State Police : (208) 884-7220
OD Permits : (208) 334-8420
Road Conditions : Live Map
2017 Sunrise/Sunset chart
Registration maximum weight (cab card) : 129000
Operating time : One half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, including Saturdays and Sundays (majority of routes). Up to and including 10' wide, 110' long or 14'6 high, travel is allowed 24/7 (majority of routes) with lighting as specified on permit. Weekend travel is allowed on majority of routes during daytime hours.
If over 13' wide, movement prohibited between 6:30 – 8:30 a.m., 11:30 – 1:30 p.m., and 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Boise, Caldwell, Coeurd'Alene, Idaho Falls, Lewiston, Nampa, Pocatello, Twin Falls, Garden City and Chubbuck. Holiday travel restrictions may depend on dimension.
Weights : Weight: Single – 33,000 to 22,000* Tandem – 56,000 to 38,500* Tridem – 70,500 to 48,000* Steer – 600 pounds per inch of tread width (13,200 pounds for 11" tires) * Group weight maximums depend on route classification, with Interstate routes getting the highest. Loads exceeding these dimensions or are considered as Super Loads.
Size : Width: 16' Height: 15'6 Length: 110'.
Escorts : On 2-Lane Highways: Width: Over 12' – 1 escort; over 14' – 2 escorts; over 16' – may require 3 escorts Height: Over 16' – 1 escort. Length: Over 100' – 1 escort. Overhang: Over 25' rear – 1 escort.
On Interstate System: Width: Over 15' – 1 escort; over 16' – may require 2 or 3 escorts Height: Over 16' – 1 escort. Length: Over 120' – 1 escort. Overhang: Over 25' rear – 1 escort.
Signs : "Oversize Load" signs are required on all over width loads. Flags are required on all four corners and extremities of over width loads and on rear overhang exceeding 4'. Overweight only loads do not require signs or flags.
General : Permits valid for five days. All lift axles must be on the ground if exceeding legal axle weights. Blades, buckets, etc. may be taken off and hauled on the same load, depending on route and situation. State will determine on a case-by-case basis. 53' semi-trailer on National Network, 48' trailer on non-N.N. (“non-designated”) Note: Several 2-lane highways in Idaho are non-designated, including US-12 except in the Lewiston to Spalding, US-93 from Salmon to Challis, and US-95 from Council to Grangeville. For divisible loads, trailers exceeding 48’ are only allowed with an annual extra length permit, and the tractor-trailer off-track measurement must not exceed 5.50 feet (3.00 on a few mountain routes). Non-divisible loads are covered by single or annual permit, without regard to off-track amount.