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Maps and Restrictions for Extra-Legal Vehicles or Loads Updated April 28, 2016**

Extra-Legal Vehicles or Loads

OS/OW Loads are Prohibited from Travel when hazardous conditions exist. Hazardous Conditions include SNOW, ICE, MUD, ROCKS, WIND and REDUCED VISIBILITY. No Oversize Movement is EVER allowed where the Chain Law is in Effect. Overweight only are allowed to chain up and proceed as conditions allow. See Rule 2 CCR 601-4, 4-1, D.

** Asterisks indicate new restriction, or change in restriction.

Daylight Hours = Sunrise to Sunset

New

Hwy

Location Mile Point
Restriction Description

6, 14, 113, 138

In the City of Sterling - NO permitted loads during curfew

Width, Height and Length restriction: No oversize permits may travel in the City of Sterling from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., 12 (noon) to 1:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day of the week.

8

MP 8 to MP 9 (from Estes St to Wadsworth Blvd) full closure -both directions-

HWY 8 is closed for culvert work, detour onto Yale or Jewell. Must contact local municipalities for permission to use their roads.

9

MP 126 to MP 137 (from Henney Rd to US 40) 12' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily, until November 11, 2016.

13 - truck route around Craig, Co. 

All permitted loads must use the Moffat County Truck Route around Craig, CO. (county roads 183 & 7).  Must contact Moffat County to obtain permit to use their roads - 970.824.3211 (Mon-Fri 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.). 

This is now the designated truck route.

**

13

MP 20 to MP 23 (between County Rd 5 & County Rd 60) 10' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: Beginning May 1, 2016; no loads over 10 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 1, 2016.

**

13

MP 85 to MP 86 (bridge over Yampa River) 12' width SINGLE LANE ROAD  -both directions-

Width Restriction: Beginning May 2, 2016; no loads over 12', twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Nov 11, 2016.

The alternating one-way traffic will be controlled by signal lights.

14, 6, 113, 138

In the City of Sterling - No permitted loads during curfew

Width, Height and Length restriction: No oversize permits may travel in the City of Sterling from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., 12 (noon) to 1:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day of the week.

** 17

MP 74 to 84.5 (between County Rd 2S & Eightmile Ln) 12' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: Beginning May 23, 2016; no loads over 12 feet from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, May 23, 2016 through June 25, 2016.

On May 26, the days change from Mon-Sat to Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; until July 22, 2016.

21

Powers Blvd in Colorado Springs from I-25 at Northgate Blvd to Drennan Rd

Complete abandonment by the City of Colorado Springs to the Colorado Department of Transportation (HWY 21).

23

MP 0.0 to MP 17.5 (US 385 to Neb line) 11 feet width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until July 2016.

** 24

MP 423.5 to MP 438 (Seibert, CO to Stratton, CO) 12' width -both directions-

Width Restriction:  Beginning May 16, 2016; no loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until August 2016.

24E

MP 0.0 to MP 4.32 (US24 BUS through Manitou Springs) COMPLETE CLOSURE

COMPLETE CLOSURE of Hwy 24 Bus. through Manitou Springs between the off-ramp from HWY 24 to the roundabout at Serpentine Dr; until  July 2016.

** 25

MP 32 to MP 33 (south of Aguilar, CO) 14' width -southbound-

Width Restriction: Beginning May 1, 2016; no loads over 14 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until May 14, 2016

25

MP 35 to MP 37 (north of Aguilar, CO) 14' width  -northbound-

Width Restriction: No loads over 14 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until May 2016.

25

MP 149 to Exit 163 - Monument Hill Rd to County Line Rd -southbound-

Reduced Speed Limit: Speed limits in this construction zone will vary depending on the time of day and the number of "through" traffic lanes.  The number of traffic lanes can be reduced to one lane, each direction, between 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday.  Additional, the speed limit may be reduced to 45 MPH where traffic is reduced to one lane for construction.

