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I-275 Kentucky Construction Extended Through 2020

The state of Ohio oversize permit division confirmed the construction in and out of Kentucky on I-275, a 9-mile stretch, has been extended until August 2020, which will also continue to affect oversize load travel.   In addition to significant delays, dimensions and weights that are allowed to travel through the construction include the following parameters:  […]

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Alabama Permit Office Closed for Jefferson Davis’ Birthday

The Alabama Department of Transportation (DOT) permit office will be closed Monday, June 3 for Jefferson Davis’ Birthday.  Additionally, the AL DOT office announced oversize load travel will be still be allowed on Monday, June 3 with a valid transportation (oversize load) permit.  Every year, AL celebrates Jefferson Davis’ Birthday on the first Monday in […]

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Interstate 29 is CLOSED in Missouri

Due to flash flooding, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) announced the full closure of I-29 until further notice.   The full closure of I-29 is in place at:  Between the Iowa border and Exit 56 (US 71 & 59) at St. Joseph. The duration of this flood event is unknown, but will last through […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Bridge Damage I-40 Eastbound Wilson County Mandatory Detour

A mandatory detour is now required on all active truck permits that include I-40 East Bound in Wilson County.  All annual permits must also utilize the approved detour. The state of Tennessee Department of Transportation (DOT) released the info on Wednesday, April 24th.  The bridge at Exit 239 suffered significant damage and has now been […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]