Connecticut 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



Connecticut: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
CT Under 73,000 law Interstate and Design. CT Routes 1-399, 450, 476, 508, 693, 695 No 73,000 lbs
CT Over 73,000 law Interstate and Design. CT Routes 1-399, 450, 476, 508, 693, 695 No 80,000 lbs

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


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: CT Under 73,000 law

Jurisdiction: Interstate and Design. CT Routes 1-399, 450, 476, 508, 693, 695

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,400 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 72 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 72 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals72 - 121 in 44,800 lbs

Ruleset: CT Over 73,000 law

Jurisdiction: Interstate and Design. CT Routes 1-399, 450, 476, 508, 693, 695

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,400 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 72 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 72 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals72 - 121 in 44,800 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

Interstate and Design. CT Routes 1-399, 450, 476, 508, 693, 695Non-Designated State Routes
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit
Overall Width8' 6"
Front OverhangMaximum 1/3 of the load length
Rear OverhangMaximum 1/3 of the load length
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0" 48' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Rear Axle
43' 0" Max - Applies to trailers between 48'-53'

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