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Austin District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Austin District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Tracy House (512) 832-7071
Benny Benningfield (512) 832-7331
Jaime Witten (512) 832-7099

If a county you are looking for is not listed on this page, we are unaware of any restrictions in that county.

Abbreviation Description:

  • ML: Main Lane
  • EFR: East Frontage Road
  • WFR: West Frontage Road
  • NFR: North Frontage Road
  • SFR: South Frontage Road
  • NB: Northbound
  • SB: Southbound
  • EB: Eastbound
  • WB: Westbound
  • County Date Restriction
    Bastrop County, JCT SH21/SH71 & SH304 04-20-07 65' max length for the follwoing turns at JCT SH21/SH71 & SH304
  • SH304 NB to SH21/SH71 WB
  • SH21/SH71 WB to SH304 SB.


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Bastrop County, SH71
    Portion of SH21
    Portion of SH95
    05-15-17 10'6” max width between SH304 and E.LP150.
    This restriction also affects SH21 where it is double signed with SH71.
    This restriction also affects SH95 where it is double signed with SH71.
    Bastrop County, SH71
    Portion of SH95
    07-06-17 10'6” max width between ½ mile east of E.LP150 and Colorado Dr in Smithville.
    Colorado Dr is located approximately 1 ½ miles east of FM153.
    This restriction also affects SH95 where it is double signed with SH71.
    Bastrop County, SH95 01-29-16 In Smithville: Over 16' wide, 16' high, and/or 130' long are under the following conditions when traveling on SH95 between FM2571 and SH71:
  • The mover must contact the Smithville Police Department, (512) 237-3282, 30 minutes prior to traveling.
  • Curfew: No movement during the hours of 07:00 -09:00 AM and 04:00 – 06:00 PM Monday through Friday
  • No movement during the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
  • Bastrop County, FM535 11-29-12 11' max width between SH304 and SH95.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Bastrop County, SP230 01-29-16 In Smithville: Over 16' wide, 16' high, and/or 130' long are under the following conditions when traveling on SH95 between FM2571 and SH71:
  • The mover must contact the Smithville Police Department, (512) 237-3282, 30 minutes prior to traveling.
  • Curfew: No movement during the hours of 07:00 -09:00 AM and 04:00 – 06:00 PM Monday through Friday
  • No movement during the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

  • CR321/Hill Rd is located approximately ½ mile west of SH71.
    Bastrop County, PR1 02-13-14 No permits between SH21 and FM153.
    Bastrop County, CR96 between FM3000 and FM696 05-19-10 FYI: CR96 from the end of state maintenance of FM3000 to FM696 is a dangerous road and has low tree limbs over it.
    CR96 should not be used to detour the 16' overhead structures on US290/SH95 in Elgin.
    This information is only accurate at the date this FYI was posted. The county could have changed the conditions on this CR at any date after May, 2010.
    Blanco County, US281 NB to N.US290 WB 11-25-09 Over 18' wide and/or over 17' high turning from US281 NB to N.US290 WB in Johnson City:
    The mover must contact either the Blanco County Sheriff's Office: 830-868-7104, or the Johnson City Police Dept: 830-868-0995 prior to entering Johnson City.
    Blanco County, US281 over the Perdenales River in Johnson City 04-28-99 200,000 lbs. GVW and over must use the outside lanes on the Pedernales River bridge in Johnson City.
    The Pedernales River bridge located approximately ¼ mile north of SP356.
    Blanco County, FM473 11-04-99 No permits between the Kendall/Blanco County line and US281.
    Blanco County, FM473 11-04-99 75' max length, no weight and/or no lowboys between N.US281 and FM32.
    Over 65' long must use caution in this area.
    Blanco County, FM2766 10-04-96 Over 12’ wide: A front escort is required when crossing the bridges between US281 and FM3232.
    Blanco County, FM3232 10-04-96 Over 12’ wide: A front escort is required when crossing the bridges between US290 and FM2766.
    Blanco County, LP356 05-03-04 No permits between US281 and US290.
    Burnet County, SH29 10-04-17 12' max width between ½ mile west of FM690 and ¼ mile east of FM690.
    Burnet and Travis Counties, FM1431 12-08-98 Over 11' wide: A front escort is required between the west side of Lago Vista approximately 3 miles west of Jonestown and US281.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Burnet County, PR4 01-24-06 No permits between US281 and SH29.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Caldwell, Travis and Williamson Counties, SH130 Toll Road
    Portion of SH45
    04-19-13 No permits between the Guadalupe/Caldwell County line and IH35.

