OW/OD Permits and Specifications

Process for Ordering an Overweight/Overdimensional Permit
Carrier must have all authorities before applying for an OW/OD permit.

Information the carrier must have to order a permit:

  • USDOT#
  • KYU# (if applicable)
  • Company name and address
  • Type of permit being ordered (Annual, Single Trip, or Industrial Haul)
  • Load description (specific for single trip or industrial - general for annual)
  • Starting date
  • Total # of axles (truck and trailer)
  • Year of truck
  • Make of truck
  • License plate # and state
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN#)
  • Company unit # for truck
  • Overall length
  • Overall width
  • Gross weight
  • Weight breakdown in groups (with # if axles per group)
  • Front and rear overhang (if applicable)
  • Routing
Annual Permits
Non-divisible-less than 14 ft. wide $250.00 each
Non-divisible-14 ft. to 16 ft. wide $500.00 each
Steel-150 mile limit  $250.00 each​
Steel-statewide $500.00 each
(Routes required)
Farm-less than 14 ft. wide $80.00 each
Farm-14 ft. to 16 ft. wide $150.00 each
Industrial Haul $20.00 each
Form TC95-25: Application for Annual Overweight/Overdimensional Permit
Form TC95-25: Application for Annual Overweight/Overdimensional Permit
Legal Dimensions on
Interstate & Designated Highways
Width: 8 ft. 6 in.
Height: 13 ft. 6 in.
Length: 53 ft. trailer.  48 ft. trailers allowed up to 5 ft. over hang.
Legal Dimensions Once Off
Interstate & Designated Highways
Width: 8 ft. 0 in.
Height: 13 ft. 6 in.
Length: 65 ft. overall (tractor & trailer)
Interstate Height Clearances
I-24 15' 6" East & West
I-64 15' 6" East & West (If over 14' 6" must take I-64 to I-264 to I-64)
I-65 15' 6" North & South
I-71 15' 6" North & South
I-75 15' 6" North & South
I-264 15' 6" East & West
I-265 15' 6" East & West
I-275 15' 6" East & West
Parkway Height Clearances
Audubon Parkway 15' 6"
Mountain Parkway (Bert T Combs) From I-64 to Exit 57
 
Mountain Parkway (Bert T Combs) From Exit 57 to Salyersville
Blue Grass Parkway (Martha Layne Collins) 15' 6"
Cumberland Parkway (Louie B Nunn) 15' 6"
Hal Rogers Parkway 15' 6"
Jackson Purchase Parkway (Julian M Carroll) at exit 22 must ramp off/on if above 14' 8" high 15' 6"
Penny Rile Parkway (Edward T Breathitt) from WK PKWY to 41 15' 2"
Western Kentucky Parkway (Wendell H Ford) from Elizabethtown to Exit 77 14' 4"
Western Kentucky Parkway (Wendell H Ford) from Intersection of William Natcher Parkway to Intersection Penny Rile Parkway 14' 8"
Western Kentucky Parkway (Wendell H Ford) from Intersection of Penny Rile Parkway to Intersection of I-24 14' 4"
William Natcher Parkway 15' 6"