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11.04.17.00.htm 11.04.17.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 04 STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION Chapter 17 Heavy Weight Port Corridor Permit Authority: Transportation Article, §2-103(b) 4-204, 4-205(f) 8-204(b)d) and (i) 24-109, 24-112, 24-113, and 24-113.3, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.04.17.01.htm 11.04.17.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Administration” means the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration.. 2) “Containerized cargo” means manifested international freight in a sealed, seagoing container traveling between the Seagirt Marine Terminal and a destination determined by the Secretary in Regulation .04 of this chapter.3) “Police officer” has the meaning stated in Tran
11.04.17.02.htm 11.04.17.02. 02 Permits Available.. A. Heavy Weight Port Corridor permits may be issued as specified in this chapter.. B. A person may move an indivisible load of containerized cargo under a Heavy Weight Port Corridor permit.C. The general permit provisions for oversize and overweight vehicles in COMAR 11.04.11 and general conditions for movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in COMAR 11.04.02 apply except to the extent this chapter includes more specific governing provisions.
11.04.17.03.htm 11.04.17.03. 03 Determination of Vehicle Eligibility.. A. A six-axle truck tractor-intermodal semitrailer combination of vehicles carrying manifested international freight as the only load of the vehicle in a single sealed, seagoing container may be eligible if the vehicle does not exceed the following maximum weight and axle spacing limits:1) 22,400 pounds on a single axle;. 2) 44,000 pounds on two consecutive axles at least 4 feet apart;. 3) 60,000 pounds on a tri-axle configuration more
11.04.17.04.htm 11.04.17.04. 04 Routes of Travel.. A. Heavy Weight Port Corridor permits may be issued for the following routes without deviation:. 1) Between Seagirt Marine Terminal and Tradepoint Atlantic.. a) Primary Route.. i) From Seagirt Marine Terminal ― Seagirt Marine Terminal to right on Broening Highway (Baltimore City) continue on Broening Highway (MD 695 continued) to inner loop I-695 (south) Francis Scott Key toll plaza, Francis Scott Key toll plaza to Loop Road under Francis Scott Key
11.04.17.05.htm 11.04.17.05. 05 Authority to Issue Permit.. The Unit may issue permits to allow the movement of overweight vehicles with an indivisible load of containerized cargo as specified in this chapter.
11.04.17.06.htm 11.04.17.06. 06 Procedures.. A. To obtain a Heavy Weight Port Corridor permit, the applicant shall submit, directly to the Unit, a completed application on a form and in a manner prescribed by the Unit. The applicant shall allow 5 working days for processing the permit request.B. The Unit may issue a Heavy Weight Port Corridor permit that is valid for 1 year.. C. The Unit shall issue the permit for the truck tractor listed in the application..
11.04.17.07.htm 11.04.17.07. 07 Fees.. A Heavy Weight Port Corridor permit issued for a truck tractor under this chapter shall be valid for a period of 1 year from date of issue at a nonrefundable cost of $500 each.
11.04.17.08.htm 11.04.17.08. 08 Miscellaneous Conditions.. A. The original permit issued shall be presented by the driver immediately upon demand of a police officer or members of the Unit.B. The permit vehicle and load may not exceed the vehicle limits for size allowed by Transportation Article, Title 24, Annotated Code of Maryland, except those weight limits from which the permit authorizes departure.C. Documentation to verify that cargo is manifested international freight shall be presented upon de
11.04.17.09.htm 11.04.17.09. 09 Violation of Permit.. A. The Unit determines initially all violations of this chapter or the terms of a permit.. B. If the Unit determines that there has been a violation, it shall notify the permittee by certified mail of the specific violations, of a period of suspension, of a revocation, and of the opportunity for appeal and to be heard.C. The permittee has 7 business days from receipt of the written notice of violation to file a written appeal with the Direct
11.04.17.10.htm 11.04.17.10. 10 Suspension.. A. If a permittee has violated this chapter or the terms of any permit two times within a 6-month period, the Unit may suspend for 30 days the permittee from use of all Heavy Weight Port Corridor permits issued and outstanding.B. If a permittee has violated this chapter or the terms of any permit three times within a 12-month period, the Unit may suspend for 60 days the permittee from use of all Heavy Weight Port Corridor permits issued and outstanding.
11.04.17.11.htm 11.04.17.11. 11 False Statement in Permit Application.. A. If an application for a Heavy Weight Port Corridor permit contains a false statement of a material fact, the Unit may deny that permit and any future permits to the permittee.B. If the Unit determines that an application contains a false statement of a material fact, the Unit shall notify the permittee by certified mail of its determination, the status of suspension from future permits, the duration of the suspension, and
11.04.17.12.htm 11.04.17.12. 12 Costs and Damages for Which Permittee Is Responsible.. A. The permittee is responsible for payment of all damage that the vehicle causes, either directly or indirectly, to any road surface, bridge, sign, or other structure, whether maintained by the Administration or by another entity, and the cost of any additional expense incurred by the Administration in connection with the permit or the movement authorized by the permit.B. The Administration shall repair or correct all
11.04.17.9999.htm 11.04.17.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―12 adopted under new chapter, Heavy Weight Port Corridor Permit, as an emergency provision effective October 25, 2019 (46:24 Md. R. 1100) permanently adopted effective April 20, 2020 (47:8 Md. R. 435)
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