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Beaumont District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Beaumont District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Elena Barras (409) 898-5774
Darlene Boles (409) 898-5769
County Date Restriction
Beaumont District, Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, and Tyler Counties, All Highways 11-04-14 Over 18' high: The mover is under the following requirements:
  • The mover must contact the Beaumont District Signal Shop at least 48 hours prior to traveling in the district: (409) 898-5774 or (409) 201-3844 during business hours 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Monday through Friday.
  • TxDOT approved signal contractors are required to disconnect, temporarily raise, and reconnect any illumination poles, overhead mast arm or span wire assemblies.
  • Anchor bolts must not be tampered with.
  • All work must be done to the satisfaction of TxDOT.
  • The mover is responsible for all costs.


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Beaumont District, Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, and Tyler Counties, All Highways 11-10-14 Over 19' high: The mover must contact Entergy (utility company) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (800) 340-3605 and leave a message at least 48 hours prior to traveling in any county in Beaumont District.
    Beaumont District, All Counties, All Highways 11-04-14 All superheavy vehicles must travel only during the night hours of 09:00 PM - 04:30 AM.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    All Counties, All Highways Load Zoned Posted 58,420 lbs GVW 08-03-15 Permission: Vehicles that cannot reduce axle weights for 58,420 lbs GVW Load Zoned highways may travel on these highways only if the load has an origin or destination on these highways.
    Chambers County, IH10 WB to SH73 EB 02-05-04 There is no access traveling IH10 WB to SH73 EB.
    Chambers County, SH99 toll road 10-26-11 No permits between Fisher Rd by Beach City and IH10.
    Fisher Rd is located approximately 4 miles south of FM565.

    SH99 is a toll road here.
    Chambers County, FM562 03-12-13 30' max width and/or 16' max height approximately between 3 ¾ miles west of FM1985 and 3 ½ miles west of FM1985.

    This is due to trees that are next to the highway.
    Chambers and Jefferson Counties, FM1406 05-05-15 10' max width between FM1663 and FM365.
    Chambers and Jefferson Counties, FM1406 05-05-10 12’ max width between FM1663 and FM365 during the hours of 6:10-7:10 am and 4:00-5:05 pm M-F.
    All other times: Over 12’ wide: Law enforcement escorts are required between FM1663 and FM365.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Chambers County, FM1663 04-11-91 No weight between SH61 and IH10.
    Hardin County, S.BU96 SB to US96 NB in Silsbee 08-31-10 There is no access traveling S.BU96 SB to US96 NB in Silsbee.
    Hardin County, SH326 vs FM326 in Angelina County 05-04-07 All routes traveling US69 SB to SH326 SB must include the town name of Kountze in the route.

    FM326 east of Lufkin in Angelina County is being confusing with SH326.
    Hardin County, FM770 08-14-14 No permits between FM1003 and SH326.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jasper County, City of Jasper 10-27-89 16' max width through the City of Jasper during the hours of 07:30 -8 0:30 AM and 03:00 - 04:00 PM Monday through Friday.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jasper and Newton Counties, FM1004 07-23-15 12' max width between N.US96 in Call Junction and FM1013.
    Jefferson County 09-24-10 FYI: Jefferson County requires a permit for oversize/over weight loads to travel on county roads.
    Movers may contact Jeffrey Carte for this permit and information about these roads: (409) 782-8163 or (409) 835-8584.
    Jefferson County, City of Beaumont 09-24-10 FYI: The City of Beaumont requires a permit for oversize/over weight loads to travel on city streets.
    Movers may contact Lucius Davis this permit and information about these roads: (409) 785-4739.
    Jefferson County, City of Beaumont 10-13-97 No width, no height, and/or no length in Beaumont during the hours of 07:00 - 09:00 AM and 04:00 - 06:00 PM Monday through Friday.
    This does not apply to overweight loads.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jefferson County, City of Port Arthur 05-21-09 Over 12’ wide, over 18’ high, and/or over legal weights traveling on any state maintained road in Port Arthur city limits are under the following conditions:

    1) Daylight movement only without prior approval
    2) No movement 06:00 - 09:00 AM and 04:00 - 06:00 PM.
    3) The mover must notify the City of Port Arthur Field Operations Division 24 hours in prior to moving within the city: (409) 983-8673.
    Jefferson County, SH73 at US69 12-02-04 18’6" max height northbound and 16’10" max height southbound at US69.
    Jefferson and Orange Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 12-08-08 Vehicles traveling southbound on the Rainbow Bridge are under the following conditions:
  • All oversized loads must travel on center of bridge. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
  • All oversized loads must move only during the hours of 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM; they must not move any other time. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
  • 14' max width over bridge.
    14' wide: must have rear escort. (Under 14' wide: no escort required.)


