All trucks traveling through the City of Elmira over 10,000 pounds are required to use the designated Truck Routes through the city according to local ordinance.
Click here for the Ordinance of the Designated Truck Routes
Special Hauling permits are required for trucks with an oversized load. This includes over-width, over-height, and over-weight vehicles.
The Application for a Special Hauling Permit is used to gain permission to travel over City roadways with an over-sized load. This includes over-width, over-height, and over-weight vehicles. Permittees may be required to obtain an engineering certification for travel over certain facilities, including bridges. Fees apply, and will vary with needs. Permittees should obtain State permits prior to applying for City permits.
Questions may be directed to the Department of Public Works at (607) 737-5750. Return this application to the Department of Public Works Administration Office at 840 Linden Place Ext. during office hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Special Hauling Permit Application
City of Elmira Truck Route Ordinance
Underpass clearances are provided for vehicles traveling within the City of Elmira. Actual clearance may be slightly greater than indicated but never less than indicated. Vehicles exceeding the clearance below are advised to seek an alternate route.
|E Church St||Railroad Ave||Clemens Center||13’7″|
|Clemens Center||Lake Ave||South Ave||13’2″|
|E Fifth St||Conrail||Hatch St||11’11”|
|E Gray St||Railroad Ave||Clemens Center||12’3″|
|Home St||Conrail||Junction St||12’9″|
|E Hudson St||Conrail||Clemens Center||11’8″|
|Lake St||E Fifth St||Conrail||11’9″|
|Madison Ave||E Fifth St||Harper St||12’9″|
|S Main St||W Miller St||O’Gorman||14’8″|
|E Miller St||Conrail||Junction St||11’8″|
|Pennsylvania Ave||Erie St||Boardman St||13’8″|
|E Second St||Railroad Ave||Clemens Center||12’10”|
|South Ave||Keefe St||Conrail||14’4″|
|Sullivan St||E Clinton St||Conrail||13’5″|
|E Washington Ave||Clemens Center||Conrail||13’6″|
|E Water St||Conrail||Clemens Center||13’3″|
|Westside Ave||Eldridge Park Rd||College Ave||9’2″|