Sec. 11.04.02.05. Movement on or Across Toll Facilities  


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  • A. The following restrictions apply to the movement of any oversize or overweight vehicle on or through the following Authority highways:

    (1) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway (I-895);

    (2) Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge (Susquehanna River Bridge, U.S. 40);

    (3) Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (Potomac River Bridge, U.S. 301);

    (4) William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge (Bay Bridge, U.S. 50/301);

    (5) Francis Scott Key Bridge (MD 695);

    (6) John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95);

    (7) Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95);

    (8) Intercounty Connector (MD 200); and

    (9) Any other Authority highway operated by the Authority on which the permittee may travel.

    B. Any oversize or overweight vehicle and any vehicle and load together exceeding 96 inches (8 feet) in width or 13 feet 6 inches in height is prohibited from entering the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel and its approaches (I-895).

    C. Any oversize vehicle and load together exceeding 14 feet 6 inches in height or 11 feet in width is prohibited from entering the I-95 Fort McHenry Tunnel and its approaches unless, in the case of vehicles and loads exceeding 11 feet in width, special written permission is obtained from the Administrator of the Tunnel.

    D. Any vehicle and load together exceeding 12 feet in width, or 14 feet, 6 inches in height is prohibited from crossing the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (Potomac River Bridge, U.S. 301), unless in the case of vehicles and loads exceeding 12 feet in width, special written permission is obtained in advance from the superintendent of the bridge.

    E. Unless otherwise approved by the Authority, a permittee or user may move an oversize or overweight vehicle on or across an Authority highway only during daylight hours between 9 a.m. Monday and 12 noon Friday.

    F. When moving any oversize or overweight vehicle on or across an Authority highway, the permittee or user shall comply with all regulations issued by the Authority to regulate the use of an Authority highway, and with the direction of the Transportation Authority Police, including directions requiring that the vehicle be escorted during its move.

    G. The permittee or user shall notify the Facility Administrator or the Transportation Authority Police assigned to a particular Authority highway, as specified on the permit at least 1 hour before beginning movement of an oversize or overweight vehicle on or across the project. This does not include any permit vehicle waiting area provided by the Authority.

    H. Regardless of any other provision of the regulations under COMAR 11.04.01-11.04.04, the movement of any oversize or overweight vehicle on or across an Authority highway may be delayed or prohibited if, in the opinion of the Facility Administrator or the Transportation Authority Police assigned to the project, the movement of the oversize or overweight vehicle would endanger life or property or result in undue interference or interruption of traffic at that project.