Alaska 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits

Alaska: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdication Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
AK Law Designated No 82,875 lbs

* This is an estimate as it does not include bridge and tire compliance.

Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: AK Law

Jurisdication: Designated

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals42 - 97 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals42 - 97 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals42 - 97 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals97 - 121 in 40,000 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

DesignatedNon Designated HighwaysFox Weigh Station to Prudhoe Bay
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height15' 0" 17' 0"
Overall LengthNo Limit
Overall Width8' 6"
Front Overhang3' 0"
Rear Overhang4' 0"
Semi-Trailer Length
- Trailer must have Kingpin to Center of Tandems of 41' if trailer is more than 48'
53' 0" 48' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Axles
41' 0"



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