What is an Oversize Overweight Permit?
State law authorizes the SCDOT Oversize/Overweight Permit (OSOW) office, at its discretion, to issue permits for vehicles and loads that exceed legal size and/or weight limits.
Safehaul Instructional Routing Video
To demonstrate how to build and generate a route.
In the event of inclement weather during the winter months, the permit office will be closed per the Governors instructions for state offices in the Richland and Lexington County area. Please visit the road conditions page to find out the condition of the roads in each county you may be traveling in or to.
SPECIAL OVERSIZE/OVERWEIGHT PERMITS
In the event of a national or state emergency, a special oversize and/or overweight permit can be downloaded using the below links.
A Special Permit for over width loads to travel on non-interstate routes within the National Network View the Permit
If you are seeking clearance to bypass the weigh station/scale facility due to an emergency condition, please contact the State Transport Police direct at