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AZ-Arizona

State Police : (602) 223-2522

OD Permits : (602) 771-2960

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Registration maximum weight (cab card) : 80000

Operating time : Daylight hours, (one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset). Loads/vehicles not over 10' wide or 14' high or not over 10' rear overhang are allowed continuous travel. Loads not over 14' wide, 16' high, 120' long and 250,000 pounds may travel on Interstate and specified state routes from 3:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on weekends (except on holiday weekends and in curfew areas), but this must be requested when permit is ordered and must be stated on the permit. Note that loads over 11' wide will be required to have one escort to travel from 3 a.m. to noon on weekends, and loads 15' high and over will need escort with height pole.

Weights :Tandem – 46,000* Tri Axle – 51,450–53,974* Single – 28,000 *(Tandem and Tri Axle weights may vary depending on axle spacings, and axle width. For example, a tri Axle with 9' of axle spacing (4'6 + 4'6) and 8'0 axle width gets 51,450). Note: A "Class C Tri Axle Permit" can now be obtained to allow 59,168 pounds at 9' of Tri Axle spacing (57,960 at 8', 60,000 at 10'). However, this is only for travel on Interstates 10, 19 and 40, and for the portions of SR68 and US93 connecting I-40 and the Nevada line. Any other (including detour) routes will disqualify you. Over 14' wide, 16' high, 120' long and 250,000 requires a "Class C". A route survey may be required.

Size : width 14', height 16,' Length 120'

Escorts : Width over 14'– 1 or more escorts. Some restricted routes require 2 escorts over 12' wide and a few for over 10' wide. Height over 16' – 1 or more escort. Length over 120' – 1 or more escort. Overhang Front or Rear over 20' – 1 escort.

Signs : All over width vehicles or loads exceeding 9' in width shall display “Oversize Load” signs. All over width loads and vehicles must be flagged with red flags 12" square or larger on extremities. Any front or rear overhang must be flagged or lighted. Up to 10' overhang may travel at night, but must be lit and flagged. There are no sign or flag requirements for over height only or overweight only loads.

General :  Arizona oversize permits are valid for four days. Drivers have the option of purchasing permits at most Ports of Entry.

No O/D or O/W loads allowed on I-17, I-10 and SR 60 within city limits of greater Phoenix area, or I-10 or I-19 within city limits of greater Tucson area between hours of 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. weekdays. Local “Courtesy Permit”/route approval is required for O/D travel within Phoenix and Tucson.

Bulldozer blades and arms over 14' wide (measured at right angles to the trailer axis) shall be detached and hauled in a manner to not create a safety hazard. Bulldozer blades shorter than 14' wide may be hauled without being detached provided the bulldozer is firmly supported. If buckets, blades, counterweights, etc., are easy to remove, they must be removed, but can be hauled with the load. Blade can be detached and hauled with the bulldozer on same trailer if the load would be overweight with or without the blade, but it must be stated on the permit. On wide loads, side mirrors must extend far enough to avoid view being blocked by the load.