Are you a carrier or transport company looking for oversize, overweight, or specialized loads in Michigan? 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 Michigan 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

164,000 lbs on all highways, including the Interstate System, for 11-axle combinations with proper axle spacing


Single Axle

20,000 lbs on the Interstate System and other highways

18,000 lbs on non-Interstate highways if axle distance is 9 ft or more

9,000 lbs on non-Interstate highways if axle distance is less than 3 ft, 6 in


Tandem Axle

34,000 lbs on the Interstate System and select designated highways


Other State Provisions & Exemptions

  • The per-axle limit for tandems is 13,000 lbs unless axle spacing is more than 9 ft, in which case one axle in the group can support up to 16,000 lbs.
  • Two tandem axles can support 16,000 lbs if axle spacing is more than 9 ft and the combination has five or less axles.
  • 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 Michigan DOT website for current information.

DOT & State Weight Limits

Heavy Haul Loads in Michigan

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 Michigan, for example, click Location By State/Country and select Michigan 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 Michigan With FR8Star

2001 Link-Belt 160LX

From: Davison, MI 48423

To: Chelsea, IA 52215

Dimensions: 27’8″ L x 8’6″ W x 10’2″ H

Weight: 39,000 lbs

John Deere S680

From: Dowagiac, MI 49047

To: Bay City, MI 48706

Dimensions: 22’6″ L x 14’1″ W x 13’1″ H

Weight: 36,114 lbs

New Holland 8240

From: Commerce, TX 75428

To: Trenary, MI 49891

Dimensions: 14’8″ L x 6’11” W x 9’2″ H

Weight: 11,011 lbs

Find Heavy Haul Loads in Other States

FR8Star has you covered with oversize, overweight, and specialized loads in all 50 states. Click here to find your state.

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