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Bryan District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Bryan District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Jan Robbins (979) 778-9775
Terry Paholek (979) 778-9754
PJ Vargas (979) 778-9746

If a county you are looking for is not listed on this page, we are unaware of any restrictions in that county.

Abbreviation Description:

  • ML: Main Lane
  • EFR: East Frontage Road
  • WFR: West Frontage Road
  • NFR: North Frontage Road
  • SFR: South Frontage Road
  • NB: Northbound
  • SB: Southbound
  • EB: Eastbound
  • WB: Westbound
  • NB: No permits northbound between SH150/S.FM1374 and 1 ¾ miles north of SH150/S.FM1374.
  • SB:10' max width southbound between 1 ¾ miles north of SH150/S.FM1374 and SH150/S.FM1374.
  • County Date Restriction
    Bryan District, All Counties, All State Maintained Highways 08-08-16 Over 17' high:
  • The mover must contact Bryan District 24 hours prior to moving in any county within Bryan District by calling during the business hours of 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Monday through Friday: (979) 778-9749 or email anytime: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The mover must provide the permit number associated with their load
  • The mover must use a TxDOT approved signal contractor to disconnect, temporarily raise, and reconnect any overhead mast arm or span wire assemblies. The signal mast arms must not be pushed up by the mover's signal contractor without unbolting them from the signal pole. This work will be performed to satisfaction of TxDOT.
  • All costs will be the responsibility of the mover.
  • Brazos County, City of Bryan 05-19-15 Over 15' high: The mover must contact the City of Bryan Public Works 24 hours prior to entering the Bryan city limits: (979) 209-5900.
    Any vehicle requiring Bryan Police Department assistance: The mover must call 24 hours prior to entering Bryan city limits: (979) 209-5300.
    This includes, but not limited to, the sections of SH6, SH21, and FM2818 inside the Bryan city limits.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Brazos County, Cities of Bryan and College Station 07-02-10 No permits on all highways inside the loop formed by FM2818 and SH6.
    This restriction does not affect SH21 through Bryan.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Brazos County,
    Cities of Bryan and College Station
    09-17-12 Curfew: 16'6" max height and/or 254,000 lbs GVW in the Bryan and College Station city limits during the hours of 07:00 - 08:30 AM and 03:30 - 06:00 PM.
    Brazos County, SH6 WFR 03-03-17 In Bryan-College Stattion: 16' max width on the WFR between SH21 and Old Reliance Rd/Martin Luther King Jr St.
    Old Reliance Rd/Martin Luther King Jr St is located approximately ¾ miles south of SH21.
    Brazos County, SH6 SB Ramps 03-03-17 In Bryan-College Stattion: No permits on all SB Exit and Entrance Ramps between SH21 and Old Reliance Rd/Martin Luther King Jr St.
    Old Reliance Rd/Martin Luther King Jr St is located approximately ¾ miles south of SH21.
    Brazos County, Woodville Rd over SH6 in Bryan 09-25-12 In Bryan: 10' max width and/or 65' max length over SH6.
    Woodville Rd is located approximately ¾ mile north of FM974.
    Brazos, Grimes, and Washington Counties, SH105 02-24-16 Over 12' wide: Law enforcement escorts are required to stop traffic when the load crosses the Navasota River, Brazos River, and the Coles Creek between FM1155 and FM379.
    Brazos and Robertson Counties, FM50 02-06-13 Curfew: No width between E.SH21 and US79 from 07:00 - 08:00 AM and 03:00 - 05:00 PM Monday through Friday.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Brazos County, FM60 03-20-17 12' max width between SH47 and FM2154.
    Brazos County, FM159 01-19-17 12' max width between SH105 and SH6.
    Brazos County, FM2154 10-13-16 10' max width between SH40 and FM159.
    Brazos County, JCT FM2154 & FM2818 07-26-12 10' max width and/or 80' max length at JCT FM2154 & FM2818 for the following turns:
  • FM2154 NB to FM2818 WB
  • FM2154 SB to FM2818 WB
  • FM2818 EB to FM2154 NB
  • Brazos County, FM2818 08-16-12 In Bryan-College Station: 16'6" max height between S.BS6 and FM60.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Burleson County, FM60 01-10-11 12’ max width and/or 13’ max height between FM111 and SH21.
    Burleson County, FM166 12-07-09 No permits between SH36 and FM3058.
