Oversize Loads

A 227-foot-long truck traveling eastbound I-10 near Benson.
An oversized load moving through the state will require a brief closure of eastbound I-10 near Benson early Sunday (Dec. 6).
Tractor trailer carrying oversize load
Class C permits help oversize loads travel safely through the state.
Truck transporting a over-sized load: Transformer
A majorly massive haul consisting of one (very big) transformer is being moved (very slowly) through Arizona to its final destination in Yuma.
Oversize load crossing bridge
Now that you know a little about the ADOT permitting process involved with moving oversize loads, take a look at the latest heavy haul to cross Arizona’s highways. The video above shows just a portion of the journey this 285-ton load took beginning the first week of August.
Oversize load moving on Arizona highway
When it comes to describing some hauls, the term “oversize load” is a major understatement. We’re talking about the enormous “super-loads” driven through the state each day. Maybe you’ve seen them on the freeways … they’re the trucks lugging gigantic transformers, generators, turbines, and even houseboats.
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