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Maryland State Highway Administration
Hauling Permit Unit
7491 Connelley Drive
Hanover, Maryland 21076

EMERGENCY MOVES
For AFTER HOUR EMERGENCY moves, contact our
State Operations Center at 410-582-5650

haulingpermits@sha.state.md.us
Chief- Dczorapinski@sha.state.md.us
Hauling Permits Manager- Jkaintuck@sha.state.md.us
Technical Support Manager-tsanders@sha.state.md.us 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@sha.state.md.us

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Maryland One News


11/4/2019MDTA Bay Bridge Update for Commercial Vehicles
November 5, 2019, weather permitting, two lanes closure will be in effect at westbound Bay Bridge (US 50/US 301) between 11 AM and 1:30 PM. During this time, no trucks 10 ft or more in width are allowed to cross the Westbound Bay Bridge. Additional weekday double lane closure between 10 AM and 2 PM Monday to Friday will be implemented after November 5, 2019 as permitting by weather and traffic. Please contract MDTA for up-to-date information and questions. Wide-loads operators can sign up for email/text alerts at mdta.maryland.gov
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10/23/2019West Bound Bay Bridge NEW Permit Escort Waiting Area

Westbound Bay Bridge - New Permit Load Escort Waiting Area

Effective immediately,  the westbound Bay Bridge (US 50) permit load escort waiting area is relocated (permanently) to the right shoulder just west Exit 39A. Please follow the signing along westbound US 50. click here

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10/2/2019BAY Bridge- PERMIT LOAD RESTRICTIONS
Starting October 3, 2019, NO PERMITTED TRUCK WILL BE ALLOWED to cross the Bay Bridge (eastbound and westbound) on Thursday and Friday between 12 noon and 10 PM until further notice. In addition, during this time period, when two-way operation is implemented for westbound span, NO TRUCKS WILL BE ALLOWED traveling westbound across the Bay Bridge.
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10/2/2019Bay Bridge Work Update
Please see attached link for Bay Bridge Roadwork Update.
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8/29/2019Bay Bridge Rehabilitation Project

BAY BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT -Weather permitting, the rightmost lane (Lane 1) on Westbound Bay Bridge (US 50/301) will be closed starting on September 30, 2019 as part of the deck rehabilitation project.  Lane 1 will remain closed 24/7 until Spring of 2020.   During this time, nightly full Westbound Bay Bridge closure with two-way traffic on Eastbound Bay Bridge is in effect (weather permitting). It is recommended that commercial vehicles should avoid crossing the Bay Bridge and stay on I-95.  When traveling to the Bay Bridge, drivers should expect major delay and plan accordingly.  For up-to-date construction and closure information on the Bay Bridge, please call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726). FOR full announcement and info  BAY BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT

 

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8/15/2019Compliance 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@sha.state.md.us  with contact information.
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Hauling Permits

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

2019 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