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Tyler District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Tyler District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Robby Phillips (903) 510-9261
Rheatia Gandy (903) 510-9261

County Date Restriction
Anderson County, US79
Portion of US84
04-29-13 No permits between the Freestone/Anderson County line to FM1990.
Loads with an origin or destination may travel in the restriction but must have law enforcement escorts.
This restriction also affects US84 where it is double signed with US79.
Anderson and Henderson Counties, SH19 10-10-00 16' max width between N.US287 and FM753.
Front escort required on all permits over 12' wide.

This is a permanent restriction.
Anderson and Henderson Counties, FM59 01-27-14 10' max width between US287 and FM753.
Anderson County, City of Palestine, LP256 04-20-09 No permits within LP256 in Palestine. All loads must use LP256 around Palestine unless the load has an origin or destination inside LP256.
All loads with an origin or destination within LP256: The permit officer must obtain approval from Tyler District.

This is a permanent restriction.
Cherokee County, US84 05-25-88 No permits through Rusk.

Use the following truck routes: EB- US84 e, FM343 n, FM2972 e, US69 s, US84 e, or US84 e, FM343 s/e, US69 n, US84 e.
WB- US84 w, US69 s, FM343 w/n, US84 w, or US84 w, US69 n, FM2972 w, FM343 s, US84 w.
US69 through Rusk is okay.

This is a permanent restriction.
Cherokee and Smith Counties, SH135 01-08-09 Over 12’ wide: Front and rear escorts are required between US69 and W.SH110 in Troup.

This is a permanent restriction.
Cherokee County, FM768 08-04-99 No width between LP456 in Jacksonville and W.FM22.

This is a permanent restriction.
Gregg County, City of Longview 06-26-08 16' high and over through the city limits of Longview must contact the City Police (903) 237-1199 for an escort.
Gregg County, JCT IH20 & FM2207 03-25-10 There is no access for all turns to or from either highway.
Gregg County, US80 06-16-14 12' max width between SH42 and Fisher Rd in Longview.
Fisher Rd is located approximately 1 ¼ miles west of W.LP281.
Gregg County, US80 10-28-08 15' max height between SP502 and US259.

This is a permanent restriction.
Gregg County, JCT US259 & N.BU259/SH31 in Kilgore 05-04-11 There is no access for the following turns at JCT US259 & N.BU259/SH31 in Kilgore:
  • US259 NB to N.BU259/SH31 SW
  • BU259/SH31 NE to US259 SB
  • Gregg County, US271 04-20-09 No permits between N.LP485 and S.LP485 in Gladewater.
    All loads with an origin or destination within this restriction: The permit officer must obtain approval from Tyler District.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Gregg County, SH31 08-28-08 Do not use the following routes to detour the low overhead structure at SH135 on SH31 unless they are approved by Tyler District:

    EB Detour: ...SH31e, SH135 EB to SB access ramp, cross directly to the NB to EB ramp, SH31e...
    WB Detour: ...SH31w, SH135 WB to NB access ramp, cross directly to the SB to WB ramp, SH31w...

    Tyler District will give the appropriate requirements and conditions when they give this approval.
    Gregg County, SH42 01-10-14 10' max width between SH31 and IH20.
    Gregg County, SH42 06-23-97 Over 12’ wide must have a front escort between IH20 and US80.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Gregg County, FM2087 07-22-14 No permits between IH20 and LP281.
    Gregg County, W.LP281 08-27-14 9' max width and/or 70' max length between Ray St and SH31 in Longview.
    Ray St is located approximately ½ mile south of FM2087.
    Gregg County, SP63 07-09-84 No permits between US80 north and LP281 in Longview.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Henderson and Anderson Counties, SH19 10-10-00 16' max width between N.US287 and FM753.
    Front escort required on all permits over 12' wide.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Henderson County, SH19 11-28-12 10' max width between the Anderson/Henderson County line and FM1615.
    Henderson County, BS31 in Athens 08-06-09 17' max height between FM2494 (at E.BU175) and BS19 in Athens.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Henderson County, SH198 07-19-11 Over 12' wide: A flagman is required to warn all oncoming traffic as the load travels on the center of lanes of the bridge over the Cedar Creek Reservoir between FM3054 and FM316. .
    Henderson and Anderson Counties, FM59 01-27-14 10' max width between US287 and FM753.
    Henderson County, FM314 04-22-10 No lowboy type trailers at the railroad crossing just north of SH31 in Brownsboro.
    All other loads/trailers: Must use caution when crossing this railroad.
    Henderson County, FM317
    Portion of FM607
    04-22-14 10' max width between W.FM607 and FM315.
    This restriction also affects FM607 where it is double signed with FM317.
    Henderson County, FM3441 05-17-01 No width during the hours of 6:30 to 8:00 am and 3:30 to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, between SH31 and FM59.
    This is in effect from August 15 to June 5 each year.
    Henderson County, FM3441 04-22-10 No lowboy type trailers at the railroad crossing just south of SH31 in Malakoff.
    All other loads/trailers: Must use caution when crossing this railroad.
    Henderson County, City of Athens, LP7 04-20-09 No permits within LP7 in Athens. All permits must use LP7 around Athens unless the load has an origin or destination inside LP7.
    All loads with an origin or destination within LP7: The permit officer must obtain approval from Tyler District.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Rusk County, BU79 in Henderson 09-29-11 No permits between S.US79 and N.US79.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Rusk County, S.BU259 SB to US259 NB in Kilgore 04-29-10 There is no access traveling S.BU259 SB to US259 NB in Kilgore.