    The main lanes are toll roads.
    Gillespie County, US87 08-18-17 12' max width between and 3 ¾ miles south of E.US290 and 1 ¾ miles south of E.US290.
    Gillespie County, US87/US290 07-25-01 18' max height between FM1631 and N.US87

    This is due to low traffic lights.
    Gillespie County, FM783 06-29-04 Over 12' wide: A front escort is required between W.US290 and the Kerr/Gillespie County line.
    Hays County, JCT SH21 & E.SH80/SH142 07-20-17 125’ max length for the following turns at JCT SH21 & E.SH80/SH142:
  • SH21 WB to E.SH80/SH142 EB
  • SH80/SH142 EB to E.SH21 EB
  • Hays County, FM12 at SH123 09-26-16 17’ max height at SH123.
    Hays County, JCT FM12 & FM3237 04-16-14 15' max height for the following maneuvers at JCT FM12 & FM3237:
  • FM12 NB/SB
  • All turns at JCT FM12 & FM3237
  • Hays County, FM12 04-24-14 No permits between FM3237 and FM2325.
    Hays County, FM150 06-12-02 No lowboy type trailers between FM1826 and FM3237.
    Hays County, FM150 06-29-16 No permits between Lox Rd in Kyle and SH21.
    Lox Rd is located approximately 1 mile east of IH35.
    Hays County, FM967 11-02-04 12’ max width between Main Street in Buda, and FM1626.
    Hays County, FM1626 10-04-17 No permits between FM2770 and FM967.
    Hays County, FM1826 04-06-17 10' max width between the Travis/Hays County line and Nutty Brown Rd west of Austin.
    Nutty Brown Rd is located approximately 2 ¼ miles west of the Travis/Hays County line.
    Hays County, FM2439 07-21-10 No permits between FM12 and SH80.
    For all loads approval by Austin District to travel inside this restriction:
  • A front escort is required.
  • The mover must contact the San Marcos Police Department 24 hours prior to travelling in this restriction (512) 753-2108.
  • Hays County, LP82 10-28-03 In San Marcos: No permits between S.IH35 and N.IH35.
    For all loads approval by Austin District to travel inside this restriction:
  • A front escort is required.
  • The mover must contact the San Marcos Police Department 24 hours prior to travelling in this restriction (512) 753-2108.
  • Hays County, LP82 02-27-17 In San Marcos: 10' max width between Thorpe Ln and Charles Austin Dr.
    Thorpe Ln is located approximately ¼ mile west of N.IH35.
    Charles Austin Dr is located approximately 1 ¼ miles west of N.IH35.
    Lee County, City of Giddings 08-01-17 17’ max height on all highways within Giddings city limits.
    Lee County, City of Giddings 07-27-17 Over 16' wide, 16' high, and/or 130' long are under the following conditions for travel within the Giddings city limits:
  • The mover must contact the Lee County Sheriff Office, (979) 542-2800, prior to entering Lee County and the Giddings Police Department, (979) 540-2700, 30 minutes prior to travelling within Giddings city limits.
  • Curfew: No movement during the hours of 07:00 -09:00 AM and 04:00 – 06:00 PM Saturday through Thursday.
  • No movement Fridays.
  • No movement during the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
  • Lee County, FM141 01-23-13 19' max width between US290 and SH21.
    Over 14' wide: a front escort is required.
    Lee County, JCT FM696 & N.LP123 10-11-12 No length for all turns at JCT FM696 & N.LP123.
    Lee County, FM2239 02-09-17 10' max width between the Bastrop/Lee County line and FM448.
    Llano County, SH16 over the Llano River 01-28-98 No width and/or weight on the truss bridge over the Llano River in Llano.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Llano County, FM152 05-23-96 No permits between SH16 and FM2768 except for loads with an origin/destination.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Llano County, FM2233 05-24-99 No manufactured housing permits between FM2900 and the end state maintenance east of FM2900 except for loads with an origin/destination.
    Llano County, FM2768 03-04-91 No length and/or no lowboy type trailers between SH29 and FM152.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Mason County, US87 SB over the Llano River 05-27-99 19' max width southbound on the truss bridge over the Llano River in Hedwig Hill.
    Mason County, US87 01-03-17 100' max length between FM1723 and S.US377.
    This restriction also affects SH29 where it is double signed with US87.
    Mason County, FM386 02-10-16 No permits between SH29 and Mulberry St.
    Mason County, FM1871 08-29-07 16' max width over the Llano River and Honey Creek bridges west of Mason.
    The Llano River is located approximately 9 miles west of US87.
    The Honey Creek bridge is located approximately 7 ¼ miles west of US87.
    Travis County, City of Austin 04-07-95 Curfew: 12' max width and/or 95' max length in Austin during the hours of 07:00 – 09:00 AM and 04:00 – 06:00 PM Monday through Friday.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Travis County, IH35 WFR 11-21-16 12’ max width on the WFR between S.LP275 and N.FM1626.
    Travis County, Slaughter Creek Crossover over IH35 in Austin 10-14-13 No permits over IH35.
    The Slaughter Creek Crossover is located approximately 1 ¼ miles south of S.LP275.
    Travis County, IH35 04-25-01 No width and/or 13'6" max height between SH71 and US183
    Over length and/or over weight permits routed through Austin must use the inside lane of the lower level of IH35.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Travis County, US183 SB 05-15-17 In Austin: 16' max height and/or 25’ max width southbound between Gardner Rd and Bonnett St.
    Gardner Rd is located just east of LP111.
    Bonnett St is located just south of LP111.
    Travis County, US183 Exit and Entrance Ramp at FM969 09-07-17 14' max width on all Exit and Entrance Ramps at FM969.
    Travis County, US183 EFR and WFR 01-02-17 The EFR and WFR are restricted as follows:
    EFR: No width on the EFR between the end of its state maintenance south of US290 and US290.
    WFR: 14’ max width on the WFR between US290 and the end of its state maintenance south of US290.
    Travis County, US183 NB to IH35 NB 09-01-16 125' max length travelling US183 NB to IH35 NB.
    Travis County, US183 ML 12-07-07 No weight on the ML between IH35 and FM1325.
    Travis County, US183 NB Entrance Ramp 09-10-09 19' max width on the first US183 NB entrance ramp north of FM1325.
    Travis County, US183 EFR NB to LP1 EFR NB 08-24-10 When routing US183 EFRn To LP1 EFRn, you must state it this way:
    “…US183 EFRn, travel inside lanes to LP1 ramp, LP1 EFRn…”
    Travis County, US290 Toll Road 12-17-12 No permits on the main lanes between US183 and FM734.

