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INFORMATION ABOUT THE ONGOING NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

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

The OS/OW Permit Office will be closed Friday, April 10th, 2020, in observance of Good Friday. No escorted travel after 12:00, noon, on Thursday, April 9th, 2020 through April 12th, 2020.  Travel for Mobile Homes, Site-Built Homes, and House boats is restricted on Friday, April 10th, 2020. The office will be open and normal travel resumes on Monday, April 13th, 2020.