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Hauling Permits

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MD State Highway Administration
Hauling Permit Unit

7491 Connelley Drive
Hanover, Maryland 21076

Hours: M-F 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
*Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily*

Phone: 1-800-846-6435 or 1-800-543-4564
Email: [email protected]


  • In observance of the 4th of July, the Hauling Permit Office will be closed Monday, July 5, 2010. There are NO moves from Noon Friday, July 2, 2010 until 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Please order your permits accordingly.

The Hauling Permit Unit issues permits for oversize / overweight, and over dimensional loads. After hours we can be reached through the Statewide Operations Center at 410-582-5650 or 1-800-543-2515.

General Information

  • 2010 Holiday Restrictions - restrictions for hauling permits during holidays
  • Applications - Applications used to obtain permission to move oversize/overweight vehicles in the state of Maryland
  • Bonds - SHA forms used to obtain bonds from insurance companies
  • COMAR - Title 11 Regulations
  • Directions - Directions to the Maryland State Highway Administration, Hanover
  • Escort Waiting Areas (PDF, 2.58MB)
  • Frequently Requested Numbers - Various state and federal phone numbers
  • Hauling Permit General Conditions
  • Mapping - Interactive mapping
  • Maryland Hauling Permit Manual - manual of regulations and permit information
  • Maryland State Police - Contacts for the Maryland State Police
  • Maryland Vehicle Law
  • Motor Carrier Handbook - Handbook for Maryland Motor Carriers
  • Notice to all Hauling Permit Customers - mailing address for Hauling Permits
  • Online Permitting - submission of permits online
  • Permit Fees - Listing of fees for loads requiring a permit.(PDF format)
  • Provisions for Toll Facilities - Transportation Authority -Bridge/Tunnel size/weight limits
  • Route Restrictions - Listing of routes with restrictions for oversize/overweight vehicles.
  • Traveler Information - link to mapping, lane closures, detours, live traffic cameras
  • Truck Overdimensional Permit Limitations
    • Escort Requirements - requirements for escorts
    • Escort Vehicle Signing & Lighting - signing and lighting requirements for escort vehicles
    • Permit Provisions - provisions for Maryland
    • Travel Time - travel time for permit loads
  • Weather Related Road Closures - For Emergencies contact State Operations Center at 410-582-5650
  • Weight / Height and Under clearance Restrictions - Bridge clearances for state maintained bridges
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