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OVERWEIGHT VEHICLES - PILOT PROJECT ROUTES - Amends existing law relating
to special pilot project routes and permits for overweight vehicle loads to
revise and add to the list of designated state special pilot project
02/12 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/13 Rpt prt - to Transp
03/14 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/15 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg - Rls susp
03/19 PASSED - 24-8-3
AYES -- Bair, Bastian, Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis,
Fulcher, Geddes, Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough,
Langhorst, Little, Lodge, McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce,
NAYS -- Andreason, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett, Hill, Schroeder,
Absent and excused -- Gannon, Malepeai, Stennett
Floor Sponsor - McGee
Title apvd - to House
03/19 House intro - 1st rdg - to Transp
03/21 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/22 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/26 3rd rdg - PASSED - 49-18-3
AYES -- Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Bolz,
Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst,
Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart, Henderson, Kren, Labrador, Lake,
Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer, Moyle,
Nielsen, Nonini, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Roberts, Schaefer,
Shepherd(8), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Snodgrass, Stevenson,
Thayn, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- Block, Bock, Boe, Chavez, Chew, Harwood, Henbest, Jaquet,
Killen, King, LeFavour, Pasley-Stuart, Ringo, Ruchti, Sayler,
Shepherd(2), Smith(24), Trail
Absent and excused -- Anderson, Edmunson, Rusche
Floor Sponsor - Bedke
Title apvd - to Senate
03/25 To enrol
03/27 Rpt enrol - Pres signed - Sp signed
03/28 To Governor
03/29 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 257
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature First Regular Session - 2007
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1138
BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO SPECIAL PILOT PROJECT ROUTES AND PERMITS FOR OVERWEIGHT VEHICLE
3 LOADS; AMENDING SECTION 49-1004, IDAHO CODE, TO REVISE AND ADD TO THE LIST
4 OF DESIGNATED STATE SPECIAL PILOT PROJECT ROUTES.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 49-1004, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 49-1004. PERMITS FOR OVERWEIGHT OR OVERSIZE LOADS -- SPECIAL PILOT PROJ-
9 ECT ROUTES AND ANNUAL PERMITS. (1) Upon application in writing to the board or
10 other proper authorities in charge of, or having jurisdiction over a highway,
11 the board or authorities may in their discretion issue a special permit to the
12 owner or operator of any vehicle allowing vehicles or loads having a greater
13 weight or size than permitted by law to be moved or carried over and on the
14 highways and bridges.
15 (a) Special permits shall be in writing and may limit the time of use and
16 operation over the particular highways and bridges which may be traversed
17 and may contain any special conditions and require any undertaking or
18 other security as the board or other proper authority shall deem to be
19 necessary to protect the highways and bridges from injury, or provide
20 indemnity for any injury to highways and bridges or to persons or property
21 resulting from such operation.
22 (b) The owner or operator of an overweight or oversize vehicle shall
23 obtain a permit, or shall establish intent to obtain a permit by
24 contacting a permit office and receiving a permit number before moving the
25 vehicle on the highways.
26 (c) All special permits or evidence of intent to obtain a permit, shall
27 be carried in the vehicles to which they refer and shall upon demand be
28 delivered for inspection to any peace officer, authorized agent of the
29 board or any officer or employee charged with the care or protection of
30 the highways.
31 (2) Nonreducible vehicles or combinations of vehicles hauling
32 nonreducible loads at weights in excess of those set forth in section
33 49-1001, Idaho Code, shall pay fees as set forth in this subsection (2). Such
34 fees are based on the number of axles on the vehicle or combination of vehi-
35 cles and the total gross weight.
36 Column 1 Column 2
37 Gross weight of vehicle Gross weight of vehicle
38 Number of axles and load in pounds and load in pounds
39 2 40,001 -
40 3 54,001 -
41 4 68,001 -
42 5 80,001 131,001
43 6 97,001 148,001
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 7 114,001 165,001
5 (a) To determine the maximum allowable permit fee for vehicles with more
6 than seven (7) axles, the table can be extended by adding seventeen thou-
7 sand (17,000) pounds to the last listed weight in both columns 1 and 2 for
8 each added axle.
9 (b) Permit fees for column 1 shall start at four cents (4¢) per mile and
10 increase four cents (4¢) per mile for each additional two thousand (2,000)
11 pound increment up to the weight indicated in column 2. Permit fees for
12 column 2 shall start at one dollar and two cents ($1.02) per mile and
13 increase seven cents (7¢) per mile for each additional two thousand
14 (2,000) pound increment.
15 (c) Vehicles operating at weights less than the starting weights per axle
16 configuration listed in column 1 shall be charged four cents (4¢) per
18 (d) For vehicles operating with axles wider than eight (8) feet six (6)
19 inches or axles with more than four (4) tires per axle, the fee may be
20 reduced by the board or other proper authority having jurisdiction over a
22 (3) It shall be unlawful for any person to violate, or to cause or permit
23 to be violated, the limitations or conditions of special permits and any
24 violation shall be deemed for all purposes to be a violation of the provisions
25 of this chapter.