25

I-25 Under 88th Avenue - Structure E-17-LE -both directions-

Height restriction: The vertical clearance at structure E-17-LE has been lowered.  Please see clearance changes on Height map under the 'Changes to Existing Maps' tab at the top of this restriction report.


25

MP 217 to MP 223 (jct of I-25 & US 36 to 120th Ave) 11' width/14'6" height -both directions-

Width & Height restrictions: No permits over 11 feet wide and/or over 14 feet 6 inches in height.

These two restrictions are from 12:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m., seven days a week; until further notice.

--Ramps will be single lane ramps 24 hours a day, seven days a week.--

** 25

MP 255 to MP 257 (between HWY 66 & US34) 12' wide -both directions-

Width Restriction: Beginning May 1, 2016; Sundays through Fridays from 9:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. & again from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; no loads over 12 feet until August 10, 2016.  

OS loads that exceed 12' wide may travel between 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

25

MP 256.8 - Just South of US 34

Height restriction: The vertical clearance at structure C-17-EJ has been lowered. Please see clearance changes on height map at the bottom of this restriction report.

29

HWY 29 between HWY 115 and Academy Boulevard

Complete abandonment by the Colorado Department of Transportation to the City of Colorado Springs. Loads needing a permit must contact the City of Colorado Springs at 719-385-5908 for a permit to use this city street.

** 34bus

MP 10.5 to MP 10.75 (between 10th st & 13th st in Greeley,Co) 11' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Sept 2016.

36

Federal Blvd to 88th St (East of McCaslin Blvd) 10' width  -both directions-

Width restriction: No permits over 10 feet; 24 hours a day, seven days a week until further notice.

38

State Highway 38 between I-25 and Nevada Ave in Colorado Springs

Complete abandonment by the Colorado Department of Transportation to the City of Colorado Springs. Loads needing a permit must contact the City of Colorado Springs at 719-385-5908 for a permit to use this city street.

40

MP 233.1 to MP 257.6 - Winter Park to Empire (Berthoud Pass) 70' length -both directions-

Length restriction: No loads over 70 feet. This restriction is permanent.

 

50

City of Montrose - at LaSalle Rd

Height restriction: No permits over 15 feet 10 inches.

50

MP 82.6 - Olathe  16' height

Height restriction: No permits over 16 feet allowed under the signal on HWY 50 in Olathe.

 

50/287

Intersection of HWY 287 and HWY 50 East in City of Lamar

Length restriction: No permits over 90 feet traveling north on HWY 287 to eastbound HWY 50. Loads in excess of 90 feet in length should travel westbound on HWY 50 to 287 north to HWY 96 east to HWY 385.


50

MP 445.78 to MP 456.28 (between HWY 287 & HWY 385) 12' width -both directions-

Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet; 24 hours a day, seven days a week until July 15, 2016.

62

MP 22.5 to MP 23.4 (Clinton St to US 550) 11' width  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Nov 20, 2016.

67

MP 0.0 to MP 11 (Wetmore to Florence) 11' width -both directions-

Width restriction: No permits over 11 feet until further notice.

** 70

MP 61 to MP 58 (between DeBeque & Parachute) 12' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until June 2016.

70

MP 116 to MP 117 (jct of I70 & HWY 82), 14' width, eastbound

Width restriction: No loads over 14 feet; 24 hours a day, seven days a week until December 2016. This restriction includes the eastbound off-ramp at EXIT 116.

70

MP 116 to MP 133, Glenwood Springs to Dotsero (Glenwood Canyon) -both directions-

Width & Length restrictions: Loads that exceed 13' wide and/or 85' long must have a pilot escort in the rear while going through Glenwood Canyon at any time.

Both of these restrictions are permanent.

70

MP 168.48 to MP 169.19 (Eagle River Bridge, Eagle-Vail) -both directions-

Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet; 24 hours a day, seven days a week until May 23, 2016.

70

MP 173 to MP 176 (West Vail) 16' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 16 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until July 2, 2016.

On July 2, 2016; the frontage roads on both sides of I-70 at Exit 173 will be restricted to 14' in width until December 2016.

