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Philadelphia Oversize/Overweight Permit And Regulations

Note: For state regulations, see OD Regulations By State


Weight and Dimensions Restrictions

City of Philadelphia Standard Special Hauling Permit

A City of Philadelphia Standard Special Hauling Permit is required when traveling on any city street, state route, or interstate highway in the City of Philadelphia and the vehicle and/or load is:

  • over 40'-0" long as a single vehicle;
  • over 60'-0" long as  a combination vehicle;
  • over 70'-0" long as a combination transporting articles that are non-divisible as to length;
  • over 8'-0" wide (8'-6" for non-divisible loads operating on highways having a width of 20'-0" or more);
  • over 13'-6" high;
  • over 80,000 pounds or the maximum gross vehicle weight.

A City of Philadelphia Super Load Special Hauling Permit is required when traveling on any city street, state route, or interstate highway in the City of Philadelphia and the vehicle and/or load is:

  • over 160'-0" long;
  • over 16'-0" wide;
  • over 16'-0" high;
  • over 201,000 pounds. 


For Permit Costs and Requirements see https://secure.phila.gov/Streets/HaulingPermit/Default.aspx


Simplify Your Oversize/Overweight Loads

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

Carriers
Brokers / 3PLs
Owner Ops
Shippers