YUKON TERRITORY OVERSIZE PERMITS & ESCORTS INFORMATION
PERMITS: Permits are valid for one trip. A permit number is issued when permit is ordered, to allow you to go into the port or scale.
OPERATING TIME: Sunrise to sunset.
Tractor Wheelbase: Tractor wheelbase is not limited if overall length does not exceed 85′.
Tridem Drive Tractor: Allowed, but lift axles are not allowed and must be up all the way.
Spread Axles: A spread axle group (10′ to 10’6″spaceing) is allowed up to 42,107 pounds for the combination,
Lift Axles: are considered legal but must carry its full share of the weight.
- 53′ semi-trailer (lift axle must be up)
- 75′ overall
Weight: Depends on axle spacings
- Steer – 12,100
- Single – 22,000
- Tandem – 42,000
- Tridem – 50,600
ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS
*No set maximums – depends on load and routes
- Single – 25,350
- Tandem – 51,920
- Tridem 59,840
- Over 91′- l escort.
- Over 101’9″ – 2 escorts
Overhang: Over 21’4″ beyond last axle – 1 escort
- Over 10’5″ – 1 escort
- Over 12’6″ – 2 escorts
Height: Excessive height, case-by-case basis – l escort
Note: Some routes may impose additional escort requirements.
SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS: Flags are required on all overwidth and overlength vehicles and loads on all four corners or projections. “Wide Load” or “Long Load” signs should be used on oversized loads. lf load is both wide and long, the “Oversized Load”, or “Wide Load” signs should be used.
SEASONAL LOAD RESTRICTIONS: The main highway between BC and Alaska is normally restricted to legal weights only during spring thaw period. The timing of this period is variable, depending on weather. It may start in March or April and can continue into June in some years.