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Wichita Falls District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Wichita Falls District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Joellen Miller (940) 720-7743
Bart Sherrill (940) 720-7735
Renee Lambert (940) 720-7803

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

County Date Restriction
All Counties, All Highways 02-03-16 Route Inspection Permits: Over 22’ wide and/or over 19’6” high in Wichita Falls District: The permit specialist must obtain district approval prior to issuing the permit.

Over 17' high:
  • The mover must contact the Wichita Falls District Signals and Signs Coordinator at least 24 hours prior to entering any county in Wichita Falls District: (940) 867-2215 cell or (940) 720-7809 office.
  • Only TxDOT approved signals contractors are authorized to disconnect, temporarily raise, and/or reconnect any illumination poles or overhead mast arms.
  • Mast arm signals must not be damaged from being moved/raised.
  • All work must be done to the satisfaction of TxDOT.
  • 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.

    Exception: FM433 in Wilbarger County, waiver dated 01/28/08 still applies.
    Archer County, US82/US277 WB 08-19-15 12' max width westbound between E.FM368 and FM2846.
    Archer County, US281 08-20-15 Curfew: No permits between the Jack/Archer County line and FM174 during the hours of of 07:00 – 09:30 AM, 11:00 AM - 02:30 PM, and 04:00 – 06:00 PM Monday through Friday.
    Archer County, US281 02-10-16 14' max width between SH25/FM174 and the Jack/Archer county line.
    Archer County, SH25 01-13-16 14' max width between SH79 and FM368.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Archer County, SH25 07-29-14 12' max width between FM368 and US82/US277.
    Archer and Clay Counties, FM174 02-07-14 12' max width between US281 and the Clay/Montague County line.
    Archer and Young Counties, FM210 08-19-14 No weight between FM2898 and E.SH114.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Archer and Baylor Counties, FM422
    Portion of FM1790
    06-04-14 12' max width between US183/US277/US283 and FM210.
    This restriction also affects FM1790 where it is double signed with FM422.
    Archer and Wichita Counties, FM2650 01-12-16 12' max width between FM1954 and W.FM369
    Baylor County, US183/US283 11-05-15 12' max width between E.US82/US277 and the Baylor/Wilbarger County line.
    Baylor County, JCT E.US82/US277 & E.US183/US283 07-01-10 Over 125’ long: A flagman is required to warn approaching traffic as the load turns at JCT E.US82/US277 & E.US183/US283 for the following turns:
  • E.US82/US277 EB to E.US183/US283 NB
  • E.US183/US283 SB to E.US82/US277 EB
  • E.US183/US283 SB to E.US82/US277 WB


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Baylor County, JCT S.US183/US283 & US277 07-01-10 Over 125’ long: A flagman is required to warn approaching traffic as the load turns at JCT S.US183/US283 & US277.
    This restriction affects all turns at this junction.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Baylor County, US183/US283 11-05-15 12' max width between S.US277 and the Baylor/Throckmorton County line.
    Baylor County, BU183 in Seymour
    Portion of SH114
    02-24-11 In Seymour: No permits between US183 and US82.
    This restriction also affects SH114 where it is double signed with BU183.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Baylor County, SH114 01-26-15 In Seymour: No permits between S.BU183 and US183/US277/US283

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Baylor County, SH114 WB to US183 NB 09-01-09 100’ max length traveling SH114 WB to US183/US277/US283 NB.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Baylor and Archer Counties, FM422
    Portion of FM1790
    06-04-14 12' max width between US183/US277/US283 and FM210.
    This restriction also affects FM1790 where it is double signed with FM422.
    Baylor County, FM1919 07-29-14 14’ max width between US82 and the Foard/Baylor County line.
    Clay County, JCT US82 & FM1197 04-07-09 17'9" max height for the following maneuvers at JCT US82 & FM1197:
  • US82 EB/WB
  • FM1197 NB/SB
  • All turns


  • This is due to overhead lights.
    Clay County, SH79 08-27-08 Over 11' wide must have a flagman to warn traffic as they travel on the center of the Red River bridge at the Oklahoma state line.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Clay County, SH148 08-10-15 12' max width between FM172 and US287.
    Clay and Archer Counties, FM174 02-07-14 12' max width between US281 and the Clay/Montague County Line.
    Clay County, FM2393 08-17-15 No lowboy type trailers between Milton St and LP47 in Jolly.
    Milton St is located approximately ¼ mile south of LP47.
    Clay County, SP510 04-15-15 12' max width, 14' max height, and/or 75' max length between US287 and US82.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cooke County, IH35/US77 NB to N.FM1307 SB 10-16-08 There is no access traveling IH35/US77 NB to N.FM1307 SB. 
    Cooke County, IH35/US77 NB into Oklahoma 08-10-94 15'11" max height NB into Oklahoma.

