We understand the unique needs of truckers. That’s why we compiled the resources you need to ensure a safe and smooth trip on the six crossings owned and maintained by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
If you’re traveling between New York and New Jersey in a truck or commercial vehicle, we ask that you familiarize yourself with the restrictions below. This includes the transportation of hazardous materials, vehicle lengths, widths, heights, and weights. Violators are subject to a summons and a fine.
This printable guide includes a summary of restrictions that apply to trucks as well as E-ZPass discounts.
Please kind in mind the following:
|Crossing||Height Limit||Width Limit||Vehicle Restrictions|
|George Washington Bridge - Upper Level||14 ft||8 ft 6 in|
|George Washington Bridge - Lower Level||13 ft 6 in||8 ft 6 in||No trucks - all trucks must use upper level. No propane.|
|Lincoln Tunnel||13 ft||8 ft 6 in||No trucks in center tube of Tunnel. No propane in any tube.|
|Holland Tunnel||12 ft 6 in||8 ft||2- and 3-axle, single unit trucks only. No tractor trailers and no trucks with 4 or more axles. No propane.|
|Goethals Bridge||14 ft||8 ft 6 in|
|Outerbridge Crossing||14 ft||8 ft 6 in|
|Bayonne Bridge||14 ft||8 ft 6 in||Effective November 4, 2013, overdimensional and overweight trucks are prohibited from crossing the Bayonne Bridge at all times, until further notice. This change is necessary to accommodate ongoing Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Project work.|
To apply for EZPass in New York, visit www.ezpassny.com or call 800 333-8655.
To apply for EZPass in New Jersey, visit www.ezpassnj.com or call 800 288-6865.
|Number of Axles||E-ZPass Weekday Overnight Rate||E-ZPass Off-Peak Rate||E-ZPass Peak Rate||Cash Toll - all times|
|Over 6||$11.50 for each additional axle||$13 for each additional axle||$14 for each additional axle||$17 for each additional axle|
Operators of convoys and oversize vehicles must arrange for an escort by contacting the Communications Desk of the bridge or tunnel they plan to use in advance of their trip. Call the bridge or tunnel’s 24-hour Communications Desk directly.
|George Washington Bridge||201 346-4100|
|Lincoln Tunnel||201 617-8115|
|Holland Tunnel||201 360-5000|
|Goethals Bridge||718 390-2502|
|Outerbridge Crossing||718 390-2502|
|Bayonne Bridge||718 390-2502|
You may complete the top section of the form prior to arriving at the facility. Please note that if the tag
you will also be required to provide one copy each of the vehicle’s registration and the operator’s drivers license.
Beginning January 1, 2011, all Class 8 Drayage Trucks seeking entry onto any Port Authority Terminal must be registered in the Port Truck Pass registry.
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