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Alabama Oversize Permits

Oversize Permits: Alabama oversize permits are substantial for five consecutive days, Should have a permit going before entering the state.

Alabama (AL) Oversize (OS)/ Overweight (OW) permits & Trucking Services across USA and Canada

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Alabama Oversize/Overweight Permits:  Alabama oversize permits are substantial for five consecutive days, Should have a permit going before entering the state.

Alabama (AL) Schedule Time : Daylight only (one-half hour before dawn to a one-half hour later nightfall) Monday through Saturday. No movement on Sundays.

Travel Restrictions: No movement on significant occasions and Holiday ends of the week.

Alabama (AL) Oversize/ Overweight  Permit Legal Dimensions:

Length: 57 feet trailers
53 feet- 6 inches on streets under 12 feet wide
85 feet overall (unless the trailer exceeds 57 feet)

Overhang: 10 feet front, 5 feet rear

Please Note: 60 feet Structural steel is exempt from permits and escorts

Width: 8 feet 6 inches (8 feet on way paths under 12 feet wide)

Height: 13 feet 6 inches

Weight: 80,000 Gross
Single – 20,000 pounds
Tandem – 34,000 pounds
Tridem – 42,000 pounds

Alabama (AL) Oversize/ Overweight Routine Permit Limits:

Length: 150 feet (maximum overhang 20 feet)

Overhang: 20 feet back overhang is the most extreme allowed.

Width: 16 feet (over 16 feet cannot use Interstate)

Height: 16 feet

5 axles – 102,000 pounds
6 axles – 124,000 pounds
7 axles – 146,000 pounds
8 axles – 168,000 pounds

Maximum without special permission
Steer – 14,000 pounds
Single – 22,000 pounds
Tandem – 44,000 pounds
Tridem – 66,000 pounds
Quad – 88,000 pounds
Note: If any Load exceeds the above dimensions, over 180,000 pounds are Super Loads.

Alabama (AL) Oversize/ Overweight Escort Requirements (PILOT CARS):

Length: With legal trailer length
over 90 feet – 1 escort
over 105 feet – 2 escorts
Trailer length over 57 feet – 1 back escort

Overhang: over 5 feet back overhang – 1 escort.

Width: over 12 feet – 1 escort.

Height: over 16 feet * – 1 escort *(may be required at lower heights on certain routes)

Bucket or Blade Rule in Alabama: If bucket or blade extends past the trailer’s sides at 12 feet wide – 1 escort. (No escort needed assuming outriggers are utilized to prevent bucket or blade from distending sides of trailer).

Miscellaneous: Bulldozers, front-end loaders, and similar equipment shall be loaded with the blade to the back any time the blade protrudes beyond the transporting vehicle.
The overweight dozer and blade should be attached, or else dragged on separate loads if the blade is disconnected.
60 feet Structural steel is free from permits and escorts.

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS: “Oversize Load” signs front and back of any over width or length vehicle. Flags must be placed at the front and back corners of an over-dimensional load or vehicle. Over 4 feet back overhang requires lights at night. (Over 5 feet requires a permit, and can’t run at night). There are no signs or flag necessities for over height only or overweight only loads.

Alabama Blade and Bucket Rule: 2 pilot cars are needed at 12 feet in Alabama any time a blade or bucket protrudes past the edges of the trailer. This applies to dozers, excavators, and some other equipment with a blade or bucket. Also, the blade or bucket must be loaded to the back.

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