• Oversize/Overweight Permit Unit


    The Permit Office will be CLOSED on Thursday November 23, 2023 and Friday November 24​, 2023.​

    No travel for overwidth, overheight or overlength permitted vehicle/vehicle combinations or vehicle combinations with a gross weight exceeding 112,000 lbs will be authorized on North Carolina highways from noon Wednesday, November 22, 2023 until noon Friday, November 24, 2023.

    ​Generally a permit is required if:

    • weight exceeds legal weight by NC law,
    • total width is over 8'6",
    • overall height is greater than 13'6",
    • a single vehicle is over 40' or vehicle combination is over 60' in length, or (Exception: truck tractor/53-foot semi-trailer combination with no overall length limitation is allowed on all roads).

    ​If you already have an account set up, click HERE to order a permit online.

    For general questions, please contact us at 1-888-221-8166 (toll free) or 919-814-3700 (local).
  • Permit Assistance

    For questions about Oversize/Overweight permits, please contact the unit directly:


    • Toll Free: 1-888-221-8166
    • Local: 919-814-3700


    • Toll Free: 1-888-222-8347
    • Local: 919-662-4320
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