permit on state highways and on Interstate highways as long as you are legal on all axle/group weights. Also, when you are licensed for at least the amount of your gross weight.
|Width||16′ (14′ on 2-lane highways)|
|Length||125′ trailer and load|
|Weight (Depends on axle spacings)||Gross Weights|
Note: On height clearances: Washington state oversize permits do not guarantee height clearances on permitted routes.
Loads exceeding these dimensions or exceeding 200,000 pounds are considered as Super Loads.
Requirements for Escort/Pilots Cars
On 2 Lane Highways
|Front overhang (depends on routes)|
When load measured from the center of the last axle exceeds 1/3 or the total length.
On multiple Lane Highways
|Height (county to city authorizations necessary for detours to accommodate move)|
Monday through Friday time/width curfew restrictions for the vicinities of Seattle-Everett, Tacoma, Olympia, Vancouver, and Kelso are listed on the Commuter Curfew Hours sheet which accompanies permits. A validation number for permission to use city routes in Seattle and Tacoma.
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