Proclamations

Emergency Proclamations

Transportation-Related Emergency Proclamations

Special note:

Emergency proclamations impacting transportation through Iowa will be posted on this page. If you do not see any posted, there are no transportation-related emergency proclamations in effect at this time.

Fuel for heating PROCLAMATION

Governor Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation  to ease restrictions on the transportation of heating and motor fuels.

The proclamation is effective immediately and continues through 11:59 p.m. on February 5, 2023. The proclamation suspends the regulatory provisions of Iowa Code pertaining to hours of service for crews and drivers delivering propane, diesel, natural gas, and other fuels used for residential, agricultural, and commercial heating purposes.

HARVEST PROCLAMATION EXTENSION

The harvest proclamation allows vehicles transporting corn, soybeans, hay, straw, silage, stover, fertilizer (dry, liquid, and gas), and manure (dry and liquid) to be overweight (not exceeding 90,000 pounds gross weight) without a permit through February 19, 2023.

This proclamation applies to loads transported on all highways within Iowa (excluding the interstate system) and those which do not exceed a maximum of 90,000 pounds gross weight, do not exceed the maximum axle weight limit determined under the non-primary highway maximum gross weight table in Iowa Code § 321.463 (6) (b), by more than 12.5 percent, do not exceed the legal maximum axle weight limit of 20,000 pounds, and comply with posted limits on roads and bridges.

NEW ANNUAL ALL-SYSTEMS OVERWEIGHT PERMIT now available

Learn about the new all-systems overweight permit, or apply for the permit.


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