APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR OVERSIZE/OVERWEIGHT PERMITS
Enclosed is the Authority’s Oversize/Overweight Load Permit Application. This application should only be completed if you are crossing with a load in excess of 105,000 lbs. Please complete all information and return the completed form to the Authority to email@example.com or via fax at (315) 393-7068.
Forty-Eight (48) hours advance notice is required for all oversize/overweight loads requiring an escort—NO EXCEPTIONS! Escorts will only be authorized for loads crossing the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge between Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7 AM and 2:30 PM. No escorts will be permitted after hours or on weekends. In addition, during the months of May through August, escorts will only be allowed between 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Overweight Vehicles Requiring an Escort: (Application Required – subject to engineer approval)
- Fee is $1000 USD
- Vehicle weight over 105,000 lbs. (A request in writing needs to be submitted to the Authority within 48 hours of the crossing indicating the dimensions of the load and the desired date of crossing.)
Oversize Vehicles Requiring an Escort: (No Application Required)
- Fee is $140 USD
- Vehicle width over 13’. (A request in writing needs to be submitted to the Authority within 48 hours of the crossing indicating the dimensions of the load and the desired date of crossing.)
- Vehicle height over 14’6”.
Vehicles Requiring a Permit: (No Application Required).
- Fee is $65 USD
- Vehicles with GRW over 90,000 lbs. (Copies of your NYS Divisible Load Permit must be submitted to the Authority in order to obtain a permit. Once this information is received, a permit for the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge will be issued).
Maximum Weight Limits:
- 5-Axle Vehicle 90,000 lbs.
- 6-Axle Vehicle 96,000 lbs. With Permit Issued in Advance
- 7-Axle Vehicle 105,000 lbs. With Permit Issued in Advance
Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us at (315) 393-4080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.