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DOT Office

1263 S Stewart St
Ste 102
Carson City, NV 89712

Permit Office




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Permit Validity

5 Consecutive Days

Transportation Restrictions

The following holidays are observed: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

If a holiday falls on a Monday, then holiday hours are from Noon on the Friday immediately preceding the holiday to Midnight on the Monday on which the holiday is observed.  If a holiday other than Thanksgiving falls on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, holiday hours are from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM on the day of the holiday.  If a holiday falls on a Friday, holiday hours are from Noon on the Thursday immediately preceding the holiday till Midnight on the Sunday immediately following the holiday.

For travel during holiday hours or on a weekend over the portion of Interstate Highway 80 between Sparks (Exit 21 and the boundary of California or over the portion of Interstate Highway 15 between Las Vegas (Exit 33 and the boundary of California loads may not exceed 12’ wide, 15’ high, 110’ long, or 15’ overhang.

Operating Time

Transports under 12’ wide, 15’ high, 110’ long, or with 15’ overhang may travel during hours of darkness

Weekend Travel

Loads not exceeding 14’ wide, 15’ high, 110’ long, or 15’ overhang may travel on the weekend.

Transportation Requirements

Provision Regulations


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

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” signs are required for any oversize load.


18” Red or Orange flags required at the four corners and widest points of any oversize load and for any rear overhand exceeding 4’.

Oversize vehicles require flashing amber lights on the extreme front and sides of the load while traveling at night.

Any rear overhang exceeding 4’ requires two red flags during daylight and two red lights for night travel.


Dozer blade can be detached and hauled with the dozer on the same trailer if the load would be
overweight with or without the blade.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Single Axle 28,000 lbs.
Tandem Group 45,675 lbs.
Gross Weight 500,000 lbs
Width 19’ on 4-Lane Highway, 17’ on 2-Lane Highway
Height 18'
Length 200'

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width Over 12'-14' 1 Front On 2 or 3-Lane Highways
Width Over 14'-16' 2 (Front & Rear) On 2 or 3-Lane Highways
Width Over 14' 1 Rear On 4 (or more)-Lane Highways
Width Over 16' 2 (Front & Rear)
Width 17'-19' 3 (Front, Rear, & Utility) On 2-Lane Highways
Width Over 19' 3 (Front, Rear, & Utility) On 4-Lane Highways
Height Over 15'6" 1 Front With High Pole
Length Over 110' 1 Rear
Front Overhang Over 25' 1 Front
Rear Overhang Over 25' 2 Rear

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