New Mexico

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DOT Office

P.O. Box 1628
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Permit Office




External Website

Insurance Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1628
Santa Fe, NM 87504
  • Needs insurance certificate made out to: State of New Mexico Attn: Permit Department PO Box 1628 Santa Fe, NM 87504

Permit Validity

3 Consecutive Days

Transportation Restrictions

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

If the holiday falls on a day other than Monday or Saturday, movement restricted from sunset of the day preceding to sunrise of the day following.  When a holiday falls on a Monday, movement is prohibited after sunset of the preceding Saturday until sunrise on the following Tuesday.  If a holiday falls on a Saturday, movement is prohibited after sunset of the preceding Friday until sunrise on the following Monday

Operating Time

30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset Monday through Sunday

Transportation Requirements


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

Oversize Load Signs

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


12” red or orange flags should be placed at the four corners and extremities of any oversize load.


Bulldozer blades and arms over 14′ wide should be detached and hauled in a manner to not
create a safety hazard. Dozer blades shorter than 14′ wide may be hauled without being
detached provided the dozer is firmly supported. If buckets, blades, and/or counterweights are
easy to remove, they must be removed, but can be hauled with the load. Blade can be detached
and hauled with the dozer on the same trailer if the load would be overweight with or without the
blade. It should be stated on the permit.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Axles Determined on a Case-by-Case Basis
Gross Weight 170,000 lbs.
Width 20'
Height 15'6"
Length No Set Maximum

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width 14’1”-17’11” 1*
Width 18’-19’11” 2 (Front & Rear)
Width 20’-24’11” 3*
Width Over 25’ 4-6*
Length 90’1”-110’ 1*
Length Over 110' 2 (Front & Rear)

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Hours of Operation

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