Holiday Hours & Movement Restrictions

Permit Office Holiday Hours and Oversize/Overweight Movement Restrictions

Office Hours

Normal hours of operation for the Motor Carrier Division Austin Permit Office are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. NOTE: The toll-free phone line shuts down 15 minutes prior to the end of office hours each day. Offices are closed on the following holidays:

Office Closed Holiday
5/25/13 Saturday before Memorial Day
5/27/13 Memorial Day
7/4/13 Independence Day
8/31/13 Saturday before Labor Day
9/2/13 Labor Day
11/28/13 Thanksgiving Day
11/29/13 Friday after Thanksgiving
12/24/13 Christmas Eve
12/25/13 Christmas Day
1/1/14 New Year's Day

NOTE: Permits that require coordination with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) may be delayed when that agency is closed during a holiday that the TxDMV Oversize/Overweight Permits office is open.

Super Heavy
Movement Restrictions

The movement of super heavy loads is suspended during select holidays unless an exception is granted by TxDMV.

No Movement Resume Movement On Holiday
03/29/13 @ noon - 03/31/13 04/01/13 Easter
05/24/13 @ noon - 05/27/13 05/28/13 Memorial Day
07/03/13 @ noon - 07/05/13 07/06/13 Independence Day
08/30/13 @ noon - 09/02/13 09/03/13 Labor Day
11/27/13 @ noon - 12/01/13 12/02/13 Thanksgiving
12/23/13 @ noon - 12/27/13 12/28/13 Christmas
12/31/13 @ noon - 01/01/14 01/02/14 New Year 2014

Holiday Movement
Restrictions

The movement of loads exceeding 14-feet wide, 16-feet high or 110-feet long and all manufactured housing is suspended during select holidays unless an exception is granted by TxDMV.

No Movement allowed Holiday
5/27/13 Memorial Day
7/4/13 Independence Day
9/2/13 Labor Day
11/28/13 Thanksgiving Day
12/25/13 Christmas Day
1/1/14 New Year's Day