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Odessa District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Odessa District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Camie Adams (432) 498-4754
Kelli Williams (432) 498-4752

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
  • County Date Restriction
    All Counties, All Highways 06-10-13 Modified escort requirements:
  • Over 16’ wide: One escort is required.
  • Over 18’ wide: Front and rear escorts are required.
  • Andrews County, Andrews Truck Route 04-28-17 Must use the designated Andrews truck route which is jointly required by Odessa District and the City of Andrews to detour Andrews.
    This truck route consists of Andrews Loop 1910.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Andrews County, City of Andrews 04-28-17 No permits on the highways inside of Andrews Loop 1910 as follows:
  • US385: Between S.Andrews Loop 1910 and NW.1500 Rd. NW.1500 Rd is located approximately 1 ¾ miles north of SH115
  • SH115: Between W.Andrews Loop 1910 and E.Andrews Loop 1910.
  • SH176: Between W.Andrews Loop 1910 and E.Andrews Loop 1910.


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Andrews County, SH176 WB 02-06-13 All oversize/overweight vehicles traveling on SH176 westbound must not park on the highway right-of-way between US385 and the Texas/New Mexico Line.
    Andrews County, SH176 08-21-17 12' max width and/or no weight between the New Mexico line and 2 ½ miles east of the New Mexico Line.
    Crane County, Crane Truck Route 02-20-14 Must use the designated Crane truck route which is jointly required by Odessa District and the City of Crane.
    This truck route consists of SH329 between US385 to SE County Rd, the northeast side consists of SE County Rd and NE County Rd, and the northwest side consists of NW County Rd and SW County Rd.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    Note: SE.County Rd, NE.County Rd, NW County Rd, and SW County Rd must be used like highways.
    Crane County, SH329 11-08-12 No permits between SW County Rd and US385 in Crane.
    SW County Rd is located approximately ½ mile west of US385.
    Ector County, City of Odessa 06-14-12 All loads must be detoured around Odessa using IH20 and/or LP338.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    If a load has an origin or destination inside LP338 on a state maintained highway that does not have specific restrictions the permit specialist does not have to obtain district approval.
    Ector County, Crane Ave over IH20 in Odessa 07-21-16 12’ max width and/or no weight over IH20.
    Crane Ave is located approximately ¾ mile west of US385.
    Ector County, W.BI20 WB to IH20 EB in Odessa 09-16-08 There is no access traveling W.BI20 WB to IH20 EB.
    Ector County, W.BI20 SFR WB to IH20 WB in Odessa 09-16-08 There is no access traveling W.BI20 SFR WB to IH20 WB.
    Ector County, BI20 in Odessa 06-15-12 No permits between FM1882 and 8th St in Odessa.
    Only loads with an origin or destination on BI20 between FM1882 and 8th St in Odessa can travel inside the restricted area.
    The permit specialist must obtain approval from the Odessa Office at (432) 498-4754 or (432)498-4752 for loads with an origin or destination inside the restricted area.
    8th St is located approximately 1 1/4 miles west of E.LP338

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Ector County, JCT BI20 & US385 in Odessa 01-29-13 18'6" max height for the following maneuvers at JCT BI20 & US385:
  • BI20 EB/WB
  • US385 NB/SB
  • All turns

  • This is a permanent restriction.

    This is due to overhead lights.
    Ector County, US385 06-15-12 No permits between SP450 and BI20 in Odessa.
    Only loads with an origin or destination on US385 between SP450 and BI20 in Odessa may in this restriction.
    The permit specialist must obtain approval from the Odessa Office at (432) 498-4754 or (432)498-4752 for loads with an origin or destination in this restriction.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Ector County, US385 06-15-12 No permits between SP450 and SH191.

