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

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Indiana Oversize / Overweight Regulations

Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Loads up to 10' wide, 13' 6' high, and 110' long and under 200,000 lbs. are permitted continuous travel 7 days a week. 10’-14’4” wide, up to 15’ high, or over 110’ long, may travel 7 days a week in daylight hours (from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset). Between 14’4” and 16’ wide may travel daylight hours Monday - Friday . Over 16’ wide, or over 15’ high, or over 200,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight may travel Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm (other provisions may apply).

Permitted vehicles restricted on state highways 12:00 noon the last weekday preceding and continuing until ½ hour before sunrise on the day following: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving day and Christmas day.

"Oversized Load" Banner Regulations and Requirements

All oversize loads require an "OVERSIE LOAD" sign front and rear: Size: 6-8' long, 18" high by Letters: Black, 12" high, 2" stroke Background: Yellow

Flag Requirements

Required on all over-width or over-length loads: 2 red or fluorescent orange flags, 18" square are required widest extremities of the load.

Warning Lights: Color and Placement

Oversize loads must have low beam headlights on while transporting a load.

Source of Information:

Indiana Department of Revenue, Oversize/Overweight (see Vehicle General Provisions)

What is considered as "Oversized Load" in Indiana?

Dimensions: Width: 8' 6" Height: 13' 6"' Length Overall 60'' Legal Overhang: Front 4', Rear 10'

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