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Jefferson and Orange Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 02-19-15 No width and/or no weight southbound on the Rainbow Bridge at the Jefferson/Orange County line.
    Jefferson County, SH82 on the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge in Port Arthur 09-12-11 Over 11' wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the bridge to cross the Intracoastal Waterway in Port Arthur.
    The Intracoastal Waterway bridge is located approximately 1 mile south of SH87.
    Jefferson County, SH82 07-15-15 No width between TB Ellison Pkwy and 7th St in Port Arthur during the hours of 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM Monday through Friday.
    TB Ellison Pkwy is located approximately 2 ½ miles south of SH87.
    7th St is located approximately ¾ mile south of SH87.
    Jefferson County, SH87 01-12-90 No permits between the Galveston/Jefferson County line and PR69.

    This road is closed to all traffic.
    Jefferson County, SH87 SB 12-02-13 11' max width southbound between S.SH73 and ¾ mile south of S.SH73.
    Jefferson County, SH347 NB to US69 SB 04-14-09 There is no access traveling SH347 NB to US69 SB.
    Jefferson County, FM365 05-05-10 12’ max width between FM1406 and US90 during the hours of 06:10 - 07:10 AM and 04:00 - 05:05 PM Monday through Friday.
    All other times: For all loads over 12’ wide: Law enforcement escorts are required between FM1406 and US90.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jefferson and Chambers Counties, FM1406 05-05-15 10' max width between FM1663 and FM365.
    Jefferson and Chambers Counties, FM1406 05-05-10 12’ max width between FM1663 and FM365 during the hours of 06:10 - 07:10 AM and 04:00 - 05:05 PM Monday through Friday.
    All other times: Over 12’ wide: Law enforcement escorts are required between FM1663 and FM365.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Liberty County, US59 NB to FM2025 NB 02-26-09 No lowboy type trailers traveling US59 NB to FM2025 NB in Cleveland.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Liberty County, US90 04-06-15 09' max width between ¼ mile west of SH61 and 1 ¼ mile east of W.FM1009.
    Liberty County, JCT SH146 & FM1413 12-20-05 65' max length for the following turns at JCT SH146 & FM1413:
  • FM1413 EB to SH146 NB
  • FM1413 EB to SH146 SB
  • Liberty County, SH321/BS105 EB to FM787 NB 09-01-09 In Cleveland: 65’ max length travelling SH321/BS105 EB to FM787 NB.
    Liberty County, FM770 03-15-13 58,420 lbs max GVW between W.US90 and FM563.
    Liberty County, FM834 07-02-08 Lowboy type trailers must use caution when crossing the railroad between N.FM770 and S.FM770.
    Newton & Jasper Counties, FM1004 07-23-15 12' max width between N.US96 and FM1013.
    Newton County, SH63 12-18-08 All over width loads: Front and rear escorts are required when crossing the Sabine River bridge at the Louisiana line.
    This is in addition to all of the other normal truss bridge conditions that apply (using the center of bridge, flagman, etc.).
    Newton and Jasper Counties, FM1004 07-23-15 12' max width between N.US96 in Call Junction and FM1013.
    Orange County, IH10 10-13-97 Curfew: No width, no height, and/or no length from the Jefferson County line to SH12 between the hours of 07:00 - 09:00 AM and 04:00 - 06:00 PM Monday through Friday. This is in the Vidor area.
    This does not apply to overweight permits.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    This is in the Vidor area
    Orange County, IH10 WB to SH87 NB 10-27-94 16' max width and/or 90' max length traveling IH10 WB to SH87 NB.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Orange County, IH10 08-13-07 16' max height into/out of Louisiana.

    This is due to bridges over IH10 in Louisiana.
    Orange County, IH10/US90 08-18-11 16' max width into/out of Louisiana.

    This is a Louisiana restriction.
    Orange and Jefferson Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 12-08-08 All oversized loads must use center of bridge. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
    All oversized loads must move between 9am and 3pm; they cannot move any other time. (This does not apply to loads that are overweight only.)
  • 14' max width over bridge.
  • 14' wide: must have rear escort. Under 14ft wide: no escort required.


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Orange and Jefferson Counties, SH73/SH87 SB (Rainbow Bridge) 02-19-15 No width and/or no weight over the Neches River at the Jefferson/Orange County line.
    Orange County, SH73/SH87 12-29-09 Over width, over height, and/or over length loads must travel on SH87/SH73 only during 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM between the Jefferson/Orange County line to SH62; they must not move any other time.
    This restriction also affects traveling NB when crossing the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge over the Neches River at the Jefferson/Orange County line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Orange County, SH73/SH87 03-12-14 No width between Caldwell Dr and S.SH62 in Bridge City.
    Caldwell Dr is located approximately ½ mile south of FM1442.
    Orange County, FM105 03-28-07 Lowboy type trailers must use caution at RR crossing located approximately 1 mile south of IH10.
    Orange County, FM1132 01-06-14 65' max length and/or no lowboy type trailers at the RR crossing located approximately ¼ mile south of SH12.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Last updated on Mon, Aug 10, 2015

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