MAASTO Region Scott Marion. What is new or proposed for the states of the MAASTO region?. Minnesota. Cross-border coordination with WI and D on 200+ wind towers moving from Manitowoc to Mandan
for the states of the
Changes awaiting final approval to administrative laws governing
single trip and non-divisible multiple trip permits will:
72 counties and reduce time length of restriction in remaining 5.
Expressway from 11’ to 14’ wide; from 13’06” to 14’06” high,
and from 100’ to 150’ long.
Michigan Transport Routing and Internet Permitting (MiTRIP) will allow applicants to order oversize/overweight single trip and extended permits using a credit/debit card or electronic fund transfer (e-Check, business check) with bank accounts in the United States.
All oversize/overweight transport permit applications are submitted and purchased through the Michigan Business OneStop online service.
Illinois Transportation Automated Permits (ITAP) Phase I was launched January 28th 2013. This allowed the automatic issuance of all LCO, routine and superload permits that do not exceed practical maximum weights, 16-00 wide, 17-00 high or 200-00 long.
ITAP Phase II will be launched sometime in 2014. This will allow the automatic issuance of superload permits that weigh 249,999 lbs. or less that do not exceed 16-00 wide, 17-00 high or 200-00 long.
As of January 28th, 2013 all permits must be ordered online at https://truckpermits.dot.illinois.gov/ and can be paid for using a visa, master card, electronic funds transfer or using an escrow account.
No policy or rule changes of any significance have been made.
AASHTO Harmonization update within your Region (Phase I and II)
Upcoming Fall Regional meeting plans?
IDOT has been approved for travel
Several new laws went into effect January 1st, 2014 (Interstate speed limit increased but permit loads still must comply with OPER 993; Cell phone use limited to hands free devices only; etc…)
EFFECTIVE June 1, 2013 Indiana has added a new permit type called the Overweight Commodity Permit (single trip) which consist of:
- “Agricultural commodities” means agricultural output products (such as corn, beans, wheat, oats, and bulk milk) being transported in their most basic, original form from the farm or from storage to market or for processing. The term does not include processed items no longer in original form (such as corn syrup, oils, or flour) and input materials used in the production of agriculture products (such as fertilizer or seed).
- “Metal commodities” means output products from metal producing industries (such as metal coils, rods, plates, or raw metal products) being transported in their most basic, original form from a mill or from storage to market for processing. The term does not include manufactured parts being transported from a manufacturer or a supplier to another customer and input materials used in the production of metal commodities (such as ore or scrap metal).
EFFECTIVE February 1, 2014 Indiana has added a Multi-Trip Overweight Commodity Permit (Annual). You may visit our Oversize/weight permit Handbook at http://www.in.gov/dor/files/osowhandbook.pdf for more information and fees.
MAASTO is working as a team with AASHTO and the other regions to move forward with the harmonization efforts of Phase I and Phase II.