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Beaumont District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Beaumont District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Elena Barras (409) 898-5774
Darlene Boles (409) 898-5769

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

County Date Restriction
Beaumont District, Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, and Tyler Counties, All Highways 02-01-16 Over 18' high: The mover is under the following requirements:
  • The mover must contact the Beaumont District Signal Shop at least 48 hours prior to traveling in the district: (409) 898-5769 or (409) 201-3844 during business hours 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Monday through Friday.
  • TxDOT approved signal contractors are required to disconnect, temporarily raise, and reconnect any illumination poles, overhead mast arm or span wire assemblies.
  • All property must not be damaged from being moved/raised.
  • All work must be done to the satisfaction of TxDOT.
  • The mover is responsible for all costs.


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    All Counties, All Highways 11-10-14 Over 19' high: The mover must contact Entergy (utility company) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (800) 340-3605 and leave a message at least 48 hours prior to traveling in any county in Beaumont District.
    All Counties, All Highways 11-04-14 All superheavy vehicles must travel only during the night hours of 09:00 PM - 04:30 AM.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    All Counties, All Highways Load Zoned Posted 58,420 lbs GVW 08-03-15 Permission: Vehicles that cannot reduce axle weights for 58,420 lbs GVW Load Zoned highways may travel on these highways only if the load has an origin or destination on these highways.
    Chambers County, IH10 WB to SH73 EB 02-05-04 There is no access traveling IH10 WB to SH73 EB.
    Chambers County, SH61 05-19-16 No permits between SH65 and FM2041.
    Chambers County, SH99 toll road 10-26-11 No permits between Fisher Rd by Beach City and IH10.
    Fisher Rd is located approximately 4 miles south of FM565.

    SH99 is a toll road here.
    Chambers County, FM562 03-12-13 30' max width and/or 16' max height approximately between 3 ¾ miles west of FM1985 and 3 ½ miles west of FM1985.

    This is due to trees that are next to the highway.
    Chambers County, FM1405 03-14-16 10' max width between SH99 and FM565.
    Chambers and Jefferson Counties, FM1406 04-25-16 12’ max width between FM365 and FM1663.
    Chambers County, FM1663 04-11-91 No weight between SH61 and IH10.
    Hardin County, S.BU96 SB to US96 NB in Silsbee 08-31-10 There is no access traveling S.BU96 SB to US96 NB in Silsbee.
    Hardin County, SH326 vs FM326 in Angelina County 05-04-07 All routes traveling US69 SB to SH326 SB must include the town name of Kountze in the route.

    FM326 east of Lufkin in Angelina County is being confusing with SH326.
    Hardin County, FM770 08-14-14 No permits between FM1003 and SH326.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jasper County, City of Jasper 10-27-89 16' max width through the City of Jasper during the hours of 07:30 -8 0:30 AM and 03:00 - 04:00 PM Monday through Friday.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jasper and Tyler Counties, US190 10-30-15 No width between FM92 and W.PR48.
    Jefferson County 09-24-10 FYI: Jefferson County requires a permit for oversize/over weight loads to travel on county roads.
    Movers may contact Jeffrey Carte for this permit and information about these roads: (409) 782-8163 or (409) 835-8584.
    Jefferson County, City of Beaumont 09-24-10 FYI: The City of Beaumont requires a permit for oversize/over weight loads to travel on city streets.
    Movers may contact Lucius Davis for this permit and information about these roads: (409) 785-4739.
    Jefferson County, City of Beaumont 10-13-97 No width, no height, and/or no length in Beaumont city limits during the hours of 07:00 - 09:00 AM and 04:00 - 06:00 PM Monday through Friday.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jefferson County, IH10 04-07-16 09' max width between ½ mile west of FM364 and 1 ½ miles east of FM364.
    Jefferson County, US69/US96/US287 SB 06-16-16 No width southbound between S.IH10 and SP380.
    Jefferson and Orange Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 12-08-08 Vehicles traveling southbound on the Rainbow Bridge are under the following conditions:
  • All oversized loads must travel on center of bridge. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
  • All oversized loads must move only during the hours of 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM; they must not move any other time. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
  • 14' max width over bridge.
    14' wide: must have rear escort. (Under 14' wide: no escort required.)


