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IRP Carrier Manual - Appendix A

Jurisdiction Weight Limits and Trip Permits

Types of Vehicles


Illustration of Truck - Tractor (<abbr>TT</abbr>)

Truck - Tractor (TT)

Illustration of Truck (<abbr>TR</abbr>)

Truck (TR)

Illustration of Bus (<abbr>BS</abbr>)

Bus (BS)


Maximum Weights For IRP Jurisdictions

Jurisdiction Maximum Weight Notes
Alabama 80,000 lbs. Requires special permits over 80,000 lbs.
Alberta 63,500 kg
Arizona 80,000 lbs.
Arkansas 80,000 lbs.
British Columbia 63,500 kg
California 80,000 lbs.
Colorado 80,000 lbs.
Connecticut NO MAX Overweight permits are limited to the weight shown on the cab card.
Delaware 80,000 lbs.
District of Columbia 80,000 lbs.
Florida 80,000 lbs.
Georgia 80,000 lbs.
Idaho 130,000 lbs. Contact Idaho IRP for information when applying over 80,000 lbs.
Illinois 80,000 lbs.
Indiana 80,000 lbs.
Iowa NO MAX Requires special permits over 80,000 lbs.
Kansas 85,500 lbs.
Kentucky 80,000 lbs.
Louisiana 88,000 lbs. Only tridum rear axle vehicles are permitted over 80,000 lbs.
Maine 100,000 lbs.
Manitoba 62,500 kg
Maryland 80,000 lbs.
Massachusetts NO MAX
Michigan 160,001
Minnesota 80,000 lbs. Requires overweight permit when over 80,000 lbs.
Mississippi 80,000 lbs.
Missouri 80,000 lbs.
Montana 132,000 lbs. Requires special permits over 80,000 lbs.
Nebraska 94,000 lbs. Requires special permits over 80,000 lbs. on Interstate
Nevada 80,000 lbs.
New Brunswick 62,500 kg
Newfoundland 62,500 kg
New Hampshire 80,000 lbs.
New Jersey 80,000 lbs.
New Mexico 80,000 lbs.
New York NO MAX On designated highways, maximum is 80,000 lbs.
North Carolina 80,000 lbs.
North Dakota 105,500 lbs. Requires special permits over 80,000 lbs.
Nova Scotia 58,500 kg
Ohio 80,000 lbs.
Oklahoma 90,000 lbs.
Ontario 63,500 kg
Oregon 105,500 lbs. Requires special permits over 80,000 lbs.
Pennsylvania 80,000 lbs.
Prince Edward Island 62,500 kg
Quebec 8 Axles
Rhode Island 80,000 lbs.
Saskatchewan 62,500 kg
South Carolina 80,000 lbs.
South Dakota NO MAX
Tennessee 80,000 lbs.
Texas 80,000 lbs.
Utah 80,000 lbs.
Vermont 80,000 lbs.
Virginia 80,000 lbs.
Washington 105,500 lbs.
West Virginia 80,000 lbs.
Wisconsin 80,000 lbs.  
Wyoming 117,000 lbs. Weight includes the tolerance permitted on registration

Note: Exceeding the maximum weight may require the purchase of an overweight/oversize permit. Please contact the applicable jurisdictions.

Carriers based in jurisdictions outside of New York State are now able to obtain 'Divisible Load Permits', and must show the maximum combined gross weight (cgw) on the cab card. Carriers will pay fees through Ontario IRP to a maximum of 80,000 lbs., and will pay New York directly for extra weight through the 'Divisible Load Permit'. These carriers are also eligible to obtain 'Special Hauling Permits', which are issued for non-divisible loads and permit them to register in excess of 80,000 lbs. cgw, at the weight designated on the permit. Without a Special Hauling Permit or a Divisible Load Permit, carriers based outside of New York cannot legally operate in excess of 80,000 lbs. cgw in New York State.




IRP Trip Permits

Jurisdiction
Cost of Trip Permit
Obtained Prior to Entry
Alabama $20 for 7 days Yes
Alaska $350 for 30 days all trucks, vans, truck-tractors, buses.  $10 for 5 days all other commercial vehicles No
Alberta Varies by distance, net weight for 3 days No
Arizona Varies based on distance and number of axles for 96 hours No
Arkansas $33 for 72 hours No
British Columbia 1/12 of annual registration fee for vehicle weight No
California

$45 power unit for 4 days
$30 fuel tax permit for 4 days

Yes
Colorado $60 to $80 depending on weight for 72 hours No
Connecticut $15 for 72 hours Yes
Delaware $15 for 72 hours Yes
Dist of Columbia Trip permits are valid for a period of 6 days from their date of issuance to the expiration date. $50 fee Yes
Florida $30 for 10 days Yes
Georgia $30 for 72 hours Yes
Idaho $60 for single unit for 120 hours, $120 for combination for $120 No
Illinois $19 for 72 hours Yes
Indiana $15 for 72 hours Yes
Iowa $10 for 72 hours Yes
Kansas $26 for 72 hours No
Kentucky $40 for 10 days Yes
Louisiana $50 for 48 hours Yes
Maine $25 for 72 hours Yes
Manitoba Fees based on distance and load weight
Maryland $15 for 72 hours Yes
Massachusetts $15 for 72 hours Yes
Michigan $20 for 72 hours Yes
Minnesota $15 for 120 hours Yes
Mississippi $25 for 72 hours No
Missouri $10 for 72 hours Yes
Montana Varies depending on weight and distance for 72 hours Yes
Nebraska $25 for 72 hours No
Nevada $5 plus $0.15 per mile for 24 hours No
Newfoundland $50 truck, $100 truck tractor for various validation periods  
New Brunswick $23 unladen, $81 truck, $161 truck tractor for 5 days  
New Hampshire $15 for 72 hours Yes
New Jersey $25 for 72 hours No
New Mexico Varies upon distance and vehicle weight for 48 hours No
New York $15 for 72 hours Yes
North Carolina $15 for 10 days Yes
North Dakota $20 for 72 hours No
Nova Scotia $10 unladen, $50 truck, $100 truck tractor for 30 days  
Ohio $15 for 72 hours Yes
Oklahoma $12 for 72 hours Yes
Ontario $15 unladen, $75 truck, $132 truck tractor for 10 days Yes
Oregon $21 for 10 days No
Pennsylvania $15 for 72 hours Yes
Prince Edward Island $75 truck, $150 truck tractor for 5 days  
Quebec $38 for 10 days  
Rhode Island $25 for 72 hours No
Saskatchewan Varies by weight and distance for 24 hours  
South Carolina $15 for 72 hours (each unit) Yes
South Dakota $15 for 1 trip Yes
Tennessee $30 for 72 hours Yes
Texas $25 for 72 hours, $50 for 144 hours (each unit) Yes
Utah $25-$50 for 96 hours (each unit) No
Vermont $15 for 72 hours Yes
Virginia $15 for 10 days Yes
Washington $10 for 3 days Yes
West Virginia $24 for 5 days Yes
Wisconsin $15 for 72 hours Yes
Wyoming $20 for 96 hours (each unit) No

Note: Permit fees may be subject to change without notice



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