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Atlanta District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Atlanta District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Teresa Willis (903) 799-1284
Cathy Heldt (903) 799-1282

County Date Restriction
Atlanta District, All Counties, All Highways 11-14-07 Over 17’ high: Must have the following statement on the permit:

The carrier will be required to use a TxDOT pre-qualified signal contractor to disconnect, temporarily raise, and reconnect any overhead mast arm. This work will be performed to the satisfaction of TxDOT.
All costs will be the responsibility of the carrier.
The Atlanta District Traffic Engineer must be notified in advance. A list of contractors may be obtained from the Atlanta District Traffic Engineer at 903-799-1480.
Atlanta District, All Counties, All Highways 06-15-12 All loads over 32' wide: The permit specialist must obtain approval from the Atlanta District prior to issuing the permit.
Bowie County, City of Texarkana 01-01-86 12' max width in Texarkana during the hours of 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This is a permanent restriction.
Bowie County, IH30 07-08-14 12' max width between ½ mile west of FM44 and ¼ mile west of SP86.
Bowie County, US59 NB 05-07-08 Over 16’6" high: Must use inside lane to detour the sign mast arm just south (approximately 1200’) of FM989.
Bowie County, US59 SB @ SH93 11-07-08 12’ max width on the right turn ramp when travelling US59 SB to SW @ SH93.
Over 12’wide may turn right at the signals.
Bowie County, US59 NB to W.IH30 EB 04-29-13 254,000 lbs max weight traveling US59 NB to W.IH30 EB.
Bowie County, US67 NB 05-07-08 Over 15' high must use inside lane to detour the sign mast arm just southwest (approximately 1200') of FM989.
Bowie County, US67 NB 10-10-08 In Texarkana: 50’ max length under the low railroad bridge (the 13' 6" overhead structure) between SH93 and US82.
Bowie County, JCT US82 & US259 08-27-09 Over 14' wide: A front escort is required for the following maneuvers at JCT US82 & US259:
  • US259 NB or SB crossing US82
  • US259 NB to US82 EB
  • US259 NB to US82 WB
  • US82 EB to US259 SB
  • US82 WB to US259 SB


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Bowie County, US82 10-28-13 11' max width between FM1840 and IH30.
    Bowie County, US82 from Hooks to New Boston 10-04-93 14' max width on US82 between FM560 and SH8 during the hours of 6-8am and 3-5pm 7 days a week.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Bowie County, JCT US82 & FM989 04-05-07 65' max length for the following turns at JCT US82 & FM989:
  • US82 EB to FM989 NB
  • US82 EB to FM989 SB
  • US82 WB to FM989 NB
  • US82 WB to FM989 SB
  • Bowie County, JCT US82 & FM989 04-10-07 65' max length for the following turns at JCT US82 & FM989:
  • FM989 NB to US82 EB
  • FM989 NB to US82 WB
  • FM989 SB to US82 EB
  • FM989 SB to US82 WB
  • Bowie and Cass Counties, SH8 02-19-09 Over 12’ wide: A front escort is required between 1 mile north of the Bowie/Cass County line and 1 mile south of the Bowie/Cass County line.
    Over 12’ wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge while crossing the Wright-Patman Lake at the Bowie/Cass County line. The escort driver may flag for the load here.
    Camp and Titus Counties, US271 06-22-12 10' max width between CR2116/CR4145 north and Pittsburg to SH49.
    CR2116/CR4145 is located approximately 1 mile south of the Camp/Titus County line.
    Camp County, US271 SB 05-07-08 Over 15’6" high: Must use inside lane to detour the sign mast arm just north of LP179.
    Camp County, US271 NB 05-07-08 Over 16’ high: Must use inside lane to detour the sign mast arm just south of LP179.
    Camp County, SH11 07-21-86 No permits between US271 and LP238 in Pittsburg.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Camp County, FM557 07-21-86 No permits between US271 and SH11 in Pittsburg.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Camp County, FM993 07-21-86 No permits between US271 and SH11 in Pittsburg.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Camp County, LP238 07-21-86 No permits between N.US271 and S.US271 in Pittsburg.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, US59 SB at Emma Lena Ln in Atlanta 05-07-08 17' max height southbound at Emma Lena Ln.
    Emma Lena Ln is located approximately 1/2 mile north of FM249.
    Cass County, US59 02-08-12 12' max width between 1/2 mile south of FM3129 and 1/2 mile north of FM3129.
    Cass County, US59 07-08-14 11' max width between ½ mile south of FM3129 and 1 mile north of FM3129.
    Cass and Bowie Counties, SH8 02-19-09 Over 12’ wide: A front escort is required between 1 mile north of the Bowie/Cass County line and 1 mile south of the Bowie/Cass County line.
    Over 12’ wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge while crossing the Wright-Patman Lake at the Bowie/Cass County line. The escort driver may flag for the load here.
    This is due to narrow road and bridge conditions
    Cass County, JCT SH11 & FM130 02-20-13 No lowboy type trailers for all turns at JCT SH11 & FM130.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, SH11 07-21-86 No permits between SH8 and US59 in Linden.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, JCT SH43 & S.FM1841 11-14-12 No lowboy type trailers for the following turns at JCT SH43 & S.FM1841:
  • SH43 NB to FM1841 EB
  • SH43 SB to FM1841 EB
  • FM1841 WB to SH43 NB
  • FM1841 WB to SH43 SB


