Special Vehicle Permit

The Commission requires Special Permits for any truck or vehicle that exceeds one or more of the following criteria and/or needing a permit to operate on the state routes of either Pennsylvania or New Jersey:
  • Gross vehicle weight (GVW) over 80,000 pounds
  • Over 13 feet 6 inches in height
  • Greater than 8 feet 6 inches in width
  • More than 75 feet in length

To apply for a truck permit, please fill out and submit the form below at least 2 business days before crossing.  Should you have any questions, please contact the DRJTBC Truck Permit Information Line at 267-394-6735 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, excluding holidays.

Truck Permit Application

    Applicant Info
  • Step 1: Applicant Information

    * Indicates required field.
  • Crossing Info
  • Step 2: Crossing Information

    * Indicates required field.
  • Please select permit type based on gross vehicle weight.
  • Peak Hour Travel Restrictions
    AM Peak: 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
    PM Peak: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Crossing Date and time to conform to PennDOT's Restricted Travel Periods.

  • Hours step
    Minutes step
  • Vehicle Info
  • Step 3: Vehicle Information

    * Indicates required field.

Weight Restrictions

Special Permit vehicles may cross some Commission bridges. Special Permit vehicles are prohibited on all other Commission bridges, many of which have weight and size restrictions or are prohibited for motor vehicular travel. The full list of the Commission’s weight- and size-restricted bridges may be found in the Bridge Info section of this website.