Are you a carrier or transport company looking for oversize, overweight, or specialized loads in Maine? FR8Star makes it easy to find loads that match your expertise. Whether you specialize in heavy equipment, vehicle, or container transport, or offer hot shot trucking, drive away service, FR8Star will help you find loads in Maine and across the United States. Click one of the buttons below to view a load board or get more information.



Gross Weight

80,000 lbs on the Interstate System

94,000 lbs for select four-axle trucks pulling two-axle trailers

100,000 lbs for select three-axle trucks pulling tri-axle trailers


Single Axle

20,000 lbs on the Interstate System if the GVW is above 73,280 lbs

22,400 lbs on the Interstate System if the GVW is below 73,280 lbs, or if it’s a six axle, and on all non-Interstate highways


Tandem Axle

34,000 lbs on the Interstate System

38,000 lbs on non-Interstate highways

41,000 lbs on Interstate and non-Interstate highways for six axles


Other State Provisions & Exemptions

  • For some loads, Maine allows for a 10% weight tolerance provided it doesn’t exceed 100,000 lbs GVW, 24,200 lbs on a single axle, 46,000 lbs on a tandem, or 54,000 lbs on a tridem.
  • Vehicles with idle reduction technology can have axle, vehicle, or bridge formula weights of up to 400 lbs over the limit.


The information provided here is not comprehensive and may not reflect the most recent state limits. Additional codes, regulations, and exemptions may apply. Please visit the Maine DOT website for current information.

DOT & State Weight Limits

Heavy Haul Loads in Maine

To find heavy haul loads near you, visit the FR8Star Load Board and fine-tune the results using the Filters menu on the left. To find loads going to or from Maine, for example, click Location By State/Country and select Maine in the From: State or To: State fields. You can also find loads near a specific city, state, or ZIP code, use the Location By Radius option.

Loads Transported in Maine With FR8Star

2009 Kubota RTV1100 (x2)

From: South Portland, ME 04106

To: Castroville, TX 78009

Dimensions: 10’8″ L x 5’7″ W x 6’11” H

Weight: 2,469 lbs

Bobcat V723

From: Shippensburg, PA 17257

To: Bowdoin, ME 04287

Dimensions: 15’12” L x 7’7″ W x 7’10” H

Weight: 15,805 lbs

1957 Ford F100

From: Huntington Beach, CA 92648

To: Bass Harbor, ME 04653

Dimensions: 15’10” L x 6’0″ W x 6’4″ H

Weight: 5,000 lbs

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