OVERSIZE AND OVERWEIGHT PERMIT LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Vehicles and loads over 14 feet wide may not travel on Interstate highways in Louisiana.
Exception: Mobile homes, portable buildings, control buildings, boats, fiberglass swimming pools, and tanks up to 16 feet in width will be allowed movement on Interstate highways subject to oversize/overweight permit restrictions.
Oversize loads over 12 feet wide may not travel on the Interstate System through Shreveport, Monroe, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and New Orleans from 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. and from 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. The restricted areas are:
1. Shreveport: Interstate 20 from Interstate 220 on the east side of Bossier City to Interstate 220 on the west side of Shreveport
2. Monroe: Interstate 20 from the eastern city limits of Monroe to the western city limits of West Monroe.
3. Lake Charles: All of Interstate 210. Interstate 10 from LA 397 on the east to LA 108 at Westlake on the west.
4. Baton Rouge: All of Interstate 110. Interstate 10 from Bluebonnet on the east to the Mississippi River on the west. Interstate 12 from O’Neal Lane on the east to the junction with Interstate 10 on the west.
5. New Orleans: All of Interstate 610. Interstate 10 from Paris Road on the East to Williams Boulevard on the west. This is not to include US 90 Business from its intersection with Interstate 10 in New Orleans westbound.
Vehicles and loads with AGRONOMIC/HORTICULTURAL PERMITS (with the exception of vehicles hauling sugar cane), COTTON MODULE PERMITS, FOREST PRODUCTS PERMITS, FOREST MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT PERMITS, HOUSE MOVERS EQUIPMENT PERMITS, OILFIELD EQUIPMENT PERMITS, PLEASURE CRAFT PERMITS, REFUSE PERMITS, REFUSE/WASTE PERMITS, SOLID WASTE PERMITS, and TIMBER CUTTING/LOGGING EQUIPMENT PERMITS are prohibited from traveling on Interstate highways.