Independence Day Closings And Restrictions

Independence Day 2022 - State Closings And Travel Restrictions

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Last Updated on 06/28/2022

By Susan Roberts

AlabamaClosed 7/4NO PERMITTED TRAVEL is allowed from sunset, Saturday, July 2nd, until sunrise, Tuesday, July 5th.
ArizonaClosed 7/4

Overdimensional vehicle or load with dimensions greater than 10 feet wide, 14-6 High 10 feet front or rear overhang, or 120 feet long. Transport shall stop on the preceding Friday at noon and may resume the following Tuesday at one-half hour before sunrise, or Tuesday at 3:00 a.m. if night movement is allowed under R17-6-409 More details can be found here

ArkansasClosed 7/4No permits will be issued for movement on the days that the following holidays are observed: New Year's Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day 7. If a holiday listed in Rule 2.E.6. is observed on Monday or Friday, movement on a weekend following a Friday observance or preceding a Monday observance shall not be allowed.
CaliforniaClosed 7/4Three-day weekend with Monday Off: Travel is prohibited from 4:00 PM on the Friday before the Holiday to 12:00 AM (midnight), Saturday from 12:00 PM (noon) to 12:00 AM (midnight), Sunday from 12:00 PM (noon) to 12:00 AM (midnight), Monday from 12:00 PM (noon) to 12:00 AM (midnight).
ColoradoClosed 7/4An Extra-legal Vehicle or Load, other than an LVC, is prohibited from travel between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. When Independence Day falls on a Saturday an Extra-legal Vehicle or Load is also prohibited from travel on the previous Friday between 12:00 p.m. (noon) and 9:00 p.m., and when Independence Day falls on a Sunday an Extra-legal Vehicle or Load is also prohibited from travel on the following Monday between 12:00 p.m. (noon) and 9:00 p.m. An Extra-legal Vehicle or Load is prohibited from travel between the hours of 12:00 p.m. (noon) and 9:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding Memorial Day and Labor Day.
ConnecticutClosed 7/4No travel on 7/4
DelawareClosed 7/4 No moves from noon 07/03/2022 through 9 am 07/05/2022
FloridaClosed 7/4No travel on 7/4 if over 10 wide 14-6 high or over 80 long.
GeorgiaClosed 7/4Travel is not authorized on 7/4
IdahoClosed 7/4Red-Coded Routes: No travel for any load after 2 p.m. on the day preceding a holiday or holiday weekend. A holiday weekend occurs as three (3) consecutive days, when a designated holiday occurs on a Friday or Monday, or when the designated holiday occurs on a Saturday or Sunday, in which case the preceding Friday or the following Monday shall be included in such three (3) day holiday weekend. Travel may be resumed at dawn on the day following the holiday or holiday weekend. b. Black-Coded Routes and Interstate Routes: Loads in excess of ten (10) feet wide, one hundred (100) feet long or fourteen (14) feet six (6) inches high may not travel after 4:00 p.m. on the day preceding a holiday; travel may be resumed at dawn on the day following the holiday. (4-5-00) c. The following days are designated as holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. (8-25-94)
IllinoisClosed 7/4N travel from noon on Sunday, July 3, 2022 (if travel is normally allowed) through Sunrise Tuesday, July 5, 2022
IndianaClosed 7/4All Oversize/Overweight loads must stop travel at 12:00 pm on Friday, July 1st,2022 and may resume travel ½ hour before sunrise on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022. All loads must have a valid permit and abide by the general provisions when traveling. ***NOTE: OVERWEIGHT COMMODITY PERMITS ARE EXEMPT FROM HOLIDAY TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS AND MILK HAULERS UP TO 154,000LBS ARE EXEMPT FROM HOLIDAY TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS.
IowaClosed 7/4No travel from Noon Friday, July 1 to 30min before sunrise on Tuesday, July 5
KansasClosed 7/4No restrictions
KentuckyClosed 7/4No restrictions
LouisianaClosed 7/4No restrictions
MaineClosed 7/4Overlimits loads are not allowed to move on Monday 4, 2022. All overlimit moves are prohibited Saturday and Sunday in July and August.
MarylandClosed 7/4No moves from Noon Fri. July 1, 2022 until 9am Tues July 5, 2022
MassachusettsClosed 7/4NO TRAVEL ALLOWED ON 7/1 FROM 12 PM UNTIL 12 PM ON 7/5
MichiganClosed 7/4No travel allowed from 12 PM 7/1 until Daybreak on 7/5 Mobile Homes-noon 7/5
MinnesotaClosed 7/4Holiday and summer travel restrictions apply to oversize loads or vehicles exceeding 12 feet, 6 inches wide or 110 feet long. Holiday and summer travel is not restricted for overweight (only) loads or vehicles, unless noted on the permit. Travel is restricted from 2:00 pm on Friday, July 1 until 2:00 a.m. Saturday, July 2, and from 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3 until 2:00 am on Tuesday, July 5.
MississippiClosed 7/4Oversize travel is not allowed beginning 12 Noon Saturday, July 2nd and will resume half an hour before sunrise on Tuesday, July 5th unless continuous travel is indicated on the permit.
MissouriClosed 7/4No travel allowed on 7/3 or 7/4.
MontanaClosed 7/4

