The Tennessee Department of Transportation provides information on Vertical Clearances for overpasses and bridges (restrictions less than 14'6") in the state of Tennessee via the following PDF file: Tennessee Clearance Report.
Special permits for the transportation of oversize, overweight, or overlength articles or commodities may be applied for through the Tennessee Department of Transportation via permit transmittal services or via mail or in person at the following location:
Tennessee Department of Transportation, Overweight & Overdimensional Permits
Suite 300, James K. Polk Bldg., 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243
615.741.3821 (Voice) 615.741.1159 (Fax)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. â€“ 4:30 p.m., Monday â€“ Friday
The Tennessee Secretary of State provides information on Weight Permit Fees in its document titled "Overweight and Overdimensional Movements on Tennessee Highways." For your convenience, the information has been extracted and provided in a separate page.
The Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) provides legal information on the weight and length specifications for motor and other vehicles within the state of Tennessee. Visit page.
Waiver of penalties may be granted for certain registration violations upon providing all documentation to prove the violation has been corrected. Axle violations are not eligible.