    Freestone County, US84
    Portion of FM80
    07-28-17 10' max width and/or no weight between the Limestone/Freestone County line and ¼ mile east of W.FM80.
    This restriction also affects FM80 where it is double signed with US84.
    Freestone County, US84 07-28-17 10' max width and/or no weight between E.BU84 in Teague and IH45.EFR.
    Freestone County, SH164 08-08-17 No weight between the Limestone/Freestone County line and 1 ½ miles west of W.FM80. 
    Freestone County, FM27
    Portion of FM80
    07-31-17 10' max width and/or no weight between SH14 and E.FM80.
    This restriction also affects FM80 where it is double signed with FM27.
    Freestone and Navarro Counties, FM246 07-31-17 10' max width and/or no weight between FM27 and IH45.
    Freestone County, FM488 12-18-15 16' max width between US84 and US287.
    Freestone County, FM489 08-08-17 No weight between S.FM80 and SH179.
    Freestone County, FM833 EB to SH75 NB 04-21-11 100' max length traveling FM833 EB to SH75 NB.
    Freestone County, FM833 07-31-17 10' max width and/or no weight between IH45 and 1 ½ miles west of FM488.
    Freestone County, FM2777 07-28-17 10' max width and/or no weight between US84 and FM1365.
    Freestone County, SP114
    Portion of IH45 EFR
    07-31-17 10' max width and/or no weight between IH45 and SH75.
    This restriction also affects IH45 EFR between FM80 and SP114.
    Freestone County, PR64 07-31-17 10' max width and/or no weight between FM3285 and the end of state maintenance north of FM3285.
    Grimes County, Navasota Truck Route 05-07-98 In Navasota Must use the designated truck route which is jointly approved by TxDOT and the local jurisdictions.
    The truck route consists of: SH6, BS6 between FM379 and SP515, BS6 between N.SH6 and FM3090, FM379, SP515, Blackshear St, and 5th St.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Grimes County, JCT SH6 & FM1227 02-14-13 No lowboy type trailers for all turns at JCT SH6 & FM1227.
    Grimes County, JCT SH6 & SH90/N.SH105 04-15-15 No permits for the following turns at JCT SH6 & SH90/N.SH105:
  • SH6 NB to SH90 EB
  • SH105 EB to N.SH6 SB
  • SH90 WB to SH6 NB
  • Grimes County, JCT SH30 & FM1486 03-05-14 16' max width and/or 125' max length for all turns at JCT SH30 & FM1486.
    Grimes County, JCT SH30 & SH90 02-28-14 100' max length for all turns at JCT SH30 & SH90.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Grimes County, JCT SH90 & FM1774 02-11-14 100' max length for all turns at JCT SH90 & FM1774.
    Grimes County, SH90
    Portion of FM1696
    03-08-16 10' max width between Bob Mathews St south of Bedias and the Madison/Grimes County line.
    Bob Mathews St is located approximately 1 ¼ miles south of S.FM1696.
    This restriction also affects FM1696 where it is double signed with SH90.
    Grimes, Brazos, and Washington Counties, SH105 02-24-16 Over 12' wide: Law enforcement escorts are required to stop traffic when the load crosses the Navasota River, Brazos River, and the Coles Creek between FM1155 and FM379.
    Grimes County, JCT SH105 & FM1774 02-28-14 No lowboy type trailers for all turns at JCT SH105 & FM1774.
    Grimes, Leon, and Madison Counties, FM39 08-03-15 Permission: Permitted vehicles that cannot reduce axle weights for 58,420 lbs GVW Load Zoned highways may travel on FM39 only if the load has an origin or destination on FM39.
    Grimes County, FM244 02-07-17 16’ max width and/or 125’ max length between SH30 and ½ mile south of SH30.
    Grimes County, FM362 04-13-11 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossings just south of SH105.
    Grimes County, FM1696
    Portion of SH90
    05-01-17 12' max width between FM39 and Plum St in Bedias.
    Plum St is located just east of FM2620.
    This restriction also affects SH90 where it is double signed with FM1696.
    Grimes County, FM3090 01-19-17 12' max width between SH6 and FM3455.
    Grimes County, FM3090 01-17-17 No permits between FM3455 and FM149.
    Grimes County, FM3090 01-19-17 12' max width between FM149 and FM244.
    Grimes County, LP429 in Anderson 06-14-11 No permits between FM1774 and FM149.
    Leon County, IH45 WFR 11-26-07 100' max length on the WFR between OSR and FM977.
    Leon County, JCT IH45 & FM977 09-13-07 No length for the following turns at JCT IH45 & FM977:
  • IH45 ML NB to FM977 EB
  • IH45 ML NB to FM977 WB
  • IH45 ML SB to FM977 EB
  • IH45 ML SB to FM977 WB