    The main lanes are toll roads.
    Travis County, S.SH45 Toll Road 01-25-10 No permits between IH35 and S.US183.

    The main lanes are toll roads.
    Travis and Williamson Counties, N.SH45 Toll Road 04-29-11 No permits on the main lanes between US183 and N.SH130.

    The main lanes are toll roads.
    Travis, Caldwell, and Williamson Counties, SH130 Toll Road
    Portion of SH45
    04-19-13 No permits between the Guadalupe/Caldwell County line and IH35.

    The main lanes are toll roads.
    Travis and Williamson Counties, FM685 11-23-05 17’ max height between FM1825 and US79.
    Travis County, JCT FM734 & LP1 10-06-05 110' max length for the following turns JCT FM734 & LP1:
  • LP1 NB to FM734 WB
  • LP1 SB to FM734 EB
  • FM734 EB to LP1 NB
  • FM734 WB to LP1 SB


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Travis County, FM734 over LP1 10-06-05 200,000 lbs GVW crossing LP1.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Travis County, FM973 at W.SH71 02-03-17 14' max height at W.SH71.
    Travis County, FM969 02-03-17 11' max width between Tannehill Ln and Regency Dr in Austin.
    Tannehill Ln is located approximately ¼ mile west of US183.
    Regency Dr is located approximately ¼ mile east of US183.
    Travis County, FM969 WB 10-17-17 No permits westbound between FM973 and US183.
    Travis and Burnet Counties, FM1431 12-08-98 Over 11' wide: A front escort is required between the west side of Lago Vista, located approximately 3 miles west of Jonestown, and US281.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Travis County, FM1825 04-05-01 No permits between FM685 and 1 mile west.
    Travis County, LP1 07-11-17 In Austin: LP1 is restricted between the Colorado River and FM734 as follows:
  • 16’ max width
  • Over 10’ wide: Front and rear escorts are required.
  • Curfew: 10’ max width during the hours of 07:00 – 09:00 AM and 04:00 – 06:00 PM Monday through Friday.
  • Curfew: 10’ max width during all hours of Saturday and Sunday.

