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DOT Office

830 MoDOT Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109

Permit Office




External Website

  • Must file New Hauler form for new customers.

Permit Validity

7 Travel Days

Transportation Restrictions

Travel restricted during the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  Travel is restricted for Thanksgiving beginning at 12:00 noon on Wednesday and resumes the following Monday.  If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the restriction applies till the following Monday.  On all holidays, the restriction begins at 12:00 noon on the day preceding the holiday or holiday weekend.

No movement is allowed in adverse conditions such as snow covered roads or when winds affect movement or when visibility is less than 500’.

No movement is allowed on weekend in the following areas:

Lake of the Ozarks area – From 5/25 to Labor Day:

Route 54 Between Route V In Miller County And Route Y In Camden County
Route 5 Between Route 54 And Gravois Mills
Route 42 Between Routes 54 And 134
Business 54 Between The East And West Junctions With Route 54

Branson area – From 5/01 – 11/2

Route 76 Between Routes 13 And 160
Route 13 Between Branson West And Route 86 West

No travel in the following areas during the following times (Weekdays only):

Area Routes Time
St. Louis County All Routes Except 370 6:30 AM – 9:00 AM | 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
St. Charles County I-70 EB Between Route 61 & The Missouri River Bridge 6:30 AM – 9:00 AM (E), 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM(W)
St. Charles County Route 40/61 Between The Missouri River Bridge And I-70 And Route 94 Between Route 370 And Route 40/61 6:30 AM – 9:00 AM | 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Jefferson County I-55 Between The St. Ouis County Line And Route 67, Route 21 And Route 30 Between St. Louis County Line And Route 61/67 6:30 AM – 9:00 AM | 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Kansas City Area All Routes Inside The Area Bounded By Routes 150, 291, I-470, 152 West To I-435 Exit 24 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM | 4:00 PM –  6:00 PM

Operating Time

Half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset.

Weekend Travel

Travel allowed on Saturday and Sunday for moves under 14’ wide.

Transportation Requirements


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

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” signs required for loads over 10’6” wide or 90’ long or for single unit vehicles over 50’ long.


18” red or orange flags required at the extreme ends or projections of all overwidth and overlength loads.


Dozer blades can be hauled on the same trailer if not creating the oversize / overweight if the
blade or bucket is permanently attached, can be hauled together.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Single Axle 22,400 lbs.
Tandem Group 46,000 lbs.
Tridem Group 60,000 lbs.
Quad Group 72,000 lbs.
Gross Weight 160,000 lbs.
Width 16'
Height 16'
Length 150'

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width Over 12'6"-14' 1 Front On Divided Highways, 2 (Front & Rear) On 2-Lane Highways
Width Over 14'-16' 1 Rear On Interstates And Divided Highways, 2 (Front & Rear) Other Highways
Height Over 15'6" 1 Front W/ Height Pole
Length Over 90' 1 Rear

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Donald Beeman, President Donald Beeman, President

Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

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Hours of Operation

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