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Yoakum District Permit Restrictions

These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Yoakum District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Amanda Idlett (361) 293-4445
Camille Marek (361) 293-4388
Chassati Thiele (361) 293-4385

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 02-19-16 Over 17'6” high: The mover is under the following requirements:
  • The mover must contact the Yoakum District Signal Shop at least 48 hours prior to traveling in Yoakum District. The mover must contact them by emailing a copy of their permit during the hours of 07:00 AM – 05:00 PM Monday through Friday: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • A TxDOT approved signal contractor is required to accompany the vehicles. Only the approved signals contractor is authorized to disconnect, temporarily raise, and/or reconnect any illumination poles, overhead mast arm or span wire assemblies. All property must not be damaged from being moved/raised.
  • All work must be done to the satisfaction of TxDOT.
  • The mover is responsible for all costs.

  • 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.
    Austin County, US90 10-18-11 Curfew: No permits from Roosevelt St to LP350 in Sealy during the hours of 07:00 - 08:00 AM and 03:00 - 04:00 PM Monday through Friday.
    Roosevelt St is located approximately 1/4 mile west of LP350.
    Austin County, JCT US90 & SH36 11-29-04 There is no access for all turns at JCT US90 & SH36.
    Austin County, SH36 under US90 04-02-04 13'6" max height under US90.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Austin County, SH36/SH159 04-16-04 14’ max width, 19’ max height, and/or 70’ max length between W.SH159 and E.SH159.
    Austin County, SH159 05-07-98 All loads must use caution at the railroad crossing on SH159 between FM529 and E.SH36.
    Austin County, SH159 09-15-11 No lowboy type trailers unless hydraulic over the railroad tracks between FM529 and E.SH36.
    Austin County, FM331 07-25-14 All overwidth vehicles: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic while the load travels on the center of the Mill Creek bridge.
    Mill Creek is located approximately 2 ½ miles north of SH36.
    Austin County, FM1093 08-22-93 No lowboy type trailers over the railroad crossing located just east of S.SH36.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Austin County, FM2187 04-30-04 17' max height at the railroad crossing west of FM1094 in Sealy.
    The railroad crossing is located approximately ¼ mile west of FM1094.

    This is due to overhead railroad crossing lights.
    Austin County, FM3538 NB to IH10 WB 02-09-11 There is no access traveling FM3538 NB to IH10 WB.
    Austin County, LP350 in Sealy 10-18-11 Curfew: No permits from S.SH36 to N.SH36 during the hours of 07:00 - 08:00 AM and 03:00 - 04:00 PM Monday through Friday.
    Calhoun County, SH35
    Portion of SH185
    08-18-14 Over 17'6" wide and/or over 16'9" high: The mover must contact the Calhoun County Maintenance Office 48 hours prior to traveling on any part of SH35 in Calhoun County: (361) 552-6131. Ask for the Maintenance Supervisor, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, or the Office Manager.
    This restriction also affects SH185 where it is double signed with SH35.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Calhoun County, SH35 05-17-16 10' max width between SH238 and FM1593.
    Calhoun County, FM1593 08-18-14 Over 17'6" wide and/or over 16'9" high: The mover must contact the Calhoun County Maintenance Office 48 hours prior to traveling on FM1593 between the end of state maintenance south of SH35 and the Jackson/Calhoun County line: (361) 552-6131. Ask for the Maintenance Supervisor, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, or the Office Manager.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Colorado County, IH10 EB to SH71 WB 05-07-98 There is no access traveling IH10 EB to SH71 WB.
    Colorado County, US90 over the Colorado River 08-31-10 In Columbus: No weight on the Truss Bridge over the Colorado River.
    The Colorado River is located approximately ½ mile east of SP52.
    Colorado County, US90A over the Colorado River 05-04-10 Over 12’ wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic on US90A as the load crosses the center of the Colorado River Bridge.
    The Colorado River is located approximately 3 ¼ miles east of SH71.
    Colorado County, JCT US90A & W.FM102 05-07-10 Over 100’ long: A front escort is required for all turns at JCT US90A & W.FM102.
    Colorado County, JCT US90A & FM3013 05-04-10 Over 100’ long: A front escort is required for the following turns:
    FM3013 NB to US90A EB
    FM3013 NB to US90A WB
    FM3013 SB to US90A EB
    FM3013 SB to US90A WB
    Colorado County, FM109 04-19-16 No permits between Smith Rau Rd north of Columbus and 3 ¼ miles south of FM1291.
    Smith Rau Rd is located approximately 2 ¾ miles north of BS71.
    Colorado County, FM949 11-15-11 20' max width and/or 70' max length from IH10 SFR to W.IH10.
    This restriction also affects IH10 NFR where it is double signed with FM949.
    This restriction also affects all turns at JCT IH10 & W.FM949 and also all possible turns at JCT IH10 & E.FM949 (from both the NFR and SFR to/from E.FM949).