  • The Colorado River is located approximately ¾ mile north of FM2244.
    Travis and Williamson Counties, LP1 Toll Road
    Portion of FM1325
    05-19-09 No permits on the tolled main lanes between Scofield Ridge Pkwy and N.SH45.
    This restriction also affects FM1325 where it is double signed with LP1.
    Scofield Ridge Pkwy is located approximately 1/2 mile north of FM734.
    Williamson County, City of Liberty Hill 10-26-11 14' wide and over, 17' high and over, and/or 110' long and over: The mover most contact Liberty Hill Police Department, (512) 778-5449, 24 hours prior to traveling within Liberty Hill city limits.
    Williamson County, All Roads in Round Rock 04-01-04 House moves 20’ wide and over must move only during the hours of 12:01 AM - 04:30 AM in the Round Rock City Limits.
    Williamson County, IH35 WFR 01-26-16 17' max width on the WFR between Westinghouse Rd in Georgetown and ½ mile south of FM1431.
    Westinghouse Rd is located approximately 1 ¼ mile north of FM1431.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Williamson County, IH35 WFR 02-07-14 18' max height on the WFR at N.SP158.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Williamson County, BU79, SH95, and FM112 in Taylor 06-16-15 In Taylor: No permits on the following highways:
  • BU79 between SH95 and Dolan St. Dolan St is located approximately ¾ mile east of SH95.
  • SH95 between US79 and FM397
  • FM112 between SH95 and US79


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Williamson County, US183 NB 05-06-15 16' max width northbound between San Gabriel Pkwy and N.Toll 183A in Leander.
    San Gabriel Pkwy is located approximately 1 mile north of FM2243.
    N.Toll 183A is located approximately 2 miles north of FM2243.
    Williamson and Travis County, N.SH45 Toll Road 04-29-11 No permits on the main lanes between US183 and N.SH130.
    The main lanes are toll roads.
    Williamson County, SH45 collector-distributor lanes under FM734 04-29-11 No permits on the collector -distributor lanes under FM734.

    These lanes are between the main lanes and the frontage roads and are not tolled, but they are too narrow for OS/OW vehicles. These lanes serve as the access ramps to/from the main lanes to/from the frontage roads at FM734.

    All loads permitted on the FM620 (SH45 NFR and SFR) must have the following statement on the permit:
    “Must remain on the frontage roads and go through the stoplights at FM734. Do not travel under FM734.”
    Williamson, Caldwell, and Travis Counties, SH130 Toll Road
    Portion of SH45
    04-19-13 No permits between the Guadalupe/Caldwell County line and IH35.

    The main lanes are toll roads.
    Williamson County, FM487 12-28-12 No lowboy type trailers on the railroad crossing just west of the Bell/Williamson County line in Bartlett
    Williamson and Travis Counties, FM685 11-23-05 17’ max height between FM1825 and US79.
    Williamson County, FM971 01-15-09 No lowboy type trailers crossing the railroad just west of S.SH95.
    Williamson County, FM1431 07-26-17 10' max width between Cottonwood Creek Trl and Market St in Cedar Park.
    Cottonwood Creek Trl is located approximately 1 ½ miles west of FM734.
    Market St is located approximately ¼ mile west of FM734.
    Williamson County, FM1660 08-09-04 12' max width between W.US79 and 1 ½ miles north of W.US79.
    Williamson County, LP332 06-18-09 No permits between W.SH29 and E.SH29.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Williamson County, SP26 07-07-15 No permits between IH35 and FM2243 unless the load has an origin or destination here.
    Williamson County, SP158 07-07-15 No permits between S.IH35 and FM971 unless the load has an origin or destination here.
    Williamson County, SP158 07-25-17 No permits between S.IH35 and N.IH35.
    Last updated on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

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