Permits, Routing & Escorts
Columbus Ohio Oversize Permits & Escort Information
WE ARE NOT A PERMIT SERVICE NOR DO WE ARRANGE PERMITS FOR CARRIERS. THIS IS STRICTLY JUST FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES. WE DO NOT ENSURE THE ACCURACY OF THE BELOW INFORMATION SO BE SURE TO READ YOUR PERMIT SHEETS CAREFULLY!
Note: For state regulations, see Ohio OD Regulations
Weight and Dimensions Restrictions
The City of Columbus Permit Section issues permits to mitigate the deterioration of streets, highways, bridges, utilities and other City-owned structures caused by overweight and oversized vehicles.
- Single Trip permits will be issued for a specific origin and destination. The permit may also include a return to the stated point of origin. This type of permit would be appropriate when a load in needed at a job site and is then returned to the point or origin all within the effective dates of the permit. Application must include the specific route proposed.
- Single Trip permits will be issued for vehicles that are over 120,000 pounds gross weight and/or over 90 feet in length and/or over 11 feet in width and/or above 13′-6″ in height.
- Single Trip permits are issued to the specific truck or commercial tractor used for the load or loads. When indicated on the application, various trailers may be used. On overweight configurations, the trailers must be identical as far as number of axles, axle spacings, axle weights, and number of tires on each axle and the sizes of those tires.
- Permittee will have 5 consecutive days to move the vehicle.
For General Special Hauling Permit Requirements see https://webcache.com/search?q=cache:yYug-LnfankJ:
Below is a list of the cities and where to find their updated permits
The following pages provide links to the city's general guidelines for oversize permits and escorts for over dimensional/heavy haul shipping. City regulations are subject to change. If you find something incorrect let us know and we will verify and update the page accordingly.
Click on the cities below for links to the city's guidelines for permitting oversize loads and escorts for over dimensional / heavy haul shipping. These regulations are subject to change for each state. If something doesn't look correct, give us a shout and let us know so we can property update the page.