    Note: Loads with an origin or destination on US385 from SH191 to SP450 do not need to get Odessa District approval, but they must travel north on US385 to leave the area or travel south on US385 to enter the area. Otherwise, they must use LP338 to detour downtown Odessa to go to/from IH20.
    Ector County, SH191 06-15-12 No permits between FM1882 and E.LP338.
    Only loads with an origin or destination on SH191 between FM1882 and E.LP338 may travel in this restriction.
    The permit specialist must obtain approval from the Odessa Office at (432) 498-4754 or (432)498-4752 for loads with an origin or destination in this restriction.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Ector County, FM1882 06-14-12 No permits between SH191 and BI20 in Odessa.
    Only loads with an origin or destination on FM1882 between SH191 and BI20 in Odessa may travel in this restriction
    The permit specialist must obtain approval from the Odessa Office at (432) 498-4754 or (432)498-4752 for loads with an origin or destination in this restriction.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Ector County, E.LP338 04-13-17 12' max width between IH20 and BI20 in Odessa.
    Ector County, SP450 06-15-12 No permits between FM1882 and US385 in Odessa.
    Only loads with an origin or destination on SP450 between FM1882 and US385 may travel in this restriction.
    The permit specialist must obtain approval from the Odessa Office at (432) 498-4754 or (432)498-4752 for loads with an origin or destination in this restriction.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Martin County, JCT IH20 & FM829 08-30-05 There is no access traveling IH20 EB main lane to FM829.
    Martin County, IH20 SFR 08-20-10 No lowboy type trailers at W.BI20 in Stanton.
    Martin County, W.BI20 over IH20 in Stanton 03-11-14 No permits crossing over IH20.
    Martin County, SH137 03-20-12 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing just south of BI20 in Stanton.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Martin County, FM829 over IH20 01-26-16 20' wide and over: The mover must contact the Stanton Maintenance Office at (432) 756-2140 or (432) 231-6931 24 hours prior to crossing over IH20.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Martin County, FM3033 at IH20 03-16-01 There is no access to FM3033 from the IH20 SFR.
    Midland County, IH20 NFR and SFR
    Portion of SH349 NFR and SFR
    07-13-17 In Midland: The frontage roads are restricted between ½ mile west of W.SH349 and ½ mile east of W.SH349 as follows:
  • NFR: No permits eastbound. 12’ max width westbound.
  • SFR: No permits westbound. 12’ max width eastbound.

  • This restriction also affects SH349 NFR and SFR where they are double signed with IH20 NFR and SFR.
    Midland County, IH20 NFR and SFR
    Portion of SH349 NFR and SFR
    06-06-17 In Midland: The frontage roads are restricted between Camp St and Baird St as follows:
  • NFR: No permits eastbound. 10’ max width westbound.
  • SFR: No permits westbound. 10’ max width eastbound.

  • This restriction also affects SH349 NFR and SFR where they are double signed with IH20 NFR and SFR.
    Camp St is located just west of E.SH349.
    Baird St is located approximately ¼ mile east of E.SH349.
    Midland County, Lamesa Rd over IH20 in Midland 04-28-17 No weight over IH20.
    Lamesa Rd is located approximately 1 mile east of E.SH349.
    Midland County, JCT IH20 & FM307 05-16-06 There is no access for the following turns at JCT IH20 & FM307:
  • FM307 EB to IH20 EB
  • FM307 WB to IH20 EB
  • IH20 WB to FM307 EB
  • IH20 WB to FM307 WB
  • Midland County, JCT IH20 & FM1208 08-30-05 There is no access to/from IH20 ML at JCT IH20 & FM1208.
    Midland County, BI20 ML and BI20 SFR in Midland 02-09-12 In Midland: No lowboy type trailers over the railroad tracks between the BI20 EB ML and the BI20 SFR from Todd Dr to E.IH20.
    This restriction also affects all turns from the BI20 EB ML to the BI20 SFR EB or WB or the BI20 WB ML to the BI20 SFR EB or WB.
    Todd Dr is located approximately 3 miles west of E.LP250.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Midland County, W.SH158/W.LP250 SB over IH20 11-30-15 12' max width and/or no weight southbound over IH20.
    Midland County, BS158 in Midland 04-10-17 In Midland: 18" minimum under clearance over the railroad crossing located between BI20 and W.Industrial Ave.
    W.Industrial Ave is located just south of BI20.
    Midland County, SH349 07-03-17 In Midland: 12' max width between CR140 and E.IH20 NFR.
    CR140 is located approximately 3 miles south of E.IH20.
    Midland County, SH349/FM1788 03-10-17 12' max width between BI20 in Midland and SH191.
    Midland County, BS349 in Midland 07-03-17 In Midland: 12' max width between IH20 and Longview Ave.
    Longview Ave is located approximately ¼ mile north of IH20.
    Midland County, W.LP250 08-15-17 In Midland: No weight between ¼ miles south of W.Wadley Ave and ¼ mile north of Holiday Hill Rd.
    W.Wadley Ave is located approximately 1 mile north of N.SH158.
    Holiday Hill Rd is located approximately 1 ¼ miles north of N.SH158.
    Midland County, N.LP250 08-15-17 In Midland: No weight between ¼ west of N.A St and ¼ mile east of E.Lamesa Rd.
    E.Lamesa Rd is located approximately ½ mile east of BS349.
    N.A St is located approximately ¾ mile west of BS349.
    Midland County, Fairgrounds Rd in Midland 04-03-12 No lowboy type trailers on Fairgrounds Rd at BI20 in Midland for the following maneuvers:
  • Fairgrounds Rd NB or SB crossing BI20
  • Fairgrounds Rd NB to BI20 EB
  • Fairgrounds Rd NB to BI20 WB
  • BI20 EB to Fairgrounds Rd SB
  • BI20 WB to Fairgrounds Rd SB

