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AK-Alaska

State Police : (907) 269-5511

OD Permits : (907) 365-1200

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Registration maximum weight (Cab card) :

Operating time :  Daylight only (one-half hour before sunset to one-half hour after sunset), Monday through Saturday. Legal width, and up to 15' high and 75' long may travel anytime. Up to 10' wide may travel Weekends. Over 10' wide may travel until 12:00 noon on Saturdays.

Weights : Depends on route of travel, distance and bridges to be crossed. Single – 30,000 , Tandem – 42,000, Tri-Axle – 48,000, Quad – 80,000

Size : Depends on route of travel, distance and bridges to be crossed.

Escorts : Length over 85' – 1 escort, over 100' – 2 escorts, Overhang over 10' rear – 1 escort (can use extended light bar for up to 20' in lieu of escort).

Width : over 10’– 1 escort, over 12' – 2 escorts, over 14' – minimum of 3 escorts.

Height : not specified.

Weight, when special bridge crossing conditions such as straddling center line are enacted – 2 escorts.

Signs :  “Oversize” signs required on any wide load. Flags are required on over width loads/vehicles and on overhangs. Signs or flags are not required for movements that are overweight only.

General : Alaska oversize permits are valid for three days, but more time may be requested for distance or weather related issues. Spring thaw weight restrictions may restrict weights to 85%, 75%, or even 50% of normal allowed weights during spring thaw conditions. These may be enacted approximately between March and June each year, depending on routes and weather conditions.