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 415-3-007 - PROVISIONS APPLICABLE FOR ISSUANCE OF OTHER OVERWEIGHT AND/OR OVERDIMENSIONAL PERMITS

Current through March 20, 2024

007.01 TYPES OF PERMITS

The following types of permits may be issued:

007.01A Harvest Permits;

007.01B Garbage Permits;

007.01C Interstate Implement of Husbandry.

007.02 HARVEST PERMITS

007.02A A Harvest Permit may be issued to a carrier when hauling grain or other seasonally harvested products from the field where such grain or products are harvested to storage, market, or stockpile in the field or from stockpile to market or factory when failure to move such grain or products in abundant quantities would cause an economic loss to the person or persons whose grain or products are being transported or when failure to move such grain or products in as large quantities as possible would not be in the best interest of the National Defense or general welfare.

007.02B HARVEST PERMITS - NOT REQUIRED: Harvest Permits are not required by Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-6,301(5) for any motor vehicle, semi-trailer, or trailer hauling grain or other seasonally harvested products up to 70 miles from the field to storage, market, or stockpile in the field or from stockpile to market or factory with a load that exceeds the maximum load permitted by Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-6,294 by 15 percent on any tandem axle, group of axles, and gross weight. The owner or a representative of the owner of the agricultural products shall furnish the driver of the loaded vehicle a signed statement of origin and destination.

007.02C HARVEST PERMITS - REQUIRED: Harvest Permits are required by Nebraska Statutes for the following conditions:
007.02C1 For all vehicles, except long combination vehicles, carrying grain or other seasonally harvested products for a distance of 70 to 120 miles from the field to storage, market, or stockpile in the field or from stockpile to market or factory with a load that exceeds the maximum load permitted by Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-6,294 by 15 percent on any tandem axle, group of axles, and gross weight, and up to 10 percent greater than the maximum length specified by law.

007.02C2 For long combination vehicles carrying grain or other seasonally harvested products for a distance up to 70 miles from the field to storage, market, or stockpile in the field or from stockpile to market or factory with a load that exceeds the maximum load permitted by Neb. Rev. Stat. 6-6,294 by 15 percent on any tandem axle, group of axles, and gross weight, and up to 10 percent greater than the maximum length specified by law.

007.02C3 For vehicles carrying dry beans from the field where harvested to storage or market when dry beans are not normally stored, purchased, or used within the permittee's local area and must be transported more than 120 miles to an available market or storage destination. For such cases, the distance limitation will be waived for distances beyond 120 miles and the vehicle and load may exceed the maximum load permitted by Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-6,294 by 15 percent on any tandem axle, group of axles, and gross weight, and up to 10 percent greater than the maximum length specified by law.

007.02D On all Harvest Permits, no single axle may exceed 20,000 pounds.

007.02E Harvest Permits will be valid 24 hours per day, all days including Saturday, Sunday, and legal holidays for the Nebraska Highway System. HARVEST PERMITS ARE NOT VALID FOR THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM.

007.02F Harvest Permits may be issued for 30 days or 60 days and may be renewable for a total number of days not to exceed 120 days per calendar year.

007.03 GARBAGE PERMITS

007.03A Garbage Permits may be issued for the movement of a truck with an enclosed body and a compacting mechanism designed and used exclusively for the collection and transportation of garbage or refuse. Such truck and load may exceed the maximum axle load permitted by law by no more than 20 percent on only one axle, on one tandem axle, or on a group of axles, when the vehicle is laden with garbage or refuse and when the vehicle is within the maximum gross load as permitted by State Statutes 60-6,290 and 60-6,294.

007.03B Garbage Permits will be issued only for travel on a designated route. No Garbage Permit will be issued for vehicles exceeding the maximum dimensions specified by law as to width, height, or length.

007.03C Garbage Permits will be valid 24 hours per day, all days including Saturday, Sunday, and legal holidays for the Nebraska Highway System. GARBAGE PERMITS ARE NOT VALID FOR THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM.

007.03D Garbage Permits may be issued for one or more months up to one year.

007.04 INTERSTATE IMPLEMENT OF HUSBANDRY PERMITS

007.04A Interstate Implement of Husbandry Permits may be issued only for a farm equipment dealer or his/her carriers for movement on the Interstate System with loads not exceeding 12 feet, 6 inches in width when all other statutory requirements are met.

007.04B Interstate Implement of Husbandry Permits will be valid from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset seven days/week. Movement on legal holidays will not be valid or allowed.

007.04C Interstate Implement of Husbandry Permits may be issued for each vehicle for a 90-day, 180-day, or one-year period.

007.05 ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS

The granting of a Harvest, Garbage or Interstate Implement of Husbandry Permit shall not constitute a waiver of any license requirement imposed by the State of Nebraska. A vehicle or combination of vehicles must be registered for the gross weight that the vehicle can legally haul pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-6,294 prior to a request for an overweight permit.

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