 

70

MP 213.6 - Eisenhower Tunnel  -both directions-

Width restriction: Permitted loads over 11 feet must pull over to get permission to pass through the tunnel.

Height restriction: Loads 13 feet 11 inches tall or less may now travel through the Eisenhower Tunnel.

**

70

MP 215.3 to MP 213.6 (Eisenhower Tunnel) 12' width  -westbound-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet on Sunday night April 24, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. until Friday morning April 29, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

70

West Idaho Springs Exit Ramp (Exit 239 Eastbound Only)

Complete closure of this ramp until further notice.

70

MP 274.76 - Intersection of I-70 and US 6, HWY 265 (Brighton Blvd) RR and city streets.

Weight restriction: No loads that exceed the orange axle weights on the bridge weight limit map (see www.coloradodot.info/business/permits/truckpermits) for color grid.

 

70

MP 274.76 to MP 276.58 - Brighton Blvd to Colorado Blvd  -both directions-

No OS/OW permitted loads allowed on this portion of I-70.

70

MP 278.92 - I-70 Structure E-17-KR (Structure which carries I-270 Eastbound OVER I-70)

Height restriction: The vertical clearance at structure has been lowered. Please see the clearance changes on the height map at the bottom of this report.

70

MP 329 to MP 341(east of Deer Trail) 12' width  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until July 15, 2016.

Also, old HWY 40 is not an allowable detour of this project for OS/OW loads.

70

MP 405 to MP 413 (from Seibert, Co. to Stratton, Co.) 12' width  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12', twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until June 15, 2016

70

MP 441 to MP 449 (between Burlington, Co. & KS line) 12' width  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2016.

76

MP 8.849 - I-76 Structure E-17-HC (Dahlia Street over I-76)

Height restriction The vertical clearance at this structure has been lowered.  Please see the clearance changes on the height map at the bottom of this report

** 76

MP 92 to MP 95 (from EXIT 95 to US6) 12' width -westbound-

Width Restriction: Beginning on May 9, 2016; no loads over 12 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Sept 16, 2016.

** 76

MP 92 to MP 102 (from US6 to EXIT 102) 12' width -eastbound-

Width Restriction: Beginning May 16, 2016; no loads over 12 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Sept 16, 2016

76

MP 101.7 to MP 114.9 (between Washington/Logan county line & HWY 63) 12' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until August 2016.

82

MP 0.1 to 0.4 (Grand Ave Bridge)  10' 6" width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 10' 6" permitted on the Grand Ave Bridge (HWY 82) everyday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. until June 2016.

82

MP 42.4 to MP 79 (Independence Pass)  -CLOSED FOR THE SEASON-

Closed for the season until Spring 2016.  Closure began Nov 4.2015.

83

HWY 83 Between Interquest Pkwy and Hwy 115 in Colorado Springs

Abandonment by the Colorado Department of Transportation to the City of Colorado Springs. Loads needing a permit must contact the City of Colorado Springs at 719-385-5908 for a permit to use this street.

   85

MP 280.3 to MP 290.9 (from Ault, Co to County Rd 104) 12' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. until November 2016.

90 Structure K-01-C at MP 15.2 that goes over the Dolores River is closed to all traffic, including any permitted loads.
119

MP 44 to MP 45  (between US36 & HWY 157) 10' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2016. 

119

MP 59 to MP 63.8 (County line Rd to I-25) 11' wide -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until July 24, 2017.

121

MP 8.267 to MP 8.550 - Wadsworth Blvd at Bear Creek (Just North of Hampden Ave)  10' width -both directions-

Width restriction: No permits over 10 feet; 24 hours a day, seven days a week until further notice.

138,113, 6, 14

In the City of Sterling   -No permitted loads during curfew

Width, Height and Length restriction: No oversize permits may travel in the City of Sterling from  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., 12 (noon) to 1:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.to 6:00 p.m. every day of the week.

138/385

Intersection of HWY 138 and US 385 in Julesburg

Width restriction: No permits over 12 feet.