    This is an Oklahoma restriction.
    Cooke County, US82 06-26-08 No lowboy type trailers allowed on the turnarounds/crossovers between FM678 and the Cooke/Grayson County Line.
    Cooke and Denton Counties, FM51 07-29-15 10' max width between the Wise/Denton County line and FM922.
    Cooke County, FM51 07-28-09 16’ max height between IH35 and FM372.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cooke County, FM372 07-28-09 16’ max height between FM902 and US82.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cooke County, FM373 06-17-15 No permits between US82 and FM2382.
    Cooke County, FM678 07-28-09 16’ max height between FM372 and FM3092.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cooke County, FM922 08-18-15 No width between the Cooke/Montague County line and FM51.
    Cooke County, FM1198 08-10-10 10’ max width between FM922 and US82.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Cooke County, FM1307 01-07-99 No permits between S.IH35 and N.IH35.
    Cooke and Montague Counties, FM1630 01-17-11 12’ max width between FM677 and FM373.
    All over width loads: A front escort is required for each vehicle within this restriction.
    Multiple loads following each other must maintain a distance of no less than 2000’ between each vehicle within this restriction.
    Montague County, US81 WFR SB to N.US287 EFR NB 03-02-11 In Bowie: For traveling US81 WFR SB to N.US287 EFR NB:
  • 140’ max length for vehicles with non-steerable trailer axles.
  • 150’ max length for vehicles with steerable trailer axles.


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Montague County, JCT US81 & SH59 11-16-12 70' max length for all turns at JCT US81 & SH59.
    Montague County, SH59 06-28-13 In Bowie: No permits between E.Clay St and Montague St.
    E.Clay St is located approximately 2/10 miles south of US81.
    Montague St is located approximately 1/10 mile south of US81.
    Montague County, JCT FM455 & FM677 01-17-11 No length for all turns at JCT FM455 & FM677.
    Montague County, JCT FM455 & FM1749 01-17-11 No length for all turns at JCT FM455 & FM1749.
    Montague County, FM677 01-17-11 12’ max width between FM455 and US82.
    All over width loads: A front escort is required for each vehicle within this restriction.
    Multiple loads following each other must maintain a distance of no less than 2000’ between each vehicle within this restriction.
    Montague County, FM677 05-12-15 No permits between Camp Letoli Rd and Childress Rd in Capps Corner.
    Camp Letoli Rd is located approximately 3 1/4 mile south of FM1956.
    Childress Rd is located approximately 2 1/4 mile south of FM1956.
    Montague County, FM922 01-17-11 12’ max width between FM455 and the Cooke/Montague County line.
    All over width loads: A front escort is required for each vehicle within this restriction.
    Multiple loads following each other must maintain a distance of no less than 2000’ between each vehicle within this restriction.
    Montague and Cooke Counties, FM1630 01-17-11 12’ max width between FM677 and FM373.
    All over width loads: A front escort is required for each vehicle within this restriction.
    Multiple loads following each other must maintain a distance of no less than 2000’ between each vehicle within this restriction.
    Montague County, FM1655 01-17-11 12’ max width between the Wise/Montague County line and FM455.
    All over width loads: A front escort is required for each vehicle within this restriction.
    Multiple loads following each other must maintain a distance of no less than 2000’ between each vehicle within this restriction.
    Montague County, FM1749 01-17-11 12’ max width between the SH101 and FM455.
    All over width loads: A front escort is required for each vehicle within this restriction.
    Multiple loads following each other must maintain a distance of no less than 2000’ between each vehicle within this restriction.
    Montague County, FM1806 05-12-15 No permits between Campbell Rd and S.US81.
    Campbell Rd is located approximately 1 mile west of S.US81.
    Montague County, FM1806 01-17-11 12' max width between the end of state maintenance west of S.US81 and SH59.
    This restriction does not affect US81 between N.FM1806 and S.FM1806.
    Montague County, FM1816 01-17-11 12’ max width between SH59 and the end of state maintenance north of SH59.
    Throckmorton County, US283 10-30-15 12' max width between the Shackelford/Throckmorton County line and S.US183.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Throckmorton County, SH222 06-05-00 12’ max width between the Haskell County Line and US380.
    Wichita County, City of Wichita Falls 08-14-98 Curfew: 12' wide and/or 95' long max in Wichita Falls during the hours of 07:00 - 09:00 AM and 04:00 - 06:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita County, US287/US82 NFR WB to US281/SH79 SB 10-10-08 There is no access when traveling US287/US82 NFR WB to US281/SH79 SB.
    All loads must remain on the main lanes if they need to travel US287/US82 WB to US281/SH79 SB.
    Wichita County, US287/US277/
    US281 NB and US82 WB
    01-05-07 19' max height northbound between SP473 and BU277 in Wichita Falls.
    Wichita County, JCT US287 & SH25 11-06-09 12' max width and/or 80' max length for all turns at JCT US287 & SH25.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    Note: All turns are made at the two-way frontage roads.
    Wichita County, JCT BU287 & LP11 in Wichita Falls 08-14-08 In Wichita Falls: Over 105' long: The vehicle must be equipped with steerable back axles for the following turns at JCT BU287 & LP11:
  • BU287 EB to LP11 NB
  • BU287 WB to LP11 NB
  • LP11 SB to BU287 EB
  • LP11 SB to BU287 WB