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Jefferson and Orange Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 02-24-16 12' width and/or 12' max height southbound on the Rainbow Bridge at the Jefferson/Orange County line.
    Jefferson County, SH82 on the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge in Port Arthur 09-12-11 Over 11' wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge to cross the Intracoastal Waterway in Port Arthur.
    The Intracoastal Waterway bridge is located approximately 1 mile south of SH87.
    Jefferson County, SH87 01-12-90 No permits between the Galveston/Jefferson County line and PR69.

    This road is closed to all traffic.
    Jefferson County, SH347 NB to US69 SB 04-14-09 There is no access traveling SH347 NB to US69 SB.
    Jefferson County, FM365 04-05-16 12' max width between S.China Rd and 2 ¼ miles east of S.China Rd west of Fannett.
    S.China Rd is located approximately 6 ¼ miles west of IH10.
    Jefferson County, FM365 05-05-10 12’ max width between FM1406 and US90 during the hours of 06:10 - 07:10 AM and 04:00 - 05:05 PM Monday through Friday.
    All other times: For all loads over 12’ wide: Law enforcement escorts are required between FM1406 and US90.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jefferson and Chambers Counties, FM1406 04-25-16 12’ max width between FM365 and FM1663.
    Liberty County, US59 NB to FM2025 NB 02-26-09 No lowboy type trailers traveling US59 NB to FM2025 NB in Cleveland.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Liberty County, US90 04-06-15 09' max width between ¼ mile west of SH61 and 1 ¼ mile east of W.FM1009.
    Liberty County, SH321/BS105 EB to FM787 NB 09-01-09 In Cleveland: 65’ max length travelling SH321/BS105 EB to FM787 NB.
    Liberty County, FM770 03-15-13 58,420 lbs GVW between W.US90 and FM563.
    Liberty County, FM834 07-02-08 Lowboy type trailers must use caution when crossing the railroad between N.FM770 and S.FM770.
    Newton County, SH12 03-28-16 12' max width into/out of Louisiana.

    This is a Louisiana restriction.
    Newton County, SH63 03-30-16 No permits between SH87 and the Louisiana line.
    Newton County, SH63 12-18-08 All over width loads: Front and rear escorts are required when crossing the Sabine River bridge at the Louisiana line.
    Newton County, FM363 02-01-16 10' max width between CR3063 west of Bleakwood and US190
    CR3063 is located approximately 1 ½ miles west of SH87.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Newton County, FM1012 04-28-16 09' max width between N.CR1019 and CR1500 south of Jamestown.
    N.CR1019 is located approximately 4 ½ miles north of US190.
    CR1500 is located approximately 5 ¾ miles north of US190.
    Orange County, IH10 10-13-97 Curfew: No width, no height, and/or no length between the Jefferson/Orange County line and SH12 during the hours of 07:00 - 09:00 AM and 04:00 - 06:00 PM Monday through Friday.  

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Orange County, IH10 WB to SH87 NB 10-27-94 16' max width and/or 90' max length traveling IH10 WB to SH87 NB.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Orange County, IH10/US90 08-13-07 16' max height into/out of Louisiana.

    This is due to bridges over IH10 in Louisiana.
    Orange County, IH10/US90 08-18-11 16' max width into/out of Louisiana.

    This is a Louisiana restriction.
    Orange and Jefferson Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 12-08-08 All oversized loads must use center of bridge. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
    All oversized loads must move between 9am and 3pm; they cannot move any other time. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
  • 14' max width over bridge.
  • 14' wide: must have rear escort. Under 14ft wide: no escort required.


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Orange and Jefferson Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 02-24-16 12' width and/or 12' max height southbound on the Rainbow Bridge at the Jefferson/Orange County line.
    Orange County, SH73/SH87 12-29-09 Over width, over height, and/or over length loads must travel on SH87/SH73 only during 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM between the Jefferson/Orange County line to SH62; they must not move any other time.
    This restriction also affects traveling NB when crossing the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge over the Neches River at the Jefferson/Orange County line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Orange County, SH73/SH87 03-12-14 No width between Caldwell Dr and S.SH62 in Bridge City.
    Caldwell Dr is located approximately ½ mile south of FM1442.
    Orange County, FM105 03-28-07 Lowboy type trailers must use caution at RR crossing located approximately 1 mile south of IH10.
    Orange County, FM1132 01-06-14 65' max length and/or no lowboy type trailers at the RR crossing located approximately ¼ mile south of SH12.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Tyler and Jasper Counties, US190 10-30-15 No width between FM92 and W.PR48.
    Last updated on Tue, Jun 21, 2016

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