Length restriction: No permits over 90 feet.

Both these restrictions are permanent.

149

MP 21 to MP 22 (HWY 149 in Creede, Co.) 85' length limit  -both directions-

Length Restriction:  No loads over 85' on HWY 149 through the town of Creede, Co.

**

149

MP 56 to MP 70 (from Quiet Valley Rd to Lake City, CO) 10' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: Beginning May 2, 2016; no loads over 10 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until September 2016.

160

MP 374.209 - Trinchera Creek

Structure # P-20-G was removed.

 

160

MP 438.252 - East of the City of Kim

Weight restriction: Structure O-25-H has been replaced with O-25-AA which now makes this a white structure. Black rated structures O-25-C & O-03-J are still on US 160, between Kim, Co. & US 287.

196

HWY 196 Between US 287 and US 385

Abandonment by the Colorado DOT to Prowers County in 2010. OS/OW loads wanting to use this former state hwy that is now a county road must contact Prowers County for permit/permission to use it.

 

225

MP 7.9 (Alameda Ave) Northbound & Southbound Lanes 

Height restriction: No permits over 15 feet and 6 inches. Loads that are taller must contact the City of Aurora Police Department at least one hour before arrival at this intersection to arrange for a police escort to stop traffic so the load may exit and re-enter I-225 without traffic congestion or accidents. Aurora PD's phone number is 303-627-3100.


256

HWY 256 is no longer under jurisdiction of CDOT - Please contact local municipalities for permission to use their road.
257

MP 10.6 to MP 11.5 (City of Windsor - Main St)*

Length restriction: No loads over 115 feet.  This restriction is permanent & 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

*This restriction affects the portion of HWY 257 between 7th St and CR 19 within the Windsor city limits.

266

MP 2.627  (Ft Lyons Storage canal)

Weight color change:  Orange structure L-22-E has been replaced by bridge L-22-CM which has no weight restrictions.  Weight Map colors change from "ORANGE" to "WHITE"

 

265

MP 1.198 - Brighton Blvd just north of I-70

Height restriction: The vertical clearance at structure # E-17-A has been lowered. Please see clearance changes on height map listed at the bottom of this restriction report.

**

270 FLYOVER 

MP 4.93 (flyover from eastbound I-270 to eastbound I-70)  

NO OVERWEIGHT LOADS (80K GVW, 36K/tandem, 20K/axle)  -eastbound-

**EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY**    -NO OVERWEIGHT LOADS ALLOWED ON EASTBOUND I-270 FLYOVER TO EASTBOUND I-70 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE-

 

285/112

Intersection of US 285 and HWY 112

Height restriction: No permits over 15 feet 9 inches.

287/50

Intersection of US 287 and US 50 East in City of Lamar

Length restriction: No loads over 90 feet traveling north on US 287 to eastbound US 50. Loads in excess of 90 feet in length should travel westbound on US 50 to US 287 northbound to HWY 96 eastbound to US 385.

287

MP 314.9 - MP 315.6 (jct of HWY 119 north to 5th Ave)  10' width  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet; 24 hours a day, seven days a week until July 2016. 

 

287

MP 113.444 - Eads

Height restriction: No permits over 16 feet 6 inches may go under railroad structure No. K-25-L. Must contact the City of Eads for permission to go around this structure.

287

MP 21 to MP 133 (21 miles north of OK line to HWY 40 @ Kit Carson, Co) 16' width  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 16 feet. Twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Sept 30, 2016

291

MP 7.5 to 8.5 (bridge J-12-E over the Arkansas River)  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until May 7, 2016.

317

MP 6.2 to MP 12

Weight restriction: Any loads that exceed secondary highway weight limits (85K-GVW,40K-tandems) will be Chapter 6 Specials.

 

385/138

Intersection of US 385 and HWY 138 in Julesburg, CO

Width & Length restrictions: No permits over 12 feet wide and/or over 90 feet in length.

Both these restrictions are permanent.

