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Hauling Permits System Support

A new modern, cloud-based Ohio Hauling Permit System will streamline oversize and overweight hauling permits. Click here for more details.

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(Oversize / Overweight Vehicles and Loads)

Mission Statement:

To safeguard the State system of roadways and roadway structures and contribute to the safe movement of highway traffic through the review of applications and, when appropriate, the issuance of special hauling permits for vehicles/loads that exceed the statutory maximum legal weights and dimensions.

    Escrow Checks Message

ODOT’s highest priority is the safety of our employees and those traveling on the road. With CDC guidelines encouraging social distancing, ODOT is currently NOT taking walk-in escrow checks from our customers. In lieu of dropping off escrow checks in person, you can send them to the following address:

ODOT Hauling Permits Mail Stop 5140 |  1980 W. Broad Street | Columbus, Ohio 43223

ODOT Special Hauling Permit Section
1980 West Broad Street, Mail Stop 5140
Columbus, OH  43223 


(614) 351-2300 (v)     (614) 728-4098 (f) 

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Holidays Restrictions and Permit Office Closure Details

Josh Thieman
Supervisor of Permit Issuance / Section Manager

Guidance, Forms & Attachments

Important guidelines, instructions and forms supporting the Special Hauling Permits process

Permit Types & Info

Details on Permit Types, Fees and Contacts

Travel Info & Restrictions

Links and helpful information for haulers, including Travel Hour Restrictions, Traffic Conditions, Rest Areas, and Weather Info

Special Hauling Featured Resources

Guidance, Forms & Attachments  |  All Permit Types & Info  |  Travel Info & Restrictions