Nebraska Administrative Code
Topic - TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF
Title 415 - NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - LOCAL ASSISTANCE DIVISION
Chapter 3 - Permits for Movement of Overweight and/or Overdimensional Vehicles and Loads
Section 415-3-002 - MOVEMENTS REQUIRING OVERWEIGHT AND/OR OVERDIMENSIONAL PERMITS

Current through March 20, 2024

002.01 The issuance of a permit for the movement of a vehicle or combination of vehicles with or without a load which exceeds any legal weight or size limitation is subject to the discretion of the Department. Before issuing any permit, the Department shall give first consideration to the safety and convenience of the general public and the protection of the State Highway System and second, to the reasonable necessity and good cause being shown for the movement.

002.02 Permits shall be required for the movement, except the crossing of a highway, of the following:

002.02A A vehicle or combination of vehicles, with or without load, which exceeds the gross load permitted by the statutes.

002.02B A vehicle or combination of vehicles, with or without load, when any axle weight exceeds the limit imposed by law for the axle spacing.

002.02C A vehicle or combination of vehicles, with or without load, when the maximum width exceeds 8 feet, 6 inches, exclusive of safety and energy conservation devices, such as rearview mirrors, turn signal lamps, marker lamps, steps and handholds for entry and egress, flexible fender extensions, mudflaps and splash and spray suppressant devices, load-induced tire bulge, and other devices necessary for safe and efficient operation of motor vehicles, except that no device excluded from the limitations of this law shall have by its design or use the capability to carry cargo.

002.02D A vehicle or combination of vehicles, with or without load, when the maximum height exceeds 14 feet, 6 inches.

002.02E A vehicle, with or without load, having an overall length exceeding 40 feet, except as noted in Subsection 002.02G.

002.02F A combination of vehicles, with or without load, when the maximum length exceeds 65 feet, except as noted in Subsection 002.02G.

002.02G Statutory exceptions to the permit requirements for vehicles and combination vehicles are shown in Annex A to these regulations.

002.03 A special permit may be issued for the movement of a vehicle or a vehicle combination having a non-divisible load that exceeds the legal limitations by statute with regard to weight, height, length or width, or a combination of the above.

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