Holiday Travel Restrictions - 2018

  • New Years Day 2018, loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset December 29th  to ½ hour before sunrise January 2nd . Ports of Entry are closed New Years Day. 
  • *Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday, no travel restrictions.
  • *Presidents Day, no travel restrictions
  • Memorial Day, loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset May 25th to ½ hour before sunrise May 29th. Ports of Entry are closed on Memorial Day.
  • Independence Day, loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset July 3rd to ½ hour before sunrise July 5th. Ports of Entry are closed July 4th. 
  • Labor Day, loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset August 31st  to ½ hour before sunrise September 4th . Ports of Entry are closed on Labor Day. 
  • *Veteran’s Day, No travel restrictions
  • Thanksgiving Day, load requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset November 21st  to ½ hour before sunrise November 23rd . Ports of Entry are closed on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Christmas Day, loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset December 24th  to ½ hour before sunrise December 26th. Ports of Entry are closed on Christmas Day. 
  • New Years Day 2019, loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset December 31st   to ½ hour before sunrise January 2nd . Ports of Entry are closed New Years Day. 
  • * Ports of Entry will have minimum staffing, day shift only, for issuance of oversize and/or overweight permits. Hours are generally 8:00am to 4:00pm. Loads requiring permits must contact the Port of Entry prior to entering the state. On the holidays the Ports of Entry are closed, loads requiring an oversize or overweight permit must have the valid permit in the vehicle. Operating on an authorization number is illegal.