    This is a permanent restriction.
    De Witt County, City of Cuero 01-27-95 Over 15'6" high: A police escort is required through Cuero: (361) 275-5734.
    De Witt County, JCT US87 & S.US77A/US183 08-06-15 No trailers with less than 18" ground clearance for all turns at JCT US87 & S.US77A/US183.
    De Witt County, SH111 04-17-98 In Yoakum: No width under the 14' high overhead railroad structure.
    De Witt County, SH119 08-31-15 11' max width between SH72 and FM108.
    Fayette and Lavaca Counties, US77
    Portion of FM532
    10-09-15 14' wide and over: A front escort is required between E.US90A and the Lee/Fayette County line.
    This restriction also affects FM532 where it is double signed with US77.
    Fayette County, US77 11-30-98 No width and/or no length from BS71 in La Grange, south to FM155.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Fayette County, BS71 in La Grange 09-16-85 In La Grange: 10' max width between US77 and FM609.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Fayette County, SH159
    Portion of US90
    09-16-09 14' max width, 17' max height, and/or 65' max length from FM955 to E.FM1291.
    This restriction affects FM955, E.FM1291, and W.FM1291 where they cross SH159.
    This restriction affects all turns at JCT FM955 & SH159, JCT E.FM1291 & SH159, and JCT W.FM1291 & SH159.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Fayette County, SP458 09-14-15 No width and/or 14' max height between US290 and 1 mile south of US290.
    Gonzales County, US87
    Portion of SH97
    02-18-16 11' max width between the Wilson/Gonzales County line and Artesia Ave in Nixon.
    Artesia Ave is located approximately ¾ mile east of SH80.
    This restriction affects SH97 where it is double signed with US87.
    Gonzales County, US87
    Portion of SH97
    07-08-15 80' max length turning to/from all highways and roads between the Wilson/Gonzales County line and FM77.
    This restriction also affects SH97 where it is double signed with US87.
    Gonzales County, US90A
    Portion of SH97
    01-07-14 20' max height between E.FM2091 and FM532.
    This restriction also affects SH97 where it is double signed with US90A.
    Gonzales County, US90A 02-08-08 17’6" high and over must contact Gonzales Police at 830-672-8686 prior to traveling between US183 and SH97.

