New Jersey

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DOT Office

Po Box 600, Trenton, NJ 08625

Permit Office



External Website

Permit Validity

5 Consecutive Days

Transportation Restrictions

The following holidays are restricted: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day and the Friday before, Independence Day, Labor Day and the Friday before, Thanksgiving and the previous Wednesday, and Christmas.  If a holiday falls on a Sunday, movement restricted the following Monday.  If a holiday falls on a Saturday, movement is restricted the preceding Friday.

No travel permitted on any toll road, without the express approval of the tolling authority, including, but not limited to, the South Jersey Transportation Authority for the Atlantic City Expressway; and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority for the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway.

Travel is not permitted when visibility is less than 500 feet during daylight hours, or when hazardous road conditions exist.

Operating Time

Sunrise to sunset

Weekend Travel

Travel allowed Saturday & Sunday.

Holiday Travel

Date Status Restrictions
3/30 CLOSED Travel allowed with a valid permit.

Transportation Requirements

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” signs required for any oversize loads.


18” red flags required at the four corners of an oversize vehicle and on any projections. When the vehicle is carrying an overwidth load the flags must be placed on the four corners of the load rather than the corners of the vehicle.


Dozer blades, buckets must be removed unless permanently mounted to load.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Axle Weights Follow Federal Bridge Formula
Width 16'
Height 16'
Length 100'
Weight 120,000 lbs.

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width Over 14' 1 Rear On 4-Lane Highways, 1 Front On Other Highways
Width Over 16' 2 (Front & Rear)
Height Over 14' 1 Front W/ Height Pole
Length Over 100' 1 Rear On 4-Lane Highways, 1 Front On Other Highways
Length Over 120' 2 (Front & Rear)

We are committed to providing expert-level guidance to truckers, transport agencies, and those seeking to secure their permits. It is our mission to keep you both safe and legal as you haul your loads. We pride ourselves on being fast and affordable. Let us support your fleet and learn what it means to work with America's most liked permit agency.

Donald Beeman, President Donald Beeman, President

Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

5410 Homberg Drive, Suite 33 Knoxville, TN 37919

Call (888) 963-0830

Fax (865) 963-0831

Email [email protected]

Hours of Operation

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