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, JCT SH43 & FM248/N.FM1841 11-14-12 No lowboy type trailers for the following turns at JCT SH43 & FM248/N.FM1841:
  • SH43 NB to FM248/FM1841 WB
  • SH43 SB to FM248/FM1841 WB
  • FM248/FM1841 EB to SH43 NB
  • FM248/FM1841 EB to SH43 SB


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, JCT FM74 & LP236 06-26-13 65' max length for all turns at JCT FM74 & LP236 in Queen City.
    Cass County, FM74 07-18-12 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing just east of LP236.
    Cass County, FM96 03-14-08 10' max width and/or no length between US59 and SH77.
    Over 10’ wide: The permit officer must obtain district approval and the load must have front and rear escorts.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, FM125 07-21-96 No permits between SH11 and US59.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, FM125 08-27-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between SH43 and the Louisiana line.
    Cass County, FM249 09-25-13 75' max length between US59 and FM785.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, FM249 at Louise St in Atlanta 11-01-13 No permits at the intersection of FM249 & Louise St.
    This restriction also affects all turns at this intersection.
    Louise St is located approximately ¼ mile west of FM251.
    Cass County, FM251 09-25-13 75' max length between SH77 and FM785.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, FM785 09-25-13 75' max length between FM249 and FM251.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, FM1399 08-22-12 No permits between SH8 and FM250.
    Cass County, FM1841 09-25-13 75' max length between SH77 and FM249.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cass County, FM2791 09-11-02 All over width loads: Front and rear escorts are required between US59 and SH77.
    Harrison County, IH20/US80 SFR 07/10/13 No weight on the SFR between W.US80 and E.US80.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Harrison County, IH20 08-18-11 16' max width into/out of Louisiana.
    Harrison County, US59 SB 05-07-08 Over 16’ high: Must use inside lane to detour the sign mast arm just north of IH20.NFR.
    Harrison County, US59 NB 05-07-08 Over 15’6" high: Must use inside lane to detour the sign mast arm just south of IH20.SFR.
    Harrison County, US59 NB 05-07-08 Over 15’ high: Must use inside lane to detour the sign mast arm just south of LP390.
    Harrison County, US80 10-20-05 17’6" max height at the FM968 intersection on either road.

    This is due to traffic lights.
    Harrison County, US80 01-21-09 15’ max height between W.LP390 and E.LP390, in Marshall.
    Harrison County, US80/IH20 07-21-86 All traffic on US80 is routed over the IH20.NFR from FM134 west of Waskom for 3 miles west to the point where IH20 and US80 split.
    All permits routed on US80 from Marshall to the Louisiana State Line must have the "IH20 NFR" in the route.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Harrison County, US80 07-14-08 70,000 lbs max GVW into or out of Louisiana.
    This restriction applies to all loads including manufactured housing, mobile offices, and portable buildings.

    Verify with the customers that the gross weight does not exceed 70,000 lbs.
    Note on the permit that the gross weight does not exceed 70,000 lbs.

    This is a Louisiana restriction
    Harrison and Marion Counties, SH43 02-09-09 Over 14' wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge to cross the Big Cypress Creek at Marion/Harrison County Line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Harrison County, SH43 03-23-10 Curfew: 14' max width between N.US59 in Marshall and LP449 in Karnack between the hours of 6-8am and 3-5pm.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Harrison County, SH154 08-21-11 18' max width, 15'6" max height, and/or 75' max length between 5 ¼ miles east of FM2208 and 5 ¼ miles west of W.LP390.
    Harrison County, FM9 08-18-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between E.US80 and FM1999.
    Harrison County, FM134 08-22-14 No permits between IH20 and FM1998.
    Harrison County, FM450 05-08-09 16’6" high max at the railroad crossing just south of US80.

