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Caltrans Now Allows Electronic Permits

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) now allows electronic versions of a transportation permits via their online system. All required accompaniments to the online issued permits may also be displayed electronically. On September 10, 2019, the State of California – Department of California Highway Patrol issued a bulletin highlighting the change effective immediately. Most oversize/overweight […]

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OR DOT: I-84 Legal Width Restriction

Beginning Monday, Sept. 30, a section of I-84 eastbound will be restricted to 8-6 wide through Thursday, Oct. 3 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day for necessary maintenance work, according to memo circulated by the Oregon Department of Transportation (DOT). There are no local details available at this time. OR Dot is asking […]

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Limited Travel & Waivers Issued for Hurricane Dorian

More states have issued waivers for for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies during Hurricane Dorian, while others have oversize travel restrictions or have published an executive order which hours of service are waived. As Hurricane Dorian strengthened back to a category 3 with about 105 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, and was moving […]

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MoDOT to Close I-70 in Both Directions

MoDOT will completely close Interstate 70 in both directions between I-435 and I-470/Route 291 (Mile Markers 7-15) beginning Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. until approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9. While the interstate is closed, the ramps from I-435 South to I-70 East and I-435 North to I-70 west will be demolished. A […]

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Upcoming Changes for Size and Weight Permits in Texas

The 86th Texas Legislature passed new laws that impact the movement of oversize/overweight vehicles and loads. These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2019. Company Name on Permit: The company/individual’s name listed on an oversize/overweight permit must match the name of the company/individual operating the permitted vehicle. It will be a Class C misdemeanor if the two […]

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FL Issues Emergency Declaration Ahead of Dorian

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis  issued an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday, Aug. 28, temporarily suspending hours of service regulations for truck drivers providing direct assistance in the aftermath of the storm. The powerful storm will strengthen over the coming days and has the potential to become a Category 4 as it barrels […]

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Indiana Delays on Oversize/Overweight Permits

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is advising all to expect delays on oversize/overweight permit approvals. They stated that although most OS/OW permits are issued in three business days, permits with more complex routes that require INDOT district approval will take additional time to process. The IN DOR is siting the Summer peak season and […]

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WCS to Showcase Technology, Services at Breakbulk Americas

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars, North America’s oversize load authority, is excited to again be exhibiting at the 2019 project cargo and breakbulk industry trade show, Breakbulk Americas in Houston, Texas the first week of October. Breakbulk takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center Oct. 8 – 10, and is the largest exhibition […]

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Utah Permit Office Closed for Pioneer Day

The state of Utah permit office will be closed Wednesday, July 24, 2019 for Pioneer Day. While the office is closed, there are no oversize or overweight travel restrictions and all ports are open. As a result of the closure, no oversize load permits will be issued on Pioneer Day. Parades, fireworks, rodeos and other […]