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


Single Axle

20,000 lbs for steering axles and combinations with GVWs of more than 73,280 lbs

18,000 lbs for combinations with GVWs of less than 73,280 lbs and axle spacing of less than 6 feet

22,400 lbs for combinations with GVWs of less than 73,280 lbs and axle spacing of more than 6 feet


Tandem Axle

34,000 lbs

21,400 lbs for Class 17 and 20 registered vehicles on non-Interstate highways


Other State Provisions & Exemptions

  • Tandem axles can add 1,000 lbs per each foot of axle spacing above 4 ft, up to 40,000 lbs for a 10-ft spacing.
  • Weight should not exceed 800 lbs per inch width of tire.
  • Pennsylvania allows for a 3% weight tolerance on non-Interstate highways.
  • The state offers an annual permit for containerized cargo with limits of 90,000 lbs for GVW and 21,000 lbs on a single axle.
  • Vehicles with idle reduction technology are permitted 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 Pennsylvania DOT website for current information.

DOT & State Weight Limits

Heavy Haul Loads in Pennsylvania

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

2005 John Deere 5525

From: Lebanon, PA 17042

To: Lillian, AL 36549

Dimensions: 17’4″ L x 7’4″ W x 9’6″ H

Weight: 10,150 lbs

Vermeer M455A

From: Myerstown, PA 17067

To: River Falls, WI 54022

Dimensions: 25’0″ L x 8’6″ W x 10’0″ H

Weight: 12,000 lbs

Lull 844C-42

From: Cary, IL 60013

To: Pulaski, PA 16143

Dimensions: 23’7″ L x 8’0″ W x 7’11” H

Weight: 23,320 lbs

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