Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Oversize/Overweight Permits

Holiday travel restrictions in Minnesota

Holiday and summer travel restrictions apply to oversize loads or vehicles exceeding 12 feet, 6 inches wide or 110 feet long. Holiday and summer travel is not restricted for overweight (only) loads or vehicles, unless noted on the permit.

2022 Schedule

New Year's Eve (2021)

Office closed Friday, December 31, 2021. Travel is restricted from 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021 until 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 2, 2022.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Office closed Monday, January 17. Oversize/Overweight travel allowed.

Presidents' Day

Office closed Monday, February 21. Oversize/Overweight travel allowed.

Fishing Opener Weekend (May 13-15)

Travel is restricted from 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13 until 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, and from 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 15 until 2:00 a.m. Monday, May 16.

Memorial Day

Office closed Monday, May 30. Travel is restricted from 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27 until 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, and from 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 29 until 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.

Summer weekends (June 3 through Aug. 29)

Travel is restricted from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Sundays.

Independence Day

Office closed Monday, July 4. Travel is restricted from 2:00 pm on Friday, July 1 until 2:00 a.m. Saturday, July 2, and from 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3 until 2:00 am on Tuesday, July 5.

Labor Day

Office closed Monday, September 5. Travel is restricted from 2:00 pm on Friday, September 2 until 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, and from 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 4 until 2:00 am on Tuesday, September 6.

Veteran's Day

Office closed Friday, November 11. Oversize/Overweight travel allowed.

Thanksgiving Day

Office closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. Travel is restricted from 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 23 until 2:00 am on Friday, November 25.

Christmas Day

Office closed Monday, December 26. Travel is restricted from 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 24 until 2:00 am on Monday, December 26.

New Year's Day

Office closed Monday, January 2, 2023. Travel is restricted from 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2022 until 2:00 a.m. on Monday, January 2, 2023.