392

MP 115.5 to MP 125.9 (US85 to CR 68) 10' width  -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Sept 2016.

E-470 Annual Permit holders wanting to travel on E-470 must contact the E-470 authorities at least 48 hours in advance for a permit. The phone number is 303-537-3700.

 

550

MP 90.8 Ouray

No permitted loads through tunnel.

550

MP 4.8 to 5.3 (just north of county rd 310) 12', northbound

Width Restriction:  No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until further notice.

 

 

Maps

Bridge Weight Limit Map
Double Dolly Weight Chart
Pilot Escort & Oversize Restriction Map
Height Restriction Map

HazMat Map

Colorado Rural Electric Map

Please Note: The maximum height through the Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnels
on I-70 between mileposts 205 and 216 is 13 ft. 11 in.

Field Log of Structures

Changes to Existing Maps

COLOR CHANGES ON BRIDGE WEIGHT LIMIT MAP

DATED DECEMBER 2015

Route #

Reference Point

Structure #

Structure Type

Bridge Color

Intersected Feature

I-270

4.931

E-17-KR

CBGC

Black

I-270 EB flyover to EB I-70


CLEARANCE CHANGES ON HEIGHT RESTRICTION MAP

(Allow for a 3" bounce when passing under structures)

DATED MAY 1, 2000

Route #

Reference Point

Structure #

Structure Type

Max N/E Min

Max S/W Min

Intersected Feature

25 99.95 K-18-J CSG

NE

16'3"

SW

15'6"

I-25 and US 50 B in Pueblo
25 219.0

E-17-LE

 

WGCK

NE

16'3"

SW

15'6"

I-25 at 88th Avenue in Thornton
25 256.8 C-17-EJ WG

NE

15'9"

SW

15'9"

RR Str. Just South of US 34
70 278.920 E-17-KR CBGC

NE

15'9"

SW

15'11"

I-270 ML EBND (Structure which carries I-270 eastbound OVER I-70)
70 371.482 G-23-AD WGCK

NE 

16'0"

SW

17'2"

County Road 31

76

8.849

E-17-HC

WGC

NE

16'3"

SW

16'1"

Dahlia Street

160

374.209 P-20-G Removed Trinchera Creek
265 1.198

E-17-A

CSC

NE

 11'5"

SW

11'4"

1/2 Mile North of Race St. (BNSF RR structure)

 

CHANGES TO THE PILOT ESCORT AND OVERSIZE RESTRICTION MAP DATED JUNE 2006

Route #

Reference Points

Changes

Location

2D 0.00 to 4.99 Abandonment by CDOT to Adams County I-76 to old HWY 7 in Brighton, Co.
7D 76.988 to 81.644 Abandonment by CDOT to Adams County US 85 to I-76
21 Abandonment by the City of Colorado Springs to CDOT Powers Blvd in Co Spgs from I-25 at Northgate to Drennan Rd.
29 Abandonment by CDOT to the City of Colorado Springs Between HWY 115 and Academy Blvd
38 Abandonment by CDOT to the City of Colorado Springs Between I-25 and Nevada Ave in the City of Colorado Springs.

82

42.440 to 47.0

Red to Yellow

And no 35 feet length restriction in this area.

West Aspen to E. of Aspen 5 Miles (West side of Independence Pass)

83 Abandonment by CDOT to the City of Colorado Springs Between Interquest Parkway and HWY 115
105 I-25 to SH 83 Abandoment by CDOT. Must contact El Paso County Between I-25 and HWY 83
196 8.922 to 35.637 No longer a state highway. From US 287 east to US 385 Wiley to Bristol
256 No longer a state highway from US 60 to HWY 85
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Truck Permit Office

CDOT Permit Office
4201 East Arkansas Avenue, Rm 124
Denver, Colorado 80222
Long Distance: 1-800-350-3765
Local Calls: 303-757-9539

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Phone calls accepted 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Walk-Ins until 4:00 pm
Note: Permit Staff Meetings are typically scheduled on
Thursdays, 10:00 am - 10:30 am (MT)

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