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800-381-8477-Road conditions
http://mdotwas1.mdot.state.mi.us/public/LaneClosure/ (Construction/Lane closures)
http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9622_11033_32060-98220--,00.html (Truckers map)

MICHIGAN PILOT CAR REGULATIONS
When Permit Is Needed
Over 8'6" wide,
Over 13'6" high,
Trailer over 50' long,
Over 80,000 lbs. On 5 axles

Special Information Needed
Load description, object wt, from-to, route, object width, height, length, vehicle width, trailer length, overall width, height, length, rear overhang

Times Of Movement
½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset; no weekend travel
Travel prohibited on the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day . Permit office closed on above holidays plus Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln’s Birthday, Veteran’s Day, the day after Thanksgiving Day and the day after Christmas.
Movement not allowed from 7-9am & from 3-6pm in the following counties:  Genesee, Ingham, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Muskegon, Macomb, Oakland, Saginaw, Wayne & Westenau

When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/MDOT_MoveOS_OW_T2_92127_7.pdf
Over 12' to 14' wide-1
Over 14' wide-2 (front & rear)
90' to 100' long-1 rear
Over 100'- 2 (front & rear)
Over 14'5" high with high pole-1 front
Over 15' high with high pole-2 (front & rear)
Overhang over 15'-1 rear

Mobile Homes/Modular Loads:
12' to 14' wide-1 rear

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
General: Passenger car or pickup truck
Signs: “OVERSIZE LOAD” sign 5’ x 12” w/ black letters (8” high) on yellow background on roof of vehicle
Lights: at least one flashing/rotating amber light on top of vehicle visible for 500’
Flags: No stipulations
Additional equipment: A height pole is required set at a height to assure clearance of the load if height of load exceeds 14’ 6”

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator
None stipulated

Dept. of Transportation Permits Office- Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm ET;
Dept. of Transportation  
P.O. Box 30050 (all correspondence)
Lansing, MI 48909

7050 W. Saginaw, Ste. 2 (walk-in applications only)
Lansing MI 48917    
(517)373-2120 (inquiries only)

US Customs:  Border crossing info.:  Saulte Ste. Marie (906)632-2631;Detroit Tunnel (313)567-4422; Blue Water Bridge (810)984-3131; Ambassador Bridge (313)496-1111
International Bridge Authority:  Sault Ste. Marie (906)635-5255
Mackinac Bridge Authority:  St. Ignace (906)643-7600 (Must call 24 hrs. in advance of crossing)
http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,107,7-151-9625_26039_29807---,00.html