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Leon County, IH45 WFR 10-26-07 100' max length between SH7 and US79.
    Leon County, SH7 08-11-97 Must not use county roads to detour the 16'6" overhead structure in Concord.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Leon County, SH7 04-19-17 12' max width and/or no weight between Rusk St in Centerville and 3 ¾ miles east of FM1511.
    Rusk St is located approximately ⅛ mile east of SH75.
    Leon County, SH7 09-30-99 Over 12' wide must have a flagman to warn oncoming traffic when crossing the center of the Trinity River Bridge located at the Houston/Leon County Line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Leon County, FM3 02-10-15 12' max width between FM39 and FM977.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Leon, Grimes, and Madison Counties, FM39 08-03-15 Permission: Permitted vehicles that cannot reduce axle weights for 58,420 lbs GVW Load Zoned highways may travel on FM39 only if the load has an origin or destination on FM39.
    Leon County, FM542 08-14-17 10' max width and/or no weight between FM3178 and 9 ¾ miles north of FM3178.
    Leon County, FM1119 08-14-17 10' max width and/or no weight between FM579 and 3 ¾ miles north of FM811.
    Leon County, FM1511 08-14-17 10' max width and/or no weight between FM3178 and FM831.
    Madison County, IH45/US190 EFR 08-14-17 10' max width and/or no weight on the EFR between the end of state maintenance south of SP67 and SH21.
    Madison County, US190/SH21 06-09-00 12' max width between FM978 and SH75.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Madison County, SH21 09-30-99 Over 12' wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge to cross the Trinity River at the Houston/Madison County line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Madison County, SH75 09-13-07 14'5" max height between SH90 and N.IH45.

    This is due to low lights and lines.
    Madison County, SH90 08-14-17 10' max width and/or no weight between the Grimes/Madison County line and SP174.
    Madison County, OSR 05-07-98 Lowboy type trailers must use caution at the railroad crossing just east of FM39.
    Madison County, OSR 08-14-17 10' max width and/or no weight between SH21 and FM579.
    Madison, Grimes, and Leon Counties, FM39 08-03-15 Permission: Permitted vehicles that cannot reduce axle weights for 58,420 lbs GVW Load Zoned highways may travel on FM39 only if the load has an origin or destination on FM39.
    Madison County, FM978 08-23-07 Lowboy type trailers must use caution over railroad crossing just east of FM39.
    Madison County, FM1372 08-23-07 Lowboy type trailers must use caution over railroad crossing just east of FM39.
    Madison County, FM2158 08-14-17 10' max width and/or no weight between SH21 and FM1428.
    Madison County, SP104 01-06-99 No permits between SH75 and IH45.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Madison County, SP174 07-21-86 No permits between SH90 and US190.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Milam County, US79
    Portion of FM487
    06-22-17 10' max width between W.FM487 and US77.
    This restriction also affects FM487 where it is double signed with US79.
    Milam County, US190/SH36 05-06-15 Over 12' wide: Front and rear law enforcement escorts are required between the Bell/Milam County line and W.FM1915.
  • The law enforcement escorts must control traffic when the load travels under the UP Railroad bridge located just east of the Bell/Milam County line.
  • The mover must contact TxDOT's Milam County Maintenance Office at least one business day prior to entering this restriction: (254) 697-6629.
  • The mover must provide the TxDOT Maintenance Office the names and cell phone numbers of the escorts.
  • Milam County, FM1444 05-30-13 No weight between US77 and FM1445.
    Milam County, FM1445 05-30-13 No weight between FM1444 and the Falls/Milam County line.
    Robertson County, US79/SH6 06-17-93 19' max width and/or 16'5" max height between N.FM391 and FM485.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Robertson County, JCT US79 & FM46 04-27-17 15' max height for the following maneuvers at JCT US79 & FM46.
  • FM46 NB/SB
  • US79 NB to FM46 SB
  • US79 SB to FM46 SB
  • FM46 NB to US79 NB
  • FM46 NB to US79 SB
  • Robertson County, FM46 07-05-04 No lowboy type trailers with 09" or less clearance crossing the railroad tracks located between US79 and FM2446.
    Robertson and Brazos Counties, FM50 02-06-13 Curfew: No width between E.SH21 and US79 from 07:00 - 08:00 AM and 03:00 - 05:00 PM Monday through Friday.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Robertson County, FM50 02-08-01 No lowboy type trailers with 09" or less clearance crossing the railroad tracks 1/4 mile south of US79.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Robertson County, FM979 07-31-00 Over 12' wide: Front and rear escorts are required between E.FM46 and W.FM46.
    Robertson County, FM1644 06-04-12 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing just east of N.SH6.
    Robertson County, FM1644 12-18-00 No permits between FM46 and 1 mile west.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Walker County, City of Huntsville 08-14-98 All loads must be routed around the City of Huntsville by using IH45, SH19, FM2821 and a section of N.SH75 from N.IH45, south to W.US190.
    Any permit load with an origin or destination inside the loop formed by these highways must have approval from the Bryan District Permit Coordinator.