  • This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita County, BU287 at Beverly Dr in Wichita Falls 07-15-15 15' max height at Beverly Dr in Wichita Falls.
    Beverly Dr is located approximately ¼ mile east of LP11.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    This is due to overhead guide wires.
    Wichita County, BU287 at Main St in Electra 06-25-10 18’3” max height at Main St in Electra.
    This restriction also affects crossing BU287 on Main St and dropping of to and picking up from Main St.
    Main St is located approximately ¾ mile east of SH25.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    This is due to overhead lights and lines.
    Wichita County, SH25 10-04-12 No width and/or no weight from between US287 and the end of state maintenance north of FM370.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita County, JCT SH240 & SP447 01-22-07 90' max length for the following turns at JCT SH240 & SP447:
  • SH240 NB to SP447 SW
  • SH240 SB to SP447 SW
  • Wichita County, SH240
    Portion of LP267
    05-11-12 No permits between FM369 and NE.LP267.
    This restriction also affects LP267 where it is double signed with SH240.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita County, FM368 07-09-08 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad tracks just south of BU287 in Iowa Park.
    Wichita County, FM368 07-09-08 100’ max length between BU287 in Iowa Park and E.FM367.
    Wichita County, FM369 07-02-09 In Wichita Falls: No lowboy type trailers with less than a 12" ground clearance when crossing the railroad just south of BU287.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita County, FM1739 over US287 07-31-07 160’ max length crossing US287.
    This affects all turns going over US287 on FM1739.
    Wichita Falls, FM1814 07-02-09 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad just south of BU287 in Iowa Park.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita County, FM2384 07-02-09 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad just south of BU287 in Electra.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita and Archer Counties, FM2650 01-12-16 12' max width between FM1954 and W.FM369
    Wichita County, LP267 05-11-12 No permits between NW.SH240 and SE.SH240.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wichita County, LP473 01-30-15 14' max height between S.US281 and SH79.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wilbarger County, JCT US70 & W.FM433. 04-07-08 No lowboy type trailers for all turns at JCT US70 & W.FM433.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wilbarger County, US70/US183 03-17-16 12' max width between FM1763 and the Oklahoma line.
    Wilbarger County, US183/US283 11-03-15 12’ max width and/or 100’ max length between US287 and N.FM433.
    Wilbarger County, US287 SB to NB Crossovers
    Portion of US70/US183

    03-16-12 No permits traveling SB to NB on the at-grade crossovers between S.FM1763 and FM433.
    This restriction also affects the at-grade crossovers of US70/US183 where they are double signed with US287.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wilbarger County, US287 10-25-05 20’ max height between S.FM925 and N.FM1763.
    Wilbarger County, BU287 in Vernon 04-11-08 12’ max width, 12’ max height, and/or 100’ max length between W.US70 and US283/US183.
    Wilbarger County, FM433 01-29-08 Permission: The load zoned rating for this highway between N.US283 and US287 has temporarily been waived.
    Full axle weights are allowed here.
    Wilbarger County, FM925 02-14-14 22,000 lbs GVW between CR93 and W.US287 west of Vernon.
    CR93 is located approximately 2 ¾ miles west of W.US287.
    Wilbarger County, FM1949 10-10-12 No permits between FM433 and E.BU287.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wilbarger County, FM3207 05-22-08 No permits between US70 and FM433.
    Wilbarger County, E.LP404 EB to US287 NW 08-10-10 In Oklaunion: There is no access for travelling E.LP404 EB to US287 NW.
    Young County, SH16 02-28-07 18'6" max height between FM1287 and SE.US380.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Young County, JCT SH16 & SH114 06-25-10 18’ max height at the intersection of JCT SH16 & SH114 in Loving.
    This affects travel straight through on both highways and all turns.

    This is a permanent restriction.

    This is due to overhead lights and lines.
    Young County, JCT SH79 & SH114 04-10-08 120' max length turning for all turns at JCT SH79 & SH114.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Young County, JCT SH114 & LP132 03-11-08 10' max width and/or 70' max length for all turns at JCT SH114 & LP132.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Young County, FM210 05-08-08 No weight between SH79 and LP132.
    Young County, FM578 07-11-08 No weight between S.FM209 and the Young/Stephens County Line.
    Young and Archer Counties, FM210 08-19-14 No weight between FM2898 and E.SH114.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Young County, FM2898 08-19-14 No weight between SH79 and FM210.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Young County, FM3491 04-02-09 No permits between US380 and SH16.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Last updated on Tue, Mar 22, 2016

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