26 (4) An annual special pilot project route permit authorizing travel on
27 pilot project routes shall be issued by the board or may, in its discretion,
28 be issued by a local public highway agency for operation of vehicles with a
29 legal maximum gross weight of at least one hundred five thousand five hundred
30 one (105,501) pounds but not exceeding one hundred twenty-nine thousand
31 (129,000) pounds. Such pilot project routes on nonstate and noninterstate
32 highways shall be determined by the local highway agency for those roads under
33 its jurisdiction. No local public highway agency shall approve a pilot project
34 route which provides a thoroughfare for interstate carriers to pass through
35 the state. State pilot project routes designated by the legislature and iden-
36 tified on a map entitled "Designated Pilot Project Routes" are:
37 (a) Ashton Montana border to Kimberly to Twin Falls to Nevada using US-
38 20, US-30, SH-33, US-93, SH-25, SH-50 and SH-74.
39 (b) US-91 from its junction with SH-34 to the Utah border.
40 (c) US-30 from its junction with I-15 to the Wyoming border.
41 (d) US-95 south from Fruitland to junction with SH-55.
42 (e) SH-19 between Wilder and Caldwell.
43 (f) SH-78 between Marsing and Hammett.
44 (g) SH-67 from Mountain Home to junction with SH-78 at Grandview.
45 (h) SH-55 from intersection with Farmway Road to junction with US-95.
46 (i) SH-25 from the intersection of SH-24 to Paul.
47 (j) SH-25 from intersection with US-93 to Hazelton.
48 (k) SH-24 from intersection with US-93 to intersection with SH-25.
49 (l) US-20 from its intersection with New Sweden Road to its junction with
51 (m) SH-34 from milepost 78 to the junction with US-91.
52 (n) US-26 from the intersection with 45th West to the junction with US-
53 91; and US-26 from its junction with US-91 north to its intersection with
54 Gallatin/West 23rd Street in Idaho Falls.
55 (o) US-91 from the intersection with Canyon Road to the junction with US-
2 (p) SH-22 from Dubois to the junction with SH-33.
3 (q) SH-45 from junction with SH-78 to intersection with I-84 business
4 loop; I-84 business loop to intersection with SH-55; SH-55 to I-84 inter-
5 change no. 35 Nampa Boulevard.
6 (r) SH-87 from Montana border to junction with US-20.
7 (s) SH-33 from Victor to junction with US-20.
8 (t) SH-28 from junction with SH-22 to junction with SH-33.
9 (u) SH-38 from milepost 0.689 to milepost 1.318 at Malad.
10 (v) SH-27 from junction with SH-25 at Paul to Oakley.
11 (w) SH-81 from Malta to junction with US-30 at Burley.
12 (x) US-30 from junction with SH-81 at Burley to junction with SH-50 at
14 (y) US-93 spur from junction with US-30 to junction with US-93 at Twin
16 (z) US-93 from junction with US-93 spur to junction with US-30 at Twin
18 (aa) US-30 from junction with SH-74 at Twin Falls to junction with I-84
19 business loop at Bliss.
20 (bb) US-26 from junction with SH-75 at Shoshone to eastbound exit of I-84
21 interchange no. 141 at Bliss; I-84 business loop from eastbound exit of
22 I-84 to junction with US-30 at Bliss.
23 (cc) SH-46 spur from junction with SH-46 at Wendell to I-84 interchange
24 no. 155.
25 (dd) SH-46 from junction with US-20 to I-84 interchange no. 157 at
27 (ee) US-20 from junction with US-93 at Carey to junction with I-84 busi-
28 ness loop at interchange 95; I-84 business loop from interchange 95 to
29 junction with SH-51; SH-51 to junction with SH-67.
30 (ff) SH-51 from junction with SH-67 to junction with SH-78.
31 (gg) SH-44 from junction with SH-55 at Eagle to junction with I-84 inter-
32 change no. 25.
33 (hh) US-20/26 from junction with US-95 at Parma to junction with I-84
34 interchange no. 26.
35 Additions or deletions to the approved state pilot project routes specified in
36 this subsection (4) shall be made only with the approval of the state legisla-
38 (5) An annual administrative permit fee for operating on pilot project
39 routes at the weights specified in subsection (4) of this section shall be set
40 by the board for travel on state pilot project routes and by the local public
41 highway agency for travel on routes under its jurisdiction, but not to exceed
42 a maximum of fifty dollars ($50.00) per vehicle. The annual administrative
43 permit fee shall cover administrative costs. Local public highway agencies are
44 authorized to issue special pilot project permits and such permits shall be in
45 writing. Administrative permit fees for permits issued by a local public high-
46 way agency shall be retained by the local public highway agency to cover
47 administrative costs, and administrative permit fees for permits issued by the
48 department shall be retained by the department to cover administrative costs.
49 In addition to the annual administrative permit fee and the appropriate regis-
50 tration fee for weights up to one hundred five thousand five hundred (105,500)
51 pounds, the appropriate vehicle registration fees for weights over one hundred
52 five thousand five hundred (105,500) pounds shall be calculated and collected
53 in accordance with the fee schedules set forth in section 49-432 or 49-434,
54 Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation amends Section 49-1004, Idaho Code, relating to
the special pilot project routes and permits for 129,000 pound
overweight vehicle loads. The bill will add to the list of
designated state special pilot project routes in southern Idaho.
There is no fiscal impact to the general fund.
Name: Roy Eiguren, Amalgamated Sugar Company
Senator John McGee
Representative Scott Bedke
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1138