Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Alert: The following services will be unavailable on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 12 a.m. (midnight) to 6 a.m. CST due to system maintenance.

Hours of operation

Vehicles that are overweight only, unless specified otherwise in the permit, may operate 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays.

If size does not exceed 12 00 wide, 13 06 high or 100 00 long, the vehicle may not be operated:

If size is greater than 12 00 wide, 13 06 high or 100 00 long, the vehicle may not be operated:

  • During the hours of darkness.
  • After 4 p.m. on Friday between the 4th Friday in May and Labor Day.
  • During the period beginning at 12 noon on Saturday and continuing until sunrise the following Monday.

If traveling on the Milwaukee expressway greater than legal width, height or length* the vehicle may not be operated (except on US 45 between West Florist Avenue and West Hampton Avenue and on I-94 between Waukesha line and 108th Street):

  • Between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
  • Between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. Friday and Sunday.

*Maximum allowed dimensions on the Milwaukee expressway are 11 0 wide, 13 06 high or 100 00 long.

If you have questions:

  • Email: oversize-permits.dmv@dot.wi.gov
  • Call: (608) 266-7320
  • FAX: (608) 264-7751
  • Write to the address below:

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation
    Motor Carrier Services
    PO Box 7980
    Madison, WI 53707-7980

Questions about the content of this page:
Motor Carrier Services, oversize-permits.dmv@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: January 16, 2014

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