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Columbus Oversize/Overweight Permit And Regulations

Note: For state regulations, see OD Regulations By State


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

  • 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:
https://www.columbus.gov/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx%3Fid%3D75079+&cd=5&hl=it&ct=clnk&gl=it


Simplify Your Oversize/Overweight Loads

  • Instantly Determine Permit & Escort Costs
  • Optimize Your Quote, Permit Processes
  • Understand Equipment Limits

Carriers
Brokers / 3PLs
Owner Ops
Shippers