Ohio 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



Ohio: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
OH Bridge Compliant Local Non-Interstate No 70,500 lbs
US Federal Interstate No 80,000 lbs
OH Non-Interstate Law Non-Interstate No 80,000 lbs
OH Turnpike Ohio Turnpike Commission Roads No 90,000 lbs

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


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: OH Bridge Compliant Local

Jurisdiction: Non-Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 49 in 24,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals49 - 61 in 35,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 49 in 24,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals49 - 61 in 35,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals61 - 73 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals73 - 85 in 37,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals85 - 109 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals109 - 121 in 39,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals121 - 133 in 40,000 lbs

Ruleset: US Federal

Jurisdiction: Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 34,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 34,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals96 - 108 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals108 - 120 in 39,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals120 - 121 in 40,000 lbs

Ruleset: OH Non-Interstate Law

Jurisdiction: Non-Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 49 in 24,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals49 - 61 in 35,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 49 in 24,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals49 - 61 in 35,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals61 - 73 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals73 - 85 in 37,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals85 - 109 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals109 - 121 in 39,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals121 - 133 in 40,000 lbs

Ruleset: OH Turnpike

Jurisdiction: Ohio Turnpike Commission Roads

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 21,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 49 in 24,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals49 - 96 in 34,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 49 in 24,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals49 - 96 in 34,000 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

InterstateOhio Turnpike Commission Roads
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit75' 0"
Overall Width8' 6"
Front OverhangNot Specified
Rear Overhang4' 0" Max - Cannot exceed legal trailer length
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0"
Semi-Trailer WheelbaseNone Specified

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