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11.04.02.00.htm 11.04.02.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 04 STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION Chapter 02 General Conditions for Movement of Oversize and Overweight Vehicles Authority: Transportation Article, §2-103(b) 4-204, 4-205(f) 8-204(b)d) and (i) 24-112, and 24-113, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.04.02.01.htm 11.04.02.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the State Highway Administration.. 1-1) “Authority” means the Maryland Transportation Authority.. 1-2) “Authority highway” has the meaning stated in Transportation Article, §21-1401, Annotated Code of Maryland.2) "Certified weights" means vehicle or axle weights that have been weighted on scales approved or accepted by the Commercial
11.04.02.01-1.htm 11.04.02.01-1. 01-1 Miscellaneous Conditions.. A. The conditions set forth in §B―K of this regulation apply to each permit for an oversize or overweight vehicle.B. Compliance.. 1) While making a move under the authority of any permit, the permittee or user shall comply with the vehicle laws of Maryland (except those general size and weight limits from which the permit authorizes departure) the regulations under COMAR 11.04.01―11.04.04, conditions, both general and specific
11.04.02.02.htm 11.04.02.02. 02 Costs and Damages for Which Permittee is Responsible.. A. The permittee is responsible for payment of each of the following items:. 1) All damage that the vehicle causes, either directly or indirectly, to any road surface, bridge, or other structure, whether maintained by the Administration or by another;2) The cost of all telegrams, express mail deliveries, or telephone calls made in connection with the permit;3) Any additional expense incurred by the Administ
11.04.02.03.htm 11.04.02.03. 03 Safety.. A. When moving an oversize or overweight vehicle under the authority of a permit, the permittee or user shall ensure the safety and rights of the public.B. Before crossing narrow bridges or traveling on narrow roads with equipment or a load extending over the center line of the road, the permittee or user shall make arrangements in advance, so that adequate flagpersons, escorts, or police are present to warn and direct approaching traffic.C. Escort. The Unit, the
11.04.02.04.htm 11.04.02.04. 04 Limitations on Authority Conferred by Permit.. A. The authority conferred by any permit does not include authority to do any of the following:. 1) Move the oversize or overweight vehicle over any highway, bridge, or other structure under the jurisdiction of any county, municipality, or other entity (other than the Administration) except that a permit authorizes the permittee or user to cross the highway, bridge, or structure, after giving sufficient notice to the r
11.04.02.05.htm 11.04.02.05. 05 Movement on or Across Toll Facilities.. A. The following restrictions apply to the movement of any oversize or overweight vehicle on or through the following Authority highways:1) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway (I-895). 2) Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge (Susquehanna River Bridge, U.S. 40). 3) Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (Potomac River Bridge, U.S. 301). 4) William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge (Bay Bridge, U.S. 50/301). 5) Francis Scott Key Bridge (MD 695).
11.04.02.06.htm 11.04.02.06. 06 Hours for Movement, in General.. A. The permittee or user may move an oversize or overweight vehicle during any daylight hours from 1/2 hour after sunrise to 1/2 hour before sunset, subject to the following restrictions.B. Restrictions.. 1) A person may not move an oversize or overweight vehicle, even during daylight hours, on:. a) Any Saturday after 12 noon;. b) Any Sunday;. c) Those holiday periods included on a list compiled by the Unit for each calendar year, available u
11.04.02.07.htm 11.04.02.07. 07 Emergency Movement.. A. Emergency Status.. 1) An emergency exists when there is a danger of:. a) Loss of life;. b) Serious bodily injury;. c) Fire;. d) Severe property damage;. e) Hazardous material leakage; or. f) Major interruption to the flow of traffic on any part of the State highway system.. 2) A potential permittee with an oversize or overweight vehicle, expecting to respond to emergency situations, shall send a written request for emergency response status to th
11.04.02.08.htm 11.04.02.08. 08 Continuous Travel for Certain Special Mobile Equipment.. A. In this regulation:. 1) "Continuous travel" means travel allowed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, subject to the provisions on the permit and any attachments or updates listed on the Motor Carrier Division and CHART websites found at www.marylandroads.com, and subject to all regulations (except hours for movement) under COMAR 11.04.01 ―11.04.04.2) "Qualifying special mobile equipment" means any self-propelled special m
11.04.02.9999.htm 11.04.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: May 20, 1975 (2:10 Md. R. 752). Chapter revised effective July 20, 1977 (4:15 Md. R. 1146). Chapter recodified from COMAR 11.04.05 to 11.04.02 ―. Chapter revised effective August 1, 1984 (11:15 Md. R. 1331). Regulation .01 amended effective February 1, 1998 (25:2 Md. R. 76). Regulation .01B amended effective June 24, 2013 (40:12 Md. R. 1042). Regulation .01-1 amended effective February 1, 1998 (25:2 Md. R. 76) December 22, 2003 (30:25 Md. R.
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