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Nebraska Road Conditions
(800)906-9069-Road conditions (from outside NE); 511 (from inside NE)
http://www.511nebraska.org/ndortip/index.jsp

NEBRASKA PILOT CAR REGULATIONS
When Permit Is Needed
Over 8'6" wide,
Over 14'6" high,
Trailer over 53' long

Special Information Needed
Mobile homes/ modular homes- need hud # or seal #, manufactured (offline) date & insurance on file (If the insurance isn't on file, it can be faxed to 402.479.3906) 94,000 is max RW in Nebraska

Times Of Movement
1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset 7 days/week (however, no weekend travel in the cities of Lincoln & Omaha)
Travel prohibited on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas
(Permit office closed on above holidays plus Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Arbor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, & the day after Thanksgiving
Curfews: Omaha city limits: 7-9am & 3:30-6pm M-F; Lindoln State Highways: 7-9am & 4-6pm M-F/after noon Sat-Sun; Omaha State Highways/Interstates: 7-9am & 4-6pm M-F/after noon Sat-Sun

When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
http://www.dor.state.ne.us/rpt/motr-carriers.htm
Width:
Over 12' to 14'-Choice of amber light or 1 pilot
Over 14'-2 Cars
Height: Depends on route; Loads exceeding 14’6” in height may require a pilot w/ height pole.
Over 16’ in height a pre-run route survey shall be required & submitted to DOR
Length:
On interstate or divided roadway over 100'-1 pilot or proper light bar
No stipulations on 2 lanes

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
General: Standard truck or car at least 60” wide
Signs: “OVERSIZE LOAD” sign on front and/or rear of vehicle; minimum 5’ x 1’; 8” high black letters on yellow background
Lights: Revolving or rotating amber or yellow light sufficient to be seen 800’ (minimum  or 50 candlepower bulb); 360 degree visibility; not less than 6” in diameter; mounted on roof a minimum of 53’ above roadway;
Flags: Red/fluorescent orange flags (min. 18” square) on all 4 corners of vehicle
Additional equipment: 2-way radio

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator
None stipulated

Dept. of Transportation Permits Office- Office hours: 7:30am-5:00pm; Closed Sat.
Dept. of Roads - Permit Office
1400 NE Hwy. 2 Room 123A (walk-in)
P.O. Box 94759 (mail)
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402)471-0034
Fax: 402-479-3906/3907
http://www.dor.state.ne.us/rpt/motr-carriers.htm