Yukon Information

Yukon Territory Oversize Permits

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.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:

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.

LEGAL DIMENSIONS

Length:

  • 53′ semi-trailer (lift axle must be up)
  • 75′ overall

Width: 8’6″

Height: 13’6″

Weight: Depends on axle spacings

  • Steer – 12,100
  • Single – 22,000
  • Tandem – 42,000
  • Tridem – 50,600

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS

Length: *

Overhang: *

Width: *

Height: *

*No set maximums – depends on load and routes

Weight:

  • Single – 25,350
  • Tandem – 51,920
  • Tridem 59,840

ESCORTS

Length:

  • Over 91′- l escort.
  • Over 101’9″ – 2 escorts

Overhang: Over 21’4″ beyond last axle – 1 escort

Width:

  • 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.

Paper Only

Important!

We are not a permit service. We do not arrange permits for carriers. The following is for informational purposes only. We also do not answer permit and escort requirements. Always read your permits and provisions sheets carefully. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.