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(800)977-6368/ (503)588-2941-Road conditions
http://www.tripcheck.com/Pages/RCmap.asp?curRegion=0&mainNav=RoadConditions (Road conditions map)

OREGON PILOT CAR REGULATIONS
When Permit Is Needed
Over 8'6" Wide,
Over 14' High,
Over 53' Long

Special Information Needed
Oregon PUC #

Times Of Movement
½ before sunrise to½ hour after sunset
Daylight hours Sat. & Sun., except between Memorial Day to Labor Day, then allowed Sat. until noon, Sun.-no travel
Travel prohibited on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Christmas (from 2pm on last business day preceding observed holiday until ½ hour before sunrise of 1st business day following observed holiday) & from noon Wed. before Thanksgiving to ½ hour before sunrise on the Mon. following

When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
http://egov.oregon.gov/ODOT/MCT/docs/PilotCarGuide.pdf
http://www.odot.state.or.us/forms/motcarr/od/1994.pdf
http://www.odot.state.or.us/forms/motcarr/od/2352.pdf

Please see permit- escort requirements depend on districts & highways

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
General: A passenger car, pickup, truck, or truck tactor of legal size & weight
Signs: “OVERSIZE LOAD” sign (5’ x 10”) w/ black letters (8” high x 1” brush stroke) on yellow background
Lights: 2 amber flashing  lights (as widely spaced laterally as practical) w/ 4” lens diameter min. (35 candlepower rating min./30 flashes/min.) or revolving light (w/ minimum of 125 sq. in. of dome surface/emitting 30 flashes/min.) or  strobe light(s) w/ 360 degree visibility mounted above roof (visible 500’)
Flags: 2 hand-held red flags 18” square mounted on 3’ long staffs
Additional equipment: 2-way radio; 8 safety flares or reflectors

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator
None specified

Dept. of Transportation Permits Office
Hours: 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. M-F; PT
Motor Carrier Transport BrOS/OD Permit Unit550 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-373-0000/800-336-3602; fax: 503-378-2873
http://egov.oregon.gov/ODOT/MCT/OD.shtml#od

Ports of Entry
Ashland, OR           I-5 NB       (541)776-6117
Frewell Bend, OR   I-84 WB    (541)869-2293
Umatilla, OR                            (541)922-3761
Portland Bridge                       (503)283-5700