Hauling Permits

US FlagMaryland State Highway Administration
7491 Connelley Drive
Hanover, Maryland 21076

EMERGENCY MOVES
For AFTER HOUR EMERGENCY moves, contact our State Operations Center at 410-582-5650 or haulingpermits@mdot.maryland.gov .

Chief - Dczorapinski@mdot.maryland.gov
Hauling Permits Manager- Jkaintuck@mdot.maryland.gov
Technical Support Manager - tsanders@mdot.maryland.gov 443-618-7108
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: haulingpermits@mdot.maryland.gov

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Hauling Permits News

Emergency Declaration2020-002 Effective Sept.15,2020

Extension and Modification of Expanded Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25

Emergency Declarations, Waivers, Exemptions, and Permits

FMCSA has released an update to Emergency Declaration 2020-002 which will become effective at 1200 A.M. September 15, 2020 and will remain in effect until 11:59 P.M. on December 31,2020. The current Emergency Declaration provides for four categories for relief and has not changed, the four categories that will continue to receive emergency relief are as follows: 

(1) livestock and livestock feed; 

(2) medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19; and

(3) supplies and equipment necessary for community safety, sanitation, and prevention of community transmission of COVID-19 such as masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, soap, disinfectants, AND:

(4food, paper products, and other groceries for emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores. 

Direct assistance does NOT include routine commercial deliveries, including mixed loads with a nominal quantity of qualifying emergency relief added to obtain the benefits of this emergency declaration.  Again, the implementation of the updated Emergency Declaration takes effect on 12:00am on September 15, 2020.  Please review the links below for the extension of the expanded Emergency Declaration.

The guidance on the webpage is being adjusted accordingly, and specifically, note that precursor items are not included for those items covered by this declaration.​

Notice to Commercial Vehicle Motor Carriers

Greetings from Maryland DOT, Motor Carrier Division, We hope everyone is in good health and staying safe.  During this time we want to ensure that your transportation needs are being met in relation to Motor Carrier Services.  As our office personnel are remotely working, please email any questions or issues that you may be experiencing that we may be able to assist with to Haulingpermits@mdot.maryland.gov  or MdMotorcarrier@mdot.maryland.gov  we are here to assist in any way we can.  I know with all the emergency declarations you may have questions or need clarification, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  Visit our website at www.roads.maryland.gov/cvo   for updates.  Please consider making payments online to expedite credit to your accountWe appreciate your patience during this time.

Compliance Outreach

Maryland Motor Carrier Division is offering FREE training to companies interested in regulatory compliance,  load securement, roadside inspection familiarization,  size, weight and permitting regulations.  Companies interested should email haulingpermits@mdot.maryland.gov with contact information, subject and material interests, tenative dates and location to schedule..

All Hauling Permits News

Maryland One online permitting

Register and submit your hauling permit online. Check here for instructions.

General Information

Bonds

Use these Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) forms to obtain bonds from insurance companies

Directions

Directions to the Maryland State Highway Administration's Hanover offices

Escort waiting areas (PDF, 2.58MB)

With maps and restrictions for vehicles escorting oversize loads

Exceptional permit (PDF, 42kb)

Instructions to obtain an exception for special loads

Frequently requested numbers

Find importation State and federal phone numbers

Traveler Information

Lane closures Information and detours, as well as live traffic cameras from the Coordinated Highways Action Response Team (CHART)

Mapping

This interactive map shows highway construction sites and where you can view camera footage of road conditions

Weather-related road closures

Check here for current information. In an emergency, call 410-582-5650.

Maryland State Police

Headquarters, barracks, and phone numbers for the Maryland State Police

Motor Carrier Handbook

Laws and Regulations

COMAR

Title 11 Regulations from the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

Hauling permit general conditions

Requirements and regulations for those granted hauling permits 

Maryland vehicle law

Search the COMAR table of contents for Maryland laws applying to vehicles and permits

Payment, Fees

Payment information for hauling permit customers

To pay for hauling permits, consult the instructions, address, and phone numbers on this page

Permit fees

Listing of fees for loads requiring a permit.(PDF format)

Toll rates

Vehicles with 3 or more axles: Click here for information from the Maryland Transportation Authority

Restrictions and Limitations

2020 holiday restrictions

Restrictions for hauling permits during holiday

Route restrictions

Listing of routes with restrictions for oversize/overweight vehicles

Height Surveys

With the increase in bridge strikes we have been seeing lately, all permit applications that involve an over height dimension of 14” 6” (fourteen feet - six inches) or higher will require a height clearance route survey certification as part of the permit application. Please include the application number when you fax (800-945-3416) the survey to our office.

Intercounty Connector MD 200 - toll (PDF)

Load information

Provisions for toll facilities

The Maryland Transportation Authority's -Bridge/Tunnel size/weight limits

Truck overdimensional permit limitations

Weight/height and underclearance restrictions

Bridge clearances for State maintained bridges