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WCS Permits & Pilot Cars to Exhibit at Breakbulk 2021

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars will be exhibiting at the 2021 project cargo and breakbulk industry trade show, Breakbulk Americas in Houston, Texas. The in-person trade show takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center September 28 – 30, which brings together providers of breakbulk and project cargo services. WCS Permits looks forward to […]

Columbus Day Restrictions

Columbus/Indigenous Day Restrictions Observed Monday, October 11, 2021 PROVIDED COURTESY OF: WCS Permits & Pilot Cars Check Holiday Restrictions on All State Blankets or Annual Permits Purchase OD Signage & Truck Safety Equipment at Store.WCSPermits.com Download PDF Version Purchase Your OD Signage & Truck Safety Equipment Our Oversize Load Signs Start at $14.99 Click here […]

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Team WCS to Participate in SC&RA Webinar

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars will have an active role in the upcoming Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s webinar on pre-trip planning for oversize loads. WCS Vice President of Operations, Becky Woods and National Pilot Car Manager, Valerie Daniel will both be panelists during the webinar on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Woods and Daniel will talk […]

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Who Needs an Oversize Load Permit?

Trucking and logistic industry professionals often are unsure if a specific load requires a permit. There are some important factors that determine that, and some important information to know if/when applying for an oversize load permit. If a vehicle is oversize or overweight, a temporary permit, commonly referred to as an oversize load permit, is […]

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WI: Oversize Permit Travel Restrictions

Wisconsin is hosting an international golf event in Kohler that will increase traffic and limit some oversize permit travel in the area from Friday, Sept. 17 to Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will limit permitting for oversize traffic on certain roadways during the 2021 Ryder Cup. The event restrictions will […]

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I-16 Closed in Both Directions from Exit 71 to Exit 78

Interstate 16 in Treulten County in Soperton, Georgia is shut down in both directions from Exit 71 to Exit 78 due to a large dump trailer hitting the SR 86 bridge and shifting it nearly six feet. Georgia DOT engineers and contractors are on-site evaluating the situation. There is currently no timeframe for when the […]

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I-80 Construction to Begin in Omaha

As of Friday, July 9, Interstate 80 traffic headed through central and southwest Omaha will be cut to three lanes both ways affecting oversize load transport. Construction crews will shut down I-80 westbound lanes around 84th Street and switch westbound traffic to the eastbound side, where lanes will be cut to three each way and […]

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PA Restriction: I-79 North & South

  There’s an 11-0 wide restriction on I-79 North and South from July 6, 2021 through October 29, 2021.   The restriction is at state route 79 in Washington County from Exit 23 SR 2020 Mariana Rd to Exit 33 SR 40 National Pk.    WCS Permit agents are re-routing its oversize/overweight load customers that […]

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Indiana Rolling Out New Oversize/Overweight Regulations

Starting July 1, motor carriers can begin hauling heavier loads of certain goods, but they must first apply for permits and adhere to restrictions designed to minimize the damage to Indiana’s highways and interstates. Indiana HEA 1190, which takes effect July 1, contained several changes to Indiana’s oversize/overweight (OSW) motor carrier laws, including expanding Indiana’s […]

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WCS Excited To Participate in 2021 Industry Shows

Many shows in 2020 were canceled or postponed due to the pandemic, but most are making its way back in 2021 and 2022, and WCS is excited to be participating in several industry shows. 2021 SC&RA Transportation Symposium WCS Permits & Pilot Cars will join heavy haul professionals, state officials and other specialized transport industry leaders […]