    This is due to overhead lights at this railroad crossing.
    Harrison County, FM450 08-05-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between US80 and W.FM449.
    Harrison County, FM451 08-18-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between E.US80 and FM1999.No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between FM31 and FM9.
    Harrison County, FM1997 08-05-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between US80 and E.LP390.
    Harrison County, FM1997 10-10-05 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing located just west of US59.
    Harrison County, FM1998 08-23-13 12' max width and/or no weight between LP390 and FM134.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Harrison County, JCT FM1998 & FM2199 05-28-08 No lowboy type trailers for all turns at JCT FM1998 & FM2199.
    Harrison County, FM2198 07-24-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between SH43 and the end of state maintenance east of SH43.
    Harrison County, FM2199 05-28-08 No lowboy type trailers between US80 and FM1998.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Harrison County, FM2208 08-05-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between FM2879 and W.FM449.
    Harrison County, FM2625 08-14-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between 1 ½ miles east of SH43 and FM31.
    Harrison County, FM2625 09-10-13 12' width and/or no weight between FM31 and FM9.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Harrison County, NE.LP390 08-18-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between E.US80 and US59.
    Marion and Harrison Counties, SH43 02-09-09 Over 14' wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge to cross the Big Cypress Creek at Marion/Harrison County Line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Marion County, FM134 11-14-97 No permits between SH49 and FM2208.
    Marion County, FM726 07-21-96 No permits between FM729 and FM3001.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Morris County, Daingerfield City Streets 10-22-08 Do not use city streets to detour low overhead structure on US259/SH49/SH11 in Daingerfield.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Morris County, US259 06-10-14 No permits between US67 and SH77.
    Morris County, FM144 06-13-13 No lowboy trailers over the railroad crossing south of E.US67.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Morris County, FM161 06-04-12 No permits between SH338 and US67.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Panola County, JCT US59 & S.BU59 & SH149 in Carthage 09-02-14 In Carthage: No permits for the following maneuvers at JCT US59 & S.BU59 & SH149:
  • SH149 EB to S.BU59 NB
  • SH149 EB to US59 SB
  • SH149 EB to SH149 WB
  • Panola County, BU59 09-11-86 No permits between S.US59 and N.US59 in Carthage.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Panola County, BU79 09-11-86 No permits between W.US79 and E.US79 in Carthage.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Panola County, SH149 04-17-14 11' max width between US59 and SH315.
    Panola County, SH149 08-08-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between N.US79 and SP152.
    Panola County, FM9 08-18-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between US79 and the Harrison/Panola County line.
    Panola County, FM31 09-02-14 No permits between the Louisiana line and FM2517.
    Panola County, FM124 07-19-13 No permits between SH149 and N.FM959 in Beckville.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Panola County, FM348 08-08-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between SH315 and the Rusk/Panola County line.
    Panola County, FM959 08-14-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between FM1794 and SH43.
    Panola County, FM2517 08-11-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between FM3359 and the Louisiana line.
    Panola County, FM3359 08-08-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between FM2517 and the Louisiana State Line.
    Titus and Camp, US271 06-22-12 10' max width between CR2116/CR4145 north of Pittsburg and SH49.
    CR2116/CR4145 is located approximately 1 mile south of the Camp/Titus County line.
    Titus County, US271
    Portion of FM899
    11-08-12 12' max width between S.FM899 and FM1734.
    This restriction also affects FM899 where it is double signed with US271.
    Titus County, US271 05-04-09 24’ max width on the Ripley Creek bridge.
    The Ripley Creek bridge is located approximately 1 ¼ miles south of FM1896 (north of Mt. Pleasant).
    Titus County, US271 06-13-14 11' max width between FM1896 and the Franklin/Titus County line.
    Titus County, BU271 in Mount Pleasant 10-07-98 No permits between US67 and SH49.
    Titus County, FM3417 05-26-06 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing on the west side of US271.
    Upshur and Marion Counties, SH155 02-09-09 Over 14' wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge to cross the Lake-o-the-Pines Bridge at Marion/Upshur County Line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Upshur County, FM2119 08-27-14 No width, 75' max length, and/or no weight between FM555 and FM1972.
    Last updated on Tue, Sep 2, 2014

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