    This is due to lights and power lines.
    Gonzales County, BU183 in Gonzales 07-16-14 No permits between S.US183 and N.US183.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Gonzales County, SH80
    Portion of SH97
    07-01-15 In Nixon: 11' max width and/or 80' max length between 2nd Ave and 2nd St.
    2nd Ave is located just south of US87.
    2nd St is located just north of US87.
    This restriction also affects SH97 where it is double signed with SH80.
    Gonzales County, SH80 06-03-97 Over 12’ wide must have a flagman to warn traffic when crossing the center of the Guadalupe River Bridge located between US90A and FM466.
    Gonzales County, FM532 02-14-12 17' max height from CR388 to CR391 east of Gonzales.
    CR388 is located approximately 2 1/4 miles west of FM795.
    CR391 is located approximately 2 miles west of FM795.
    Gonzales County, SP146 in Gonzales 12-04-90 No permits from US90A to BU183 in Gonzales.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Jackson, Wharton, and Victoria Counties, US59 11-05-96 24' max width in the Yoakum District.
    This does not include mobile homes.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Lavaca County, US77 09-19-03 Over 17'6" high: The mover must contact the Hallettsville Police Dept. @ (361) 798-3683 prior to traveling between approximately ½ mile south of W.US90A and approximately 1 ¼ miles north of E.US90A.
    Lavaca County, US77/US90A 09-16-98 No width, no height, and/or no length in Hallettsville during the hours of 07:30 - 08:15 AM and 03:00 - 03:45 PM Monday through Friday during the school year (August through May) in the following locations:
    US77: between approximately 1 1/4 miles north of E.US90A and approximately 1/2 of a mile south of W.US90A.
    US90A: bertween FM2314 and approximately 1 mile west of S.US77.
    Lavaca and Fayette Counties, US77
    Portion of FM532
    10-09-15 14' wide and over: A front escort is required between E.US90A and the Lee/Fayette County line.
    This restriction also affects FM532 where it is double signed with US77.
    Lavaca County, US77
    Portion of FM532
    11-19-15 12' max width between E.US90A and the Fayette/Lavaca County line.
    This restriction also affects FM532 where it is double signed with US77.
    Lavaca County, US90A 10-16-02 20’ max height from FM3435 to FM2314.
    Lavaca County, US90A 11-15-07 17’6" max height from 1 mile west of SH95 to 1 mile east of SH95.
    Over 17’6" tall: The mover must contact the Shiner Police Dept. at (361) 594-3339.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Lavaca County, US90A 09-19-03 Over 17’6" high: The mover must contact the Hallettsville Police Department at (361) 798-3683 when traveling from E.US77 west to approximately 1 mile west of W.US77.
    Lavaca County, US90A 05-01-15 11' max width between CR 156 and CR 136.
    CR 156 is located approximately 3 1/2 miles east of FM2314.
    CR 136 is located approximately 4 1/2 miles east of FM2314.
    Lavaca County, SH95
    Portion of FM532
    05-16-16 20' max height between S.FM532 and Church St. in Moulton.
    Church St is located approximately 1/2 mile north of N.FM532.
    This restriction also affects FM532 where it is double signed with SH95.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Lavaca County, JCT SH111 & FM682 11-06-12 14' max height for the following maneuvers at JCT SH111 & FM682:
  • SH111 EB/WB
  • All turns
  • Matagorda County, SH35, SH60, SH71, and SH111 09-06-12 Over 16' high: The mover must contact the Matagorda County Maintenance Supervisor, (979) 245-8338, prior to travelling on any part of SH35, SH60, SH71, and/or SH111 in Matagorda County.

    This is due to low overhead lights.
    Matagorda County, SH35 and SH60 in Bay City 09-06-12 Over 16' high: The mover must contact the Bay City Police Department, (979) 245-8500, prior to traveling on any part of SH35 and SH60 in Bay City city limits.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Matagorda County, FM521 09-24-15 15'6 max height between FM1468 and FM2668.
    Victoria, Wharton, and Jackson Counties, US59 11-05-96 24' max width in the Yoakum District.
    This does not include mobile homes.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Victoria County, BU59 in Victoria 10-10-13 In Victoria: 15'6" high and over: The mover must contact the Victoria City Police Department for an escort, (361) 485-3700, 24 hours prior to traveling on BU59 between SW.US59 and LP463.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Victoria County, US77 WFR 11-04-15 In Victoria: 16' max height on the WFR between N.BU77 and US87.
    Victoria County, US87 08-27-10 In Victoria: 18’ max height from US59 to E.BU59.
    Victoria County, US87 08-27-10 In Victoria: 18’ max height from W.BU59 to US77.
    Victoria County, FM447 09-17-09 Over 12' wide: A flagman is required to warn oncoming traffic on FM447 as the load crosses the center of the Guadalupe River Bridge located between US87 and FM236
    Wharton, Jackson, and Victoria Counties, US59 11-05-96 24' max width in the Yoakum District.
    This does not include mobile homes.

    This is a permanent restriction.
    Wharton County, US59 SB at LP523 (Louise) 03-06-92 There is no exit ramp from US59 SB to N.LP523 in Louise.
    Wharton County, BU59 in Wharton
    Portion of SH60
    02-03-11 In Wharton: 15' max height from FM961 to N.US59.
    This restriction also affects SH60 where it is double signed with BU59.

    This is due to low traffic lights.
    Wharton County, BU59 in Wharton 12-16-13 In Wharton: 10' max width from FM961 to S.SH60.
    Wharton County, SH60 08-19-05 No lowboy type trailers, unless hydraulic, over the railroad crossing located just north of US90A.
    Wharton County, S.LP524 SB to US59 SB  04-12-10 There is no access traveling S.LP524 SB to US59 SB.
    Last updated on Wed, Jun 22, 2016

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