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Arizona DOT Permit Regulations for Oversize/Overweight Load Flags/Banners/Signs/Lights, Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Daylight hours, (one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset). Loads/vehicles not over 10′ wide or 14′ high or not over 10′ rear overhang are allowed continuous travel. Loads not over 14′ wide, 16′ high, 120′ long and 250,000 pounds may travel on Interstate and specified state routes from 3:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on weekends. Over dimensional vehicles are not permitted during the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

"Oversized Load" Banner Regulations and Requirements

All overwidth loads 9' or more wide must display "Oversize Load" signs. Size: 6' long, 1' high Letters: Black, 6" high, 1" brushstroke Background: Yellow

Flag Requirements

All oversize vehicles must display 18” square fluorescent orange or red flags at four corners at the extremities of the load and on the extremity of extensions beyond the four corners of the load (Ref Sec R17-6-302).

Warning Lights: Color and Placement

All Oversize Vehicles -During night time operations, red warning lights at four corners at the extremities of the load and on the extremity of extension beyond the four corners of the load (Ref Sec R17-6-304).

Source of Information:

Arizona Administrative Codes R17-6-101, Title 17, Chapter 6

http://apps.azsos.gov/public_services/Title_17/17-06.pdf

What is considered as "Oversized Load" in Arizona?

DIMENSIONS: Width: 8' (Roadways <12 ft) Width 8' 6" (Roadways 12' &+) Height: 13' 6" Length: Single Vehicle - 40' Truck-semi-trailer - 57' 6" Legal Overhang - 3' Front; 6' Rear WEIGHTS Single Axle: 20,000 LB. Tandem Axle: 34,000 lb. Tridem: 42,000 lb. Gross Weight: 80,000

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