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Kentucky Road Conditions
(866)737-3767 #2-Road Conditions
http://www.artimis.org/cgi/constructionnew.cgi (Construction report)
http://www.kytc.state.ky.us/RWIS/index.htm (Road conditions map)

KENTUCKY PILOT CAR REGULATIONS
When Permit Is Needed
Over 8' wide
Over 13'6" high
Trailer over 53' long
Over 80,000 lbs.

Special Information Needed
Need company's KYU number
Manufacturer & model of load; overhang( if any)
Dozer over 12 wide-Does it have a bucket or a blade?

Times Of Movement
1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. Weekend travel allowed except superloads.
No longer a "holiday" restriction unless it is a Superload or a House move; Travel is allowed 24-7 unless specified otherwise on permit.
Curfews: No OW/OD loads permitted to travel in the following counties: Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Fayette, Jefferson from 7-9am or 4-6pm M-F;
(applies to Owensboro, KY 431 bridge, as well)

When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/kar/01/001/018.htm
On 2- lane highways:
Width 10'6" to 12'-1 front
Width over 12' -1 front & 1 rear
Vehicle traveling at speeds below average driving speed of traffic-1 rear pilot
75' to 85' long-1 front
Over 85' long- 1 front & 1 rear
4 or more lane divided highways:
Over 12' wide-1 front
Speed at least 45 MPH-1 rear
Length 120’-1 rear
Over 120' long-1 rear/1 front
Overhang over 10'-1 (@ point of overhang)

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
Signs: Post appropriate signs on vehicle
Lights: Amber strobe lights or flashing light on top
Flags: No stipulations
Additional equipment: 2-way radio;

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator  N/A

Dept. of Transportation Permits Office Hours: Walk-in-8am-4pm; Phone calls 8am-4:30pm M-F
Division of Motor Carriers
OW/OD Section
P.O. Box 2007 (Mailing address)
Frankfort, KY 40602
(502)564-7150; fax-(502)564-0992

200 Metro St. (Walk-ins & overnight delivery)
Frankfort, KY 40622
http://dmc.kytc.dy.gov/owod/