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OS/OW Permit Office

TDOT OS/OW Permit Office
James K Polk Building, Suite 800
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-3821
Email: TDOT.PermitOffice@tn.gov

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. / Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Customer Pick-Up Hours:  Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. / Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p. m.

Google Map Locator:  https://goo.gl/maps/AQT5gKEhSep

Information about ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak: https://www.tn.gov/governor/covid-19.html

American Trucking Associations - COVID -19 Update Hub: https://www.trucking.org/COVID19#states


Key Responsibility

The TDOT Oversize & Overweight Permit Office is responsible for prescribing rules in the interest of public safety and preservation of highways, for the issuance and/or renewal of special permits for the transportation of such oversize, overweight, or over-length articles or commodities that cannot be reasonably dismantled or conveniently transported otherwise, and for the operation of such super-heavy or overweight vehicles, motor trucks, semi-trailers and trailers, whose gross weight, including load, weight, height or length, may exceed statutory limits, or which in other respects fail to comply with requirements of the Tennessee Code Annotated, as may be reasonably necessary for the transportation of such oversize, overweight, or over-length articles or commodities that cannot be reasonably dismantled or conveniently transported otherwise.


Holiday Restrictions

Upcoming Holiday Restrictions

Our office will be closed Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th.

NO ESCORTED TRAVEL allowed on December 24th through December 27th .

• Oversized/Overweight loads NOT requiring escorts for movement are allowed continuous travel with normal travel conditions as authorized.

• No travel on December 25th for Site-built houses and House boats.