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Washington DC Oversize/Overweight Permit And Regulations

Note: For state regulations, see OD Regulations By State


Weight and Dimensions Restrictions

A Washington District of Columbia Oversize/Overweight Permit is required when traveling on any city street, state route, or interstate highway within the District and the vehicle and/or loads is:

  • Any vehicle exceeding the District axle and gross weight limitations (21,000 pounds for single axle, 34,000 pounds for tandem axle, see Chapter 25 of Title 18, DCMR);
  • Any vehicle wider than 8 feet - 6 inches (including load);
  • Any vehicle, other than a bus, over 40 feet long;
  • A vehicle with a combined overall length of over 55 feet;
  • A bus longer than 60 feet or wider than 8 feet - 6 inches;
  • A vehicle higher than 13 feet - 6 inches (including load.

For other details and costs see https://ddot.dc.gov/node/482382


Simplify Your Oversize/Overweight Loads

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

Carriers
Brokers / 3PLs
Owner Ops
Shippers