Scott County, Iowa

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Oversize/Overweight Permits

Permits are required on Scott County secondary roads if:

Trip permits for travel within Scott County are issued by the Scott County Engineer’s Office. The permit fee is set by the IDOT based on the size restrictions of the permits. The fees are as follows:

Permits Available:

Permit Type Single Permit Annual Permit Annual with Weight
Cost $10 – 5 day period $25 $25 $300
Axle Weight 20,000 lbs. per axle 20,000 lbs. per axle 20,000 lbs. per axle 20,000 lbs. per axle
Maximum Gross Weight No Limit 80,000 lbs 80,000 lbs 156,000 lbs
Height No Limit 13’10” 15’5” 15’5”
Length No Limit 120’ 120’ 120’
Width No Limit 12’5” 16’ 13’5”
Interstate Travel Allowed Allowed Allowed Not Allowed
Routing REQUIRED Not required Routing required when loads are 14’6” wide. Routing required when trips are over 50-mile radius unless route continues on at least 4-lane roads Not Required
Valid 1 TRIP WITHIN 5 DAYS 12 months from month issued 12 months from month issued

Permit Forms: