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Illinois Road Conditions (800)452-IDOT (4368) http://www.dot.il.gov/wrc/report.asp (Road condition report-text version) http://wrc.gettingaroundillinois.com/winterroadconditions/ (Road conditions map) http://www.gettingaroundillinois.com/default.aspx?ql=const (Construction map) ILLINOIS PILOT CAR REGULATIONS When Permit Is Needed Over 8' wide Over 13'6" high Trailer over 53' long Special Information Needed ICC # if for hire; Single or round trip; Mobile serial # Times Of Movement 1/2 hour before sunrise to a 1/2 hour after sunset Mon-Fri; 1/2 hour before sunrise until noon on Sat; No movement on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Permit office closed on those plus Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln;s Birthday, Washington’s Birthday, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veteran’s Day & the day after Thanksgiving Day. When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required 1 escort required: For all moves that exceed 14'6" in width or 14'6" in height or 110’ in length 2 escorts required: Moves that exceed 2 or more of the following: 110’ long or 14’ 6” wide & 14’ 6” high. 3 Escorts required: Moves exceeding 16’ wide or 145’ long or 18’ high All special haul rigs more than 150’ long State Police escorts: call (217)786-7110 or (217)786-7107 24 hrs in advance Moves exceeding 18’ wide, 200’ long, 18’high For overweight moves where bridge restrictions require that all traffic be kept off of a structure while the permitted vehicle crosses. Must be set up at least 24 working hours before moving with the Central Office @ 217-782-6527 https://idot.illinois.gov/Assets/uploads/files/IDOT-Forms/OPER/OPER%20993.pdf Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Insurance minimum amount of $500,000 per occurrence combined bodily injury & property damage General: passenger car or a second division vehicle not exceeding 8,000 lbs. GVW Signs: 5’ x 12” w/ black letters 8” high (1.41” stroke) on yellow background --”OVERSIZE LOAD” mounted on front & rear bumper or on top of vehicle Lights: 1 rotating or flashing light mounted on top Flags: red flags (18” x 18”) at the extremities Additional equipment: 2-way radio; height pole (required for loads 14’ 6” high or greater) Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator 18 years of age or older w/ valid driver’s license Dept. of Transportation Permits Office-Hours: 7:00am-5:00pm CT; Super load hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Dept. of Transportation Cook County info: 312-443-5500 Permit Office City of Chicago info: 312-744-4696 2300 S Dirksen Pkwy, Rm 117 State Police District 9: 217-786-7110 Springfield, IL 62764 217-785-1477; 800-252-8636 (Illinois only) E-mail request for information: firstname.lastname@example.org Super load fax: 217-782-3572 https://idot.illinois.gov/doing-business/permits/Oversize-and-Overweight-Permits/index
The information given here may be (and likely will be)
superceded by a permit issued by the state.
ALWAYS read and follow the permit. It is the highest authority!