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City of Colorado Springs / Traffic Engineering / Traffic Operations / Oversize Load Permits

Oversize Load Permits

The City of Colorado Springs reviews and issues various Transportation and Oversize load permits for vehicles traveling on the City's roadways.
Oversize Load Permits
 
Applications and subsequent approval for the appropriate permits for specific oversized loads on the City of Colorado Springs roadways are obtained through the Traffic Engineering Office located in Suite 401 of the City Administration Building at 30 S. Nevada Avenue. To speak with a staff member concerning Oversize Load Permits please contact (719) 385-5908.
 
Please be advised that a single, annual, and/or house move permit is required if the following lengths, heights, and/or weights are beyond the legal limits defined by Colorado Revised Statutes 42-4-501 through 42-4-512.
 
Please note: Weights can not exceed existing bridge weight limitations:
 
Legal Load and Size Limits on City Streets (Weights are Total Gross Weights of Vehicle & Load)
 
Maximum Weight on any one axle (with low pressure tires): 20,000 lbs
 
Maximum Gross Weight of Single Vehicle with two axles: 36,000 lbs
 
Maximum Gross Weight of Single Vehicle with three or more axles: 54,000 lbs
 
W= 1,000 (L+40), W= the gross weight in pounds, L= the length in feet between the centers of the first and last axles of such vehicles or combination of vehicles, but in computation of this formula no gross vehicle weight shall exceed 85,000 lbs.
 
Maximum Height (Total distance from ground to top part of load): 13'0"
 
Maximum Width: 8'6"
 
Maximum Length of any Single Vehicle: 45'0"
 
Maximum Length of any Combination of Vehicle: 70'0"
 
Customer should submit their Oversize Load Permit Application and all supporting documentation to the Traffic Engineering Office a minimum of 10 business days prior to the scheduled move and/or expiration of current permit for the permit review process.
 
If you have further questions please contact the Colorado Springs Police Departments Motor Unit at (719) 444-7899 or the Colorado Port of Entry at (719) 481-2281. For additional requirements that may prevail governing specific length, height, width, and weight please see Colorado Revised Statutes 42-4-501 through 42-4-512.
 
Click here to apply for a truck permit.
 
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Phone number: (719) 385-5908

email address: TruckPermit@springsgov.com