Governor Pritzker waives overweight permit fees for transportation of emergency relief supplies

Governor JB Pritzker has signed an emergency declaration, effective through April 12, enabling haulers to get free Illinois Department of Transportation overweight trucking permits for the movement of emergency relief supplies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Operators are required to carry a copy of the order and waiver, which can be found at The order does not apply to posted bridges and local highways with special and seasonal weight restrictions. Haulers can use to determine if their routes are free of size and weight restrictions.

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