Waukesha County Department of Public Works issues single trip oversize load permits for travel on County Trunk Highways (CTH) within Waukesha County. A completed application form may be submitted to the Department by fax or email.The Department does not issue Annual Oversize Load Permits. For Annual Oversize Load Permits, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Transportation at (608) 266-7320.
Waukesha County also requires that Category B and all other Implements of Husbandry (IOH) and Agricultural Vehicles (Ag - CMVs) with axle weights exceeding 23,000 pounds or gross weights exceeding 92,000 pounds should, as stated below, obtain permits to operate on Waukesha County Highways from the Waukesha County Department of Public Works.
Engineer: Kevin YannyEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours of Operation: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday - Friday
Phone: (262) 548-7740Fax: (262) 896-8097Waukesha County Administration Center515 W. Moreland Blvd. Room 220Waukesha, WI 53188
To submit permits forms electronically, please follow the instructions below: - Click on application link below. - Save application to your computer or device. - Fill out form with accurate information. - Save filled form. - Email saved form as attachment to the email listed above.
**The Department of Public Works does not charge a fee for Oversize Load Permits.
While operating on a highway, the following requirements apply. IOH that exceed 15 feet or operate over the center line of the road when traveling will be required to add some lights and reflective material, if not already installed as original equipment.
During daylight hours, lighting requirements for IOH that exceed 15 feet or that operate over the center line of the road when traveling are not applicable if:
An IOH in excess of 22 feet, in addition to any lighting and/or marking required must also be escorted by at least one vehicle with hazard lights activated. On two-lane roads the escort is the lead vehicle. On roads with two or more lanes with traffic going in the same direction, the escort vehicle will follow the IOH.
No escort is required for "incidental movements" from farm to field or field to field under 0.5 miles. The lighting, marking, and escort vehicle requirements noted above do apply if/when an IOH being operated or transported to and/or from an implement dealer for purposes of delivery, repair or servicing is within a 75-mile radius.
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