The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Indiana Department of Revenue have officially made a decision on some changes to their oversize/overweight permitting program effective Monday, July 16, 2018.
The state had proposed some major changes to steer/axle, permit times for loads over 134,000 pounds and bridge fee changes, and after some talks regarding changes with the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) and other industry groups, the state is moving forward.
Changes by INDOT include:
Vehicles weighing 350,000 pounds or more will no longer be eligible for 30-day route preapprovals
Steer/front axle may not exceed 20,000 pounds GAW
All other axles may not exceed 24,000 pounds GAW
Bridge engineering analysis currently required for vehicles weighing 200,000 pounds or more, will now be required for vehicles weighing more than 134,000 pounds
Self-propelled equipment may not exceed these axles weights and all permit applications for self-propelled equipment will receive a full bridge analysis and may need to make route and other modifications
The SC&RA had advocated for these changes to be postponed for up to six months.
Example = $20 + $10 + $25 + 38 bridges ($10) + 100 miles ($1.00) = $535.00
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