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

Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Travel is limited to 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset (exceptions may apply in certain cities and regions of the state (see Note 1) No movement is allowed on legal holidays. There may be additional local restrictions. Movement will not be allowed on the following holidays; New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.

"Oversized Load" Banner Regulations and Requirements

All oversize loads exceeding 10' 6"wide require OVERSIZE LOAD or WIDE LOAD signs on front of the load. For combination loads longer than 90', or single unit length of 50', an oversize load sign must also be attached to the rear of the load. Sign Size: 7' long, 18" high Letters: Black, 1' 5/8" brushstroke Background: Yellow

Flag Requirements

Red, yellow or orange fluorescent flags, 18' square in good condition with displayed at the extreme ends and/or projection all oversize loads.

Warning Lights: Color and Placement

No mention is made of lights.

Source of Information:

MoDOT Oversize Load Regulations

http://www.modot.org/mcs/documents/RegOversize.pdf

What is considered as "Oversized Load" in Missouri?

"DIMENSIONS: Width: 8' 6" Height: 15' (14' Interstates) Trailer Length: 53' Truck-Trailer: 53' Legal Overhang: Front: 3', Rear: 15' WEIGHTS: Per Single Axle: 22,400 lb. Max Gross Weight: 80,000 lb.

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