  • Fairgrounds Rd is located approximately 2 miles east of BS349.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    This is due to a railroad crossing on Fairgrounds Rd just south of BI20.
    Pecos County, JCT BI10/US285 & SH18 in Fort Stockton 09-09-13 All loads: A flagman is required to warn traffic as the load makes the following turns at JCT BI10/US285 & SH18:
  • BI10/US285 EB to SH18 NB
  • BI10/US285 WB to SH18 NB
  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Pecos County, US67/US385 10-20-16 10' max width between ¼ mile west of the Crockett/Pecos County line and the Crockett/Pecos County line.
    Pecos County, US190 06-28-01 A flagman is required to warn traffic for all turns to/from all roads between IH10 and FM305.
    Pecos County, US190 06-28-01 Over 14' wide: Front and rear escorts are required between FM305 and E.SH349.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Pecos County, US190 07-09-09 Over 200,000 lbs GVW between FM305 and E.SH349 : The mover must contact the Iraan maintenance office prior to entering this restriction: (432) 639-2710 7:00 AM - 05:30 PM Monday through Thursday

    This is a permanent restriction.

    This is due to steep hills.
    Pecos County, US285 SB at W.BI10 in Fort Stockton 05-28-02 20' max width and/or 75' max length southbound at W.BI10 in Fort Stockton.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Pecos County, US285 06-21-17 11' max width between ½ mile north of IH10 and 1 ¾ miles north of IH10.
    Pecos and Terrell Counties, SH349 04-16-10 Over 14' wide and/or all trailers over 59’ long: Front and rear escorts are required between US90 and IH10.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Pecos County, SH349 04-16-10 Over 14' wide and/or all trailers over 59’ long: Front and rear escorts are required between IH10 and E.US190.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Pecos County, FM305 05-06-09 Over 14’ wide: Front and rear escorts are required between US190 and the Pecos/Crockett County line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Reeves County, IH20 under US285 06-21-17 11’ max width under US285.
    Reeves County, US285 over IH20 06-21-17 09’ max width and/or no weight over IH20.
    Reeves County, US285 03-20-12 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing located between BI20 and FM1216 in Pecos.
    Reeves County, US285 05-12-17 12' max width between FM652 and CR232.
    CR232 is located approximately 10 ¾ miles south of FM652.
    Reeves County, FM652 07-12-17 12' max width, 14’ max height, and/or no weight on the Salt Creek bridge west of Orla.
    The Salt Creek bridge is located just east of the Culberson/Reeves County line.
    Reeves County, FM2448 04-04-17 11' max width between IH10 and SH17.
    Terrell and Pecos Counties, SH349 04-16-10 Over 14' wide and/or all trailers over 59’ long: Front and rear escorts are required between US90 and IH10.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Terrell County, SH349 03-20-12 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing just north of US90.
    Upton County, SH349 10-24-00 No permits between E.US67 and LP576.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Upton County, SH349 07-31-17 12' max width and/or no weight width between FM1555 and FM2401.
    Upton County, FM2594 03-13-15 No weight between FM1555 and FM2401.
    Ward County, IH20 05-04-17 12' max width between 1 ½ miles west of FM1927 and E.BI20 in Monahans.
    Ward County, SH18 09-09-13 No permits between IH20 and N.LP464.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Ward County, SH115 09-19-13 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing just north of SP57.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Ward County, FM516 09-19-13 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad tracks north of BI20 in Barstow.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Ward County, FM1219 09-19-13 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad tracks north of SP57 .

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Winkler County, Kermit Truck Route 11-06-13 Must use the designated Kermit truck route which is jointly required by Odessa District and the City of Kermit.
    This truck route consists of CR313 on the north and east side, SH302 on the south side, and SH18 from W.SH115 to CR313 and SH115 from SH302 to W.SH18 on the west side.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    Note: CR313 must be used like a highway.
    Winkler County, FM1232 11-22-13 15' max height between CR204 and CR402 east of Wink.
    CR204 is located approximately 2 ¼ miles west of SH18.
    CR402 is located approximately 3 ¾ miles west of SH18.
    Last updated on Tue, Sep 5, 2017

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