SENATE BILL NO. 1390
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MOTOR CARRIERS - Amends existing law relating to special pilot project
routes for certain motor carriers to update the descriptions of pilot
project routes designated for permitted use by motor carriers with a
maximum gross weight not exceeding one hundred twenty-nine thousand pounds.
02/08 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/11 Rpt prt - to Transp
02/22 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/25 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/26 3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-1-1
AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes,
Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little,
Lodge, Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce,
Richardson, Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
NAYS -- Schroeder
Absent and excused -- Jorgenson
Floor Sponsor - McGee
Title apvd - to House
02/27 House intro - 1st rdg - to Transp
03/05 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/06 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/11 3rd rdg - PASSED - 67-0-3
AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon,
Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart,
Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador,
Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer,
Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould,
Ringo, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08),
Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson, Thayn, Thomas,
Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Marriott, Roberts, Snodgrass
Floor Sponsor - Bedke
Title apvd - to Senate
03/12 To enrol
03/13 Rpt enrol - Pres signed - Sp signed
03/14 To Governor
03/17 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 156
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1390
BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO SPECIAL PILOT PROJECT ROUTES FOR CERTAIN MOTOR CARRIERS; AMENDING
3 SECTION 49-1004, IDAHO CODE, TO UPDATE THE DESCRIPTIONS OF PILOT PROJECT
4 ROUTES DESIGNATED FOR PERMITTED USE BY MOTOR CARRIERS WITH A MAXIMUM GROSS
5 WEIGHT NOT EXCEEDING ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-NINE THOUSAND POUNDS.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Section 49-1004, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
8 amended to read as follows:
9 49-1004. PERMITS FOR OVERWEIGHT OR OVERSIZE LOADS -- SPECIAL PILOT PROJ-
10 ECT ROUTES AND ANNUAL PERMITS. (1) Upon application in writing to the board or
11 other proper authorities in charge of, or having jurisdiction over a highway,
12 the board or authorities may in their discretion issue a special permit to the
13 owner or operator of any vehicle allowing vehicles or loads having a greater
14 weight or size than permitted by law to be moved or carried over and on the
15 highways and bridges.
16 (a) Special permits shall be in writing and may limit the time of use and
17 operation over the particular highways and bridges which may be traversed
18 and may contain any special conditions and require any undertaking or
19 other security as the board or other proper authority shall deem to be
20 necessary to protect the highways and bridges from injury, or provide
21 indemnity for any injury to highways and bridges or to persons or property
22 resulting from such operation.
23 (b) The owner or operator of an overweight or oversize vehicle shall
24 obtain a permit, or shall establish intent to obtain a permit by
25 contacting a permit office and receiving a permit number before moving the
26 vehicle on the highways.
27 (c) All special permits or evidence of intent to obtain a permit, shall
28 be carried in the vehicles to which they refer and shall upon demand be
29 delivered for inspection to any peace officer, authorized agent of the
30 board or any officer or employee charged with the care or protection of
31 the highways.
32 (2) Nonreducible vehicles or combinations of vehicles hauling
33 nonreducible loads at weights in excess of those set forth in section
34 49-1001, Idaho Code, shall pay fees as set forth in this subsection (2). Such
35 fees are based on the number of axles on the vehicle or combination of vehi-
36 cles and the total gross weight.
1 Column 1 Column 2
2 Gross weight of vehicle Gross weight of vehicle
3 Number of axles and load in pounds and load in pounds
4 2 40,001 -
5 3 54,001 -
6 4 68,001 -
7 5 80,001 131,001
8 6 97,001 148,001
9 7 114,001 165,001
10 (a) To determine the maximum allowable permit fee for vehicles with more
11 than seven (7) axles, the table can be extended by adding seventeen thou-
12 sand (17,000) pounds to the last listed weight in both columns 1 and 2 for
13 each added axle.
14 (b) Permit fees for column 1 shall start at four cents (4¢) per mile and
15 increase four cents (4¢) per mile for each additional two thousand (2,000)
16 pound increment up to the weight indicated in column 2. Permit fees for
17 column 2 shall start at one dollar and two cents ($1.02) per mile and
18 increase seven cents (7¢) per mile for each additional two thousand
19 (2,000) pound increment.
20 (c) Vehicles operating at weights less than the starting weights per axle
21 configuration listed in column 1 shall be charged four cents (4¢) per
23 (d) For vehicles operating with axles wider than eight (8) feet six (6)
24 inches or axles with more than four (4) tires per axle, the fee may be
25 reduced by the board or other proper authority having jurisdiction over a
27 (3) It shall be unlawful for any person to violate, or to cause or permit
28 to be violated, the limitations or conditions of special permits and any
29 violation shall be deemed for all purposes to be a violation of the provisions
30 of this chapter.
31 (4) An annual special pilot project route permit authorizing travel on
32 pilot project routes shall be issued by the board or may, in its discretion,
33 be issued by a local public highway agency for operation of vehicles with a
34 legal maximum gross weight of at least one hundred five thousand five hundred
35 one (105,501) pounds but not exceeding one hundred twenty-nine thousand
36 (129,000) pounds. Such pilot project routes on nonstate and noninterstate
37 highways shall be determined by the local highway agency for those roads under
38 its jurisdiction. No local public highway agency shall approve a pilot project
39 route which provides a thoroughfare for interstate carriers to pass through
40 the state. State pilot project routes designated by the legislature and iden-
41 tified on a map entitled "Designated Pilot Project Routes" are:
42 (a) US-20 Montana border to Kimberly to Twin Falls to Nevada using US-20,
43 US-30, SH-33, US-93, SH-25, SH-50 and SH-74 its junction with SH-33; SH-33
44 to its junction with US-20; US-20 to its junction with US-93; US-93 to its
45 junction with SH-25; SH-25 to its junction with SH-50; SH-50 to its junc-
46 tion with US-30; US-30 to its junction with SH-74; SH-74 to its junction
47 with US-93; US-93 to the Nevada border.
