Connecticut Oversize/Overweight Permits
Call (888) 799-8858 for Connecticut Oversize/Overweight permits.
- Single trip Oversize/Overweight Permit – Valid for 3 days
- Industrial Permit
- Annual Divisible Permit
- Monthly Divisible Permit
- Annual Non-divisible Permit
- Annual Milk Permit
OPERATING TIME: Hours of operation are limited to daylight only (one-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset). No weekends or holidays. Weekend travel is not allowed for overweight only loads. No moves 6:30 to 9:00 a.m. or 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Loads 13’6″ wide or over 14′ high can only travel Tuesday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
|Height||13’6″ (Note: CT will not issue a permit for overheight for any kind of a building.)|
|Overhang||Maximum overhang shall not exceed 1/3 the length of the load|
|Note||You can be fined $750 if you have a 53′ semi-trailer traveling without a permit and kingpin setting over 43′ if you are traveling empty unless the return trip is shown on your permit.|
Everything that exceeds 150′ length, 16′ height, 16′ width, 200,000 lbs. is considered to be a Super Load.
|Height||15′ (Route survey required for height over 14′); 13’6” is the maximum height for any kind of building|
Obtain Connecticut Oversize/Overweight permits by calling (888) 799-8858.
Escort / Pilot Car Requirements
|Width over 12′ but less than 13’6″||1 Rear on divided highways
1 Front on undivided highways
|Width 13’6″ or greater||2 (Front & Rear) on all highways|
|Width 15′ or grater||1 Front and 2 Rear Escorts|
|Width over 13’5″ & height over 15′||2 Connecticut State Police Escorts|
|Height over 14′||1 Front Escort|
|Height over 15’4″||1 Front Connecticut Police Escort|
|Overhang more than 25′ (at point of overhang)||1|
|Length over 80′
|1 Rear Escort
1 Rear or 2 (rear/front) on undivided highways
2 escorts (rear/front)
SIGNS & FLAGS
“Oversize Load” signs are required to be present on loads over 10′ wide or 13’6″ high. Over 4′ of overhang must be flagged during the day and well-lit at night. Flags are required on all corners of the permitted vehicle on any oversize or overweight load, and on the widest points of loads.
Daylight hours, Monday through Friday, no moves during the peak hours of 6:30-9:00 a.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Loads 13’6” wide or over 14’ high travel only 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday only.
Mobile homes 14’ wide travel 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m Monday through Friday.
No commercial vehicles are allowed on Route 15 – Wilbur Cross Parkway.
I-95 travel is restricted to legal gross weight limits and legal axles between the New York State line and New Haven.