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Specialized Oversize/Overweight Permits

The Port of Brownsville allows shippers to securely order specialized oversize/overweight permits online. The permits cover travel between Gateway International Bridge or the Veterans International Bridge at Los Tomates and the Port of Brownsville for vehicles weighing no more than the Mexican Legal Weight Limit or 125,000 lbs. For a more detailed explanation, see below.


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Permit Information
The Port of Brownsville specialized oversize/overweight permit allows for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo on the following roads:
  • State Highway 48/State Highway 4 between the Gateway International Bridge and the entrance to the Port of Brownsville

    or

  • U.S. Highway 77/U.S. Highway 83 and State Highway 48/State Highway 4 between the Veterans International Bridge at Los Tomates and the entrance to the Port of Brownsville
The route covered by this permit is highlighted in green on the map below.

The gross weight of cargo and equipment shall not exceed the allowable permittable axle load, the Mexican Legal Weight Limit, or 125,000 lbs, whichever is less, and the dimensions of the load and vehicle shall not exceed 12' wide, 15'6" high, or 110' long. For information regarding other permits, see the Texas DMV Oversize/Overweight permit page.

Port of Brownsville Permit Map