Traffic Restrictions

Vehicular and Truck Restrictions
Motorized vehicles only.
Hazardous Materials Permitted, as regulated by the Red Book.
Height Limit 14 feet
Width Limit 8 feet, 6 inches (102")
Time of Day Restrictions None

Commercial vehicle operators should visit our Truckers' Resources pages for further information.

If you would like to know more about restrictions on the Outerbridge Crossing, and especially if you are transporting oversize or potentially dangerous cargo, review the following documents before making your trip:

Traffic Rules and Regulations (the "Green Book").

Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations at Tunnel and Bridge Facilities (the "Red Book").

You must make special arrangements to transport oversize cargo or to lead a convoy across the Outerbridge Crossing. Contact the 24-hour Communications Desk at (718) 390-2502 to do so.

Please visit the New York City Department of Transportation Web site for information on restrictions for oversize and over-dimensional vehicles traveling into New York City.

Violators are subject to summons and/or fine.


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