Holiday and holiday weekend travel on non-interstate highways is allowed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for loads up to 10 feet wide and/or 15 feet 6 inches high. Loads exceeding 10 feet wide and/or 15 feet 6 inches high, up to 12 feet 6 inches wide and/or 15 feet 6 inches high may travel during daylight hours only. Loads exceeding 12 feet 6 inches wide and/or 15 feet 6 inches high cannot travel on Holiday or Holiday Weekends. More info can be found here

NebraskaClosed 7/4Travel restricted from noon, July 1, 2022 until sunrise, July 5, 2022.
NevadaClosed 7/4

It depends on sizes and routes. See here

New HampshireClosed 7/4No travel allowed on 7/4
New JerseyClosed 7/4No travel allowed on 7/4
New MexicoClosed 7/4Holiday” means 12:01 am until 11:59 pm on the calendar day of any of the following holidays: (1) New year's day; (2) Memorial day; (3) Independence day; (4) Labor day; (5) Thanksgiving day; (6) Christmas day; and (7) any other holiday that may be designated by the department;
New YorkClosed 7/4No travel allowed from 12 PM 5/29 until 1/2 hr before sunrise on 5/31
New York ThruwayClosed 7/4No oversize travel is allowed from 12 Noon Friday July 1 to 1/2 hour before sunrise Tuesday July 5.
North CarolinaClosed 7/4No travel for overwidth, overheight or overlength permitted vehicle/vehicle combinations or vehicle combinations with a gross weight exceeding 112,000 lbs will be authorized on North Carolina highways from noon Friday, July 1, 2022 until noon Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
North DakotaClosed 7/4Permitted movements exceeding 16 feet in width, may not travel from noon 7/2 until sunrise 7/5
OhioClosed 7/4No travel from 12:00 NOON on JULY 1 to SUNRISE on JULY 5, 2022
OkalahomaClosed 7/4No travel on 7/4
OregonClosed 7/4

Depends on routes and size.

Pennsylvania TurnpikeClosed 7/4From 5:00 A.M., local time, Friday, July 1 to 11:00 P.M., local time, Sunday, July 10, 2022.
South CarolinaClosed 7/4No travel on 7/4
South DakotaOpenNo restrictions
TennesseeClosed 7/4NO ESCORTED TRAVEL allowed on July 3rd through July4th. • • No travel on July 4th for Site-built houses and House boats.
TexasClosed 7/4The movement of loads exceeding 14-feet wide, 16-feet high or 110-feet long and all manufactured housing is suspended on 7/4 unless an exception is granted by TxDMV.
UtahClosed 7/4Travel is prohibited for loads more than 10 feet wide, 105 feet overall length, and 14 feet 6 inches in height. Monday holidays and Monday observed holiday restrictions begin at 2:00 p.m. through midnight on the Friday prior to the holiday. Normal travel may resume from sunrise on Saturday through Sunday at midnight. Monday holiday restriction continues at 12:01 a.m. on Monday and ends Tuesday at sunrise.
VermontClosed 7/4On state highways, unless otherwise stated, permits will not be issued for the movement of loads in excess of one hundred eight thousand (108,000) pounds, or over twelve feet (12’0”) wide or over one hundred feet (100’) long on any Saturday, Sunday, or on the following legal holidays as observed in the State of Vermont
VirginiaClosed 7/4No travel allowed from noon 7/2 until sunrise 7/5
WashingtonClosed 7/4Days when travel is restricted: Vehicles operating under special permit for overweight/over dimensional, except as provided for in WAC 468-38-075, may be restricted from the state highways on the holidays of New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and commencing at noon of the day preceding said holidays.
West VirginiaClosed 7/4No travel on 7/4.
WisconsinClosed 7/4

It depends on size, county travelled etc.

Wyoming POESClosed 7/4