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I-255 WB Bridge in Missouri to Remain Closed This Week

Drivers who use the westbound I-255 Jefferson Barracks Bridge across the Mississippi River need to determine alternate routes through at least the end of the week, as the westbound interstate bridge will remain closed.  Drivers who hold an oversize/overweight permit that includes the I-255 bridge in the route MUST OBTAIN A NEW PERMIT. WCS Permits […]


MnDOT Fishing Opener Weekend Oversize Restrictions

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is advising all to plan ahead for Fishing Opener weekend, which will affect oversize load travel throughout the state May 10 – 12.  MnDOT released a statement saying oversize/overweight travel is not allowed on all state highways including interstates from 2 p.m. on Friday, May 10 until 2 a.m. […]


  Observed Monday, May 27, 2019  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 to Buy […]


Texas DOT Temporary Weight Restrictions

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has placed temporary weight limits on three of the four direct connector ramps at the I-45 and I-20 interchanges south of Dallas.  Weight restrictions include the following ramps: I-45 Northbound to I-20 Westbound I-45 Northbound to I-20 Eastbound I-20 Westbound to I-45 Southbound.  Restrictions are expected to be in […]


Winter Storm Wesley Road & Highway Closures

Several midwestern state Department of Transportation offices and state troopers are reporting road closures due to blizzard conditions.  Colorado  I76 is a mess in Colorado as well as 70 from Denver to almost the Kansas line. Minnesota  Almost all of southern Minnesota is a No Go as well as most of northern Wisconsin  Nebraska  Interstate […]


NM DOT Increases Weight Allowance on Trunnions

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (DOT) updated its weights/spacing allowance for 8 tire/10′ wide set up.  According to the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), several industry heavy haul companies have been involved to see this change. Prior to the update, New Mexico allowed 57,500 with a minimum of an 18′ spacing. The state […]


WCS Permits to Exhibit at Mid-America Truck Show

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars will be attending and exhibiting at the 2019 Mid-America Truck Show (MATS) at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky March 28 – 30. WCS will be at booth number 12232 in the North Wing of the expo center.  Attendees can stop by to learn more about the products and services offered by […]


Michigan Spring Weight Restrictions

Effective 6 a.m. Monday, March 18th weight restrictions  will be expanded on all Michigan state trunkline highways from Michigan/Indiana and Michigan/Ohio state lines north to and including the following:  M-20 from the intersection of US-31 in Oceana County east to US-131 in Mecosta County North on US-131 to M-20 East on M-20 to US-127 in Isabella […]

NM DOT Permit Office Closed Wed., 3/13

Storms and damaging winds in New Mexico have resulted in the closure of all state offices, including the DOT permit office, on Wednesday, March 13. Expect oversize load permit delays today, possibly longer.  A combination of high winds, flash flooding, hail and tornadoes hit the state Tuesday with the bad weather continuing into Wednesday. The […]