    FYI: Detour: “…BU259s, US259s, 1st at grade Crossover, US259n…”
    Rusk County, E.BS64 and W.BS64 in Henderson 09-29-11 No permits on E.BS64 and also on W.BS64 between BU79 and SH64.
    There are two BS64's in Henderson. Both are restricted.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Rusk County, SH315 04-06-00 20’ max height approximately 1 mile south of FM840 due to overhead flashing lights.
    Rusk County, FM840 05-10-12 11' max width between Pecan St in Henderson and FM2867.
    Pecan St is located approximately 1 mile east of US79.
    Rusk County, FM850 04-22-10 No lowboy type trailers at the railroad crossing just west of SH135 in Overton.
    All other loads/trailers: Must use caution when crossing this railroad.
    Rusk County, FM1249 05-20-14 No permits between FM2276 and SH322.
    Rusk County, FM1251 07-18-14 No permits between FM2658 and FM3231.
    Rusk County, FM2658 07-18-14 No permits between FM1251 and 2 miles north of FM1251.
    Rusk County, FM3231 07-18-14 No permits between FM1251 and 1 mile north of FM1251.
    Smith County, IH20 EB 07-16-14 10' max width eastbound between FM849 and FM14.
    Smith County, US69 03-27-14 10' max width between FM2813 and Cumberland Dr in Tyler.
    Cumberland Dr is located approximately 1 ¼ miles north of FM2813.
    Smith County, SH31 09-18-08 No permits between W.LP323 and US69/SH110/SH64.
    Smith County, SH110 in the City of Whitehouse 04-26-02 No permits in Whitehouse during the hours of 7-8:30 am or 2:00-3:30 pm Monday through Friday during the school year (from approximately Aug.15 to June 5).

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Smith and Cherokee Counties, SH135 01-08-09 Over 12’ wide: Front and rear escorts are required between US69 and W.SH110 in Troup.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Smith County, FM344 03-03-08 No lowboy type trailers between SH110 and US69.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    FYI:The Tyler District’s preferred routing for travel between US69 and SH110 for all loads is to route on SH135.
    Smith and Wood Counties, FM1804 11-05-91 No permits between US69 and FM2422.
    Smith County, FM2661 03-28-00 All over width permits must have a front escort between SH64 and SH155.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Smith County, City of Tyler, LP323 04-20-09 No permits within LP323 in Tyler. All loads must use LP323 around Tyler unless the load has an origin or destination inside LP323.
    All loads with an origin or destination within LP323: The permit officer must obtain approval from Tyler District.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Smith County, W.LP323 05-20-14 In Tyler: 10' max width between SH64 and Shaw St.
    Shaw St is located approximately ¾ mile south of SH31.
    Smith County, S.LP323 06-28-06 14' max width between S.SH155 east and S.SH110 in Tyler during the hours of 9-11 am and 1:30-3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
    No width all other times.
    Van Zandt County, SH19 and SH64, Monthly Flea Market Events 08-05-14 SH19 and SH64 in the Canton Area will be restricted as follows for the weekend period: August 28th through September 2nd (Thursday through Monday)
    SH19: No permits from US80 to FM1861.
    SH64: No permits from IH20 to FM16.

    This is due to the heavy traffic for the flea market events; this is a recurring monthly event.
    Van Zandt County, SH19 06-11-14 10' max width between SH64 and IH20.
    Van Zandt County, SH64 11-28-12 10' max width between FM858 and FM314.
    Van Zandt County, SH198 02-09-99 No permits between SH243 and SH64.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Van Zandt County, JCT FM17 & FM1255 10-10-12 65' max length for all turns at JCT FM17 & FM1255.
    Wood County, US69 12-02-13 10' max width between S.LP564 and FM779.
    Wood County, SH154 10-09-12 10' max width between SH182 and W.SH37.
    Wood County, SH182 EB to SH154 NW 01-25-10 110’ max length traveling SH182 EB to SH154 NW.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wood and Smith Counties, FM1804 11-05-91 No permits between US69 and FM2422.
    Wood County, FM2869 05-28-14 No permits between 3 ½ miles south of FM14 and FM14.
    Wood County, City of Mineola, LP564 11-05-91 No permits within LP564 in Mineola. All loads must use LP564 around Mineola unless the load has an origin or destination inside LP564.
    All loads with an origin or destination within LP564: The permit officer must obtain approval from Tyler District.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Last updated on Thu, Aug 28, 2014

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