    This is a permanent restriction
    Walker County, IH45 WFR 08-02-17 The WFR is restricted as follows:
  • NB: No permits northbound between SH150 and 1 ¾ miles north of SH150.
  • SB:10' max width southbound between 1 ¾ miles north of SH150 and SH150.
  • Walker County, US190 07-05-17 10’ max width and/or no weight between SH19 and the San Jacinto/Walker County line.
    Walker County, JCT US190 & FM405 11-03-08 All lowboy type trailers: Must use caution for the following maneuvers at JCT US190 & FM405:
  • FM405 SB to US190 EB
  • FM405 SB to US190 WB
  • Walker County, SH30 04-24-17 12' max width between the Grimes/Walker County line and FM1791.
    Walker County, SH150/S.FM1374 over IH45 06-12-17 No permits over IH45.
    Walker County, FM980 08-13-14 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing between Front St and Hill St/Lake Rd in Riverside.
    Front St and Hill St/Lake Rd are located approximately ¼ mile east of SH19.
    Washington County, Brenham Truck Route 11-13-03 All loads must be routed around downtown Brenham by using the truck route which is: US290 w, FM577 n/w, SH36.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Washington County, City of Burton 10-18-07 No permits on the following highways:
    SP125: Between FM390 and US290.
    FM390: Between US290 and FM1697.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Washington County, Chappell Hill area 10-05-16 Over 17’ high: The mover must contact the Washington County Maintenance Office, (979) 836-9350, prior to entering the Chappell Hill area on the following highways:
  • US290: From FM2447 to the Washington/Waller County line.
  • FM1155: Between FM1371 and 1 mile north of FM2447.


  • This restriction does not apply to permits issued as house moves.
    Washington County, JCT US290 & E.BU290 in Brenham 09-19-14 17' max height for the following maneuvers at JCT US290 & E.BU290:
  • E.BU290 EB/WB under US290
  • US290 EB to WB U-Turn
  • US290 WB to EB U-Turn
  • Washington County, JCT US290 & FM577 09-19-14 17' max height for the following maneuvers at JCT US290 & FM577:
  • FM577 NB/SB under US290
  • US290 EB to WB U-Turn
  • US290 WB to EB U-Turn
  • Washington County, BU290 in Brenham 09-17-07 17' max height between E.US290 and SH105.

    This is due to the overhead railroad signal arms.
    Washington County, SH36 07-01-16 14’ max width and/or no weight between FM390 and FM1948.
    Washington County, SH105 07-28-17 No weight between FM2193 and FM1155.
    Washington, Brazos, and Grimes Counties, SH105 02-24-16 Over 12' wide: Law enforcement escorts are required to stop traffic when the load crosses the Navasota River, Brazos River, and the Coles Creek between FM1155 and FM379.
    Washington County, JCT FM390 & FM1697 06-24-14 No permits for the following turns at JCT FM390 & FM1697:
  • FM390 SW to FM1697 NW
  • FM1697 SE to FM390 NE
  • Washington County, FM577 09-17-07 17' max height between US290 and SH105.

    This is due to the overhead railroad signal arms.
    Last updated on Mon, Aug 14, 2017

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