48 (b) US-91 from its junction with SH-34 to the Utah border.
49 (c) US-30 from its junction with I-15 to the Wyoming border.
50 (d) US-95 south from milepost 66 (Fruitland) to its junction with SH-55.
51 (e) SH-19 between from its junction with US-95 (Wilder) and to its junc-
52 tion with I-84B (Caldwell).
53 (f) SH-78 between from its junction with SH-55 (Marsing) and to its junc-
54 tion with SH-51; SH-51 to its junction with SH-78; SH-78 to its junction
55 with I-84B (Hammett).
1 (g) SH-67 from its junction with SH-51 (Mountain Home) to its junction
2 with SH-78 at (Grandview).
3 (h) SH-55 from intersection with Farmway Road to junction with US-95.
4 (i) SH-25 from the intersection of its junction with SH-24 to its junc-
5 tion with SH-27 (Paul).
6 (j) SH-25 from intersection with its junction with US-93 to milepost 27
8 (k) SH-24 from intersection with US-93 to its intersection with SH-25.
9 (l) US-20 from its intersection with New Sweden Road to its junction with
11 (m) SH-34 from milepost 78 to the junction with US-91.
12 (n) US-26 from its junction with US-91 north to its intersection with
13 Gallatin/West 23rd Street in Idaho Falls.
14 (o) US-91 from the intersection with Canyon Road to the junction with US-
16 (p) SH-22 from its junction with I-15 northbound ramps (Dubois) to the
17 its junction with SH-33.
18 (q) SH-45 from its junction with SH-78 to intersection its junction with
19 I-84 business loop; I-84 business loop to intersection its junction with
20 exit 35 (Nampa Boulevard/Northside Boulevard).
21 (r) SH-87 from Montana border to junction with US-20.
22 (s) SH-33 from its junction with SH-31 (Victor) to its junction with
23 SH-33 spur; SH-33 spur to its junction with US-20.
24 (t) SH-28 from junction with SH-22 to junction with SH-33.
25 (u) SH-38 from milepost 0.689 to milepost 1.318 at Malad.
26 (v) SH-27 from its junction with SH-25 at (Paul) to its junction with I-
27 84B (Burley); I-84B to its junction with SH-27; SH-27 to milepost 0
29 (w) SH-81 from its junction with SH-77 (Malta) to its junction with US-30
30 at (Burley).
31 (x) US-30 from junction with SH-81 at Burley to junction with SH-50 at
33 (y) US-93 spur from junction with US-30 to junction with US-93 at Twin
35 (z) US-93 from junction with US-93 spur to junction with US-30 at Twin
37 (aa) US-30 from junction with SH-74 at Twin Falls to junction with I-84
38 business loop at Bliss.
39 (bb) US-26 from its junction with SH-75 at (Shoshone) to eastbound exit of
40 its junction with I-84 interchange no. exit 141 at westbound ramps
41 (Bliss); I-84 business loop from eastbound exit of its junction with I-84
42 exit 141 westbound ramps to its junction with US-30 at (Bliss).
43 (cc) SH-46 spur from its junction with SH-46 at (Wendell) to its junction
44 with I-84 interchange no. exit 155 eastbound ramps.
45 (dd) SH-46 from its junction with US-20 to its junction with I-84 inter-
46 change no. exit 157 at eastbound ramps (Wendell.)
47 (ee) US-20 from junction with US-93 at Carey to junction with I-84 busi-
48 ness loop at interchange 95; I-84 business loop from interchange 95 to
49 junction with SH-51; SH-51 to junction with SH-67.
50 (ff) SH-51 from junction with SH-67 to junction with SH-78.
51 (gg) SH-44 from its junction with SH-55 at (Eagle) to its junction with
52 I-84 interchange no. exit 25 eastbound ramps.
53 (hh) US-20/26 from its junction with US-95 at (Parma) to its junction with
54 I-84 interchange no. exit 26 westbound ramps.
55 (ii) US-20 from junction with US-33 at Sugar City south to junction with
1 US-20 business loop/Holmes Avenue; US-20 business loop/Holmes Avenue south
2 to junction with US-26/Yellowstone; US-26 from intersection with US-20
3 business loop/Holmes Avenue south to Gallatin.
4 Additions or deletions to the approved state pilot project routes specified in
5 this subsection (4) shall be made only with the approval of the state legisla-
7 (5) An annual administrative permit fee for operating on pilot project
8 routes at the weights specified in subsection (4) of this section shall be set
9 by the board for travel on state pilot project routes and by the local public
10 highway agency for travel on routes under its jurisdiction, but not to exceed
11 a maximum of fifty dollars ($50.00) per vehicle. The annual administrative
12 permit fee shall cover administrative costs. Local public highway agencies are
13 authorized to issue special pilot project permits and such permits shall be in
14 writing. Administrative permit fees for permits issued by a local public high-
15 way agency shall be retained by the local public highway agency to cover
16 administrative costs, and administrative permit fees for permits issued by the
17 department shall be retained by the department to cover administrative costs.
18 In addition to the annual administrative permit fee and the appropriate regis-
19 tration fee for weights up to one hundred five thousand five hundred (105,500)
20 pounds, the appropriate vehicle registration fees for weights over one hundred
21 five thousand five hundred (105,500) pounds shall be calculated and collected
22 in accordance with the fee schedules set forth in section 49-432 or 49-434,
23 Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This bill makes technical corrections in Section 49-1004, Idaho
Code, clarifying the beginning and end points of the Pilot
There is no fiscal impact to the general fund.
Name: Roy Eiguren
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1390