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Maryland Oversize and Overweight Permits and Regulations

Contact (877) 792-5056 for Oversize Permits in Maryland.
When shipping an oversize and overweight load in Maryland, shipping permits are a must. Therefore, it’s good to contact a Company like Wide Load Shipping to help you get the paperwork in order. Below we have more information about load limits, permits, superloads, and pilot cars in Maine. 2018 Volvo L180H wheel loader haul

Oversize Load Limits in Maryland

The following are the legal load dimensions and weight limits in Maryland.
  • Length: 65 feet.
  • Overhang: 3’ front and 6’ rear.
  • Weight: 80,000 lbs GVW.
  • Tandem: 34,000 lbs.
  • Width: 8 feet.
  • Height: 13’ 6 feet.

When Are You Required to Have Pilot Cars in Maryland?

When a load exceeds the following weight and dimensions, it must be accompanied by a pilot car.
  • Length: Over 120’
  • Weight: Over 110,000 lbs.
  • Width: Over 13’ requires 1 pilot car in front. Over 14’ requires 1 pilot car in front and 1 pilot car in the rear.
  • Height: Over 16’.

Oversize and Overweight Permit Limits in Maryland

The following are the maximum legal dimensions and weight limits for load transport permits in Maryland.
  • Length: 120 feet.
  • Width: 16 feet.
  • Height: 14’ 6 feet.
  • Weight: Less than 120,000 (non-Interstate) to 150,000 (Interstate), single – 27,000 lbs., tandem – 52,000 lbs., tridem – 63,000 lbs.
NOTES: Loads exceeding any of these weights/dimensions are classified as super loads. Over 120,000 pounds gross on any non-Interstate route is a superload.

What’s the Cost of Trucking Permits In Maryland?

Below is the accurate cost of oversize and overweight permits in Maryland. Wide Load Shipping will help you acquire permits for your oversize and overweight load. Call us at (877) 792-5056.
  • Special trucking permits: $ 30 for the first 40 tons or less. In addition, $5 fee for weight above 40 tons and a $5 fee for a 3-day extension
  • 30-day permit (blanket): $50
  • Book: $300
We Offer Trucking Permits in the Following Cities in Maryland; Baltimore, MD; Frederick, MD; Rockville, MD; Gaithersburg, MD; Bowie, MD; Annapolis, MD; Gaithersburg, MD; Hagerstown, MD; Salisbury, MD; Cumberland, MD; Bethesda, MD; Dundalk, MD; Towson, MD; Bowie, MD; Aspen Hill, MD; Wheaton, MD; North Bethesda, MD; Severn, MD; Bel Air South, MD; Potomac, MD; We Offer Trucking Permits in the Following Counties in Maryland; Montgomery County; Prince George’s County; Baltimore County; Baltimore city/county; Anne Arundel County; Howard County; Frederick County; Harford County; Carroll County; Charles County; Washington County; St. Mary’s County; Cecil County; Wicomico County; Calvert County; Allegany County; Worcester County; Queen Anne’s County; Talbot County; Caroline County ; Dorchester County; Garrett County; Somerset County; Kent County;

Oversize Load Travel Times and Restrictions in Maryland

Times that you are not allowed to travel within the state of Maryland with oversize or heavy haul loads: Daylight hours are defined as a one-half hour after sunrise and one-half hours before sunset. You may not travel on Sunday. Saturday travel is permitted until noon. Maryland State DOT has different curfews that must be followed in areas with high traffic densities. Typically these hours are from 9 AM until 3:30 PM. No travel is usually allowed between these hours. Maryland has many toll bridges and tunnels that may charge additional fees. You should contact the Maryland Transportation Authority (US-50: 410–537–6601, I95: 410–537–1150, FC Key Bridge: 410–537–7600). When traveling on toll roads, bridges, or tunnels, always check your physical permit for curfew times, especially if you’re over 45 gross tons, 100 feet in length, or over 12 feet wide. If you’re over 14 feet, you will not be permitted to travel between 9 AM and 3:30 PM on any highway. Travel is not permitted on any of the following holidays: 
  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
The Maryland state DOT permit office for oversize and heavy haul loads is closed on the holidays mentioned above and Martin Luther King Day, Columbus Day, and election day and is also closed on the day after Thanksgiving. However, travel isn’t restricted these days. No movements across any toll facilities are permitted from noon Friday until 9:00 am Monday, including I-95 from Baltimore to the Delaware state line. Over 12′ wide or over 92,000 pounds can only travel 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (and Saturday until Noon) when on the Capital Beltway I-495/I-95 and Baltimore Beltway I-695. If 14′ wide or more, travel is only permitted from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (and Saturday until Noon on any roads/highways).

Recent Load Hauled in Maryland

  • Origin: Rigby, ID 83442
  • Destination: Bango, MD 04401
  • Specs: 32L x 8W x 10H
  • Weight: 18,000lbs

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