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South Carolina Oversize Annual Permit | Oversize Overweight Load Annual Permits


The Department of Transportation may issue special permits authorising the movement of vehicles or combinations of vehicles exceeding the State weight limits. Though all vehicles and loads are eligible for consideration, specific consideration is given to loads that cannot be disassembled readily (S.C. Code Ann. §57-3-130). Multitrip permits may be issued by the Department of Transportation for overweight non-divisible loads (S.C. Code Ann. §57-3-150).

Maximum Dimensions: 

Non-divisible loads: up to 14 wide, 13’6 high and 90,000 lbs gross weight on 5 or more axles (not to exceed 40,000 lbs. per tandem). 

Maximum Overall Vehicle Length Bumper to Bumper 40’

Cost: $100

Time, it takes to receive: 1 business day

Mailing method: online

Commodity specific? Truck specific

Need to obtain a route? No

Multiple Trip Permits may travel all US, SC and Interstate routes (unless posted for load) with the maximum dimensions defined above. Travel on secondary routes is prohibited; an additional route specific permit must be obtained from the permit office when traveling on secondary roads.

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