Do You Need a Colorado Trucking Permit?

DOT Office

4201 E. Arkansas Ave. Suite 290
Denver, CO 80222

Permit Office

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Central Time



External Website

Permit Validity

5 Days

Transportation Restrictions

Travel restricted any time on Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

Travel is allowed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  However, if any holiday falls on a Saturday, travel restricted on the previous Friday, and if the holiday falls on a Sunday, travel restricted on the following Monday.

In the Cripple Creek area, travel restricted on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and New Year’s Day during the hours of 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM on the following routes:

  • SH 24 between SH 67 at Divide and Woodland Park
  • SH 67 between SH 24 at Divide and Cripple Creek.

Travel restricted during inclement weather and adverse road conditions such as water, ice, and snow reducing actual lane widths, and visibility is less than 1,000 lbs.

Denver Area – Travel restricted 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM and 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Pueblo Area-Travel restricted 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM and 4:00 pm – 6:00 PM

Central City-Travel Restricted 3:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Operating Time

Varies per permit

Weekend Travel

Travel is permitted Saturday and Sunday

Transportation Requirements


Anything over Routine Issue dimensions requires special approval by the DOT.

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” signs required for any oversize transport.


Red flags are required at the end of any overhang over 4’. At night, a red light is required at the end of overhang over 4’.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Single Axle 22,000-27,000 lbs.
Tandem Group 42,000-50,000 lbs.
Tridem Group 55,000-65,000 lbs.
Quad Group Up to 72,000 lbs.
Gross Weight 200,000 lbs.
Width 17'
Height 16'
Length 110' On Mountainous 2 Lane Highways
Length 120' On All Non-Mountainous 2 Lane Highways
Length 130' On All 4-Lane Highways
Overhang 25' Front | 35' Rear

Maximum permitted weights depend on route classification and axle spacings

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Blue Routes
Width 8'6" up to 11' 1 Rear
Width 11' - 13' 2 (Front & Rear)
Yellow Routes
Width 11' up to 13' 1 Front
Width 13' - 15' 2 (Front & Rear)
Green Routes
Width 13' up to 15' 1 Rear - 4-Lane Highways
Width 15' - 17' 2 (Front & Rear) - 2-Lane Highways
Width 15' - 17' 1 Rear - 4-Lane Highways
White Routes
Width 15' - 17' 1 Rear
Length 85' up to 110' 1 Front - Mountainous 2-Lane Highways
Length 110' -115' 1 Front - 2-Lane Highways
Length Over 115' 1 Rear - 4-Lane Highways
Height Over 16' 1 Front with High Pole
Front Overhang Over 15' 1 Front
Rear Overhang Over 25' 1 Rear

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Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM EST