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Oversize Vehicle Permits

This permit allows a vehicle that does not meet the state’s legal size and/or weight standards, a one-time pass on a Dakota County highway. Dakota County highways are restricted to 9 ton per axle, except:

  • During Spring Load Restrictions
  • County Road 81 from CSAH 66 to State Highway 50 north of Hampton (posted 7 ton)
  • County Highway 80 bridge just west of Hampton (posted up to 28 tons)
  • County Highway 80 bridge at Denmark Ave. (posted up to 40 tons)
  • County Road 90 bridge at Hayes Ave. (posted up to 32 tons)
  • County Road 91 bridge south of Nicolai Ave. (closed)


Get county road construction information.

Fee: $25.00

Apply online
Online applications for Oversize Vehicle Permits will move to a new system, starting June 3. Read the OneStopInstructions.pdfOne Stop website instructions to familiarize yourself with the new system. 

New User
Returning User

Apply by mail/fax
Print the OversizeVehiclePermitApplication.pdfOversize Vehicle Permit Application, fill it out and mail or fax it to the address at the top of the form.

For more information or to apply for a permit, contact the Right of Way/Permits Manager at 952-891-7115.

Credit card refund policy
All requests for refunds must be made in writing and include the following information: requestor’s name, company name (if applicable), complete mailing address, daytime phone number, refund amount requested and the reason for the refund.

Send your refund request to the Dakota County Permit Office, 14955 Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124.

Last updated: 6/7/2013 10:03 AM