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Emergency Order Lifts

Truck Weights for

Hurricane Idalia:

Counties Added to Original Order

Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Wilton Simpson has authorized the suspension of truck weights for commercial trucks transporting forest products, agricultural commodities, emergency equipment or supplies under Governor Ron DeSantis's Executive Order 23-171. See the emergency order here.

Valid through September 26, 2023, trucks may transport loads of timber up to 95,000 lbs. Each vehicle carrying this additional weight MUST carry a copy of the FDOT Emergency Road Use Permit letter and a TTT Bridge Restriction Map in the cab of the truck at all times or be able to access them electronically upon request.  

Here are the counties that orginally fell under the order:

Alachua, Bay, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla.

Here are the counties that have been added to the order:

Baker, Bradford, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Lake, Nassau,Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, Union, and Volusia.

The permit letter and applicable TTT map based on your configuration may be found via the FDOT website by clicking here or by contacting the FDOT Permit Office at 850.410.5777.

We will continue to keep you posted on any further developments.