Thanksgiving closings and restrictions

Thanksgiving 2022- State Closings and travel restrictions

StateDateRestrictions
AlabamaClosed 11-24/25NO PERMITTED TRAVEL is allowed from sunset, Wednesday, November 23rd, until sunrise Monday, November 28th (Subject to change)
ArizonaClosed 11/24

Overdimensional vehicle or load with dimensions greater than 10 feet wide, 14-6 High 10 feet front or rear overhang, or 120 feet long. When a holiday occurs on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, transport shall stop at 12 noon on the day before the holiday and may resume the day after the holiday at one-half hour before sunrise, or the day after the holiday at 3:00 a.m. if night transport is allowed under R17-6-409. More details can be found here

ArkansasClosed 11-24No 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 11-24/25TNo 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.
ColoradoClosed 11/24An LVC may travel on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. However, if such holiday falls on a Saturday an LVC is prohibited from travel on the previous Friday, and if such holiday falls on a Sunday an LVC is prohibited from travel on the following Monday.
ConnecticutClosed 11/24No travel Beginning Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 12:00 NOON until daylight, Monday, November 28, 2022
DelawareClosed 11-24/25No moves from noon 11/23/2022 through 9 am 11/26/2022
FloridaClosed 11-24/25No movement will be allowed for loads over 10 feet in width, over 80 feet in length, or 14'6" in height on Thursday 11-24 or Friday 11-25
GeorgiaClosed 11-24/25Travel is not authorized on 11/24
IdahoClosed 11/24Red-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 11-24/25No travel from noon on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 through Sunrise Friday, November 25, 2022
IndianaClosed 11-24/25Permitted vehicles may not operate on state highways from 12:00 noon the last weekday preceding and continuing until 1⁄2 hour before sunrise on the day following: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving day and Christmas day. • OVERWEIGHT COMMODITY permits are exempt from travel restric- tions. Vehicles with Overweight Commodity Permits are no longer subject to holiday travel restrictions and may travel continuously during holiday periods. Overweight Commodity Permits apply to those vehicles with a permit to haul metal commodities up to 120,000 pounds or agri- cultural commodities up to 97,000 pounds.
IowaClosed 11-24/25No travel restrictions
KansasClosed 11-24/25No restrictions
KentuckyClosed 11-24/25No restrictions
LouisianaClosed 11-24/25No restrictions
MaineClosed 11-24/25All overlimit loads are prohibited to move on Thu Nov 24 and Fri Nov 25, 2022.
MarylandClosed 11/24No moves from Noon Wed.Nov 23, 2022 until 9am, Monday Nov. 28, 2022
MassachusettsClosed 11/24No travel allowed on 11/23 from 12 PM until 12 PM on 11/25
MichiganClosed 11-24/25No travel allowed on 11/23 from 12 PM until Daybreak on 11/25 Mobile Homes: No travel allowed on 11/23 from 12 PM until 12 PM on 11/25
MinnesotaClosed 11-24/25If over 110' long or 9' wide travel is restricted from 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 23 until 2:00 am on Friday, November 25.
MississippiClosed 11/24Oversized travel is not allowed beginning 12 Noon Wednesday, November 23 and will resume half an hour before sunrise on Friday, November 25.
MissouriClosed 11/24No travel allowed on from noon 11/23 until 30 minutes before sunrise 11/28
MontanaClosed 11/24

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 11-24/25Travel restricted from Noon, November 23, 2022 until sunrise, November 28, 2022.
NevadaClosed 11-24/25

It depends on sizes and routes. See here

New HampshireClosed 11-24/25No travel allowed on 11-24 and 11-25
New JerseyClosed 11/24An oversize permit shall not be valid for the operation of a vehicle on the following holidays:* New Year's Day * Memorial Day and Friday before Memorial Day * Independence Day * Labor Day and the Friday before Labor Day * Thanksgiving Day and the Wednesday before * Christmas DayIf these holidays fall on a Sunday, the operation shall not be permitted on the following Monday. If these holidays fall on a Saturday, the operation shall not be permitted on the preceding Friday. An oversize permit shall not be valid during the nighttime hours of sunset to sunrise.
New MexicoClosed 11/24Holiday” 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 11/24No oversize travel allowed from 12 Noon Wednesday November 23 until 1/2 hour before sunrise Friday November 25.
New York ThruwayClosed 11/24No oversize travel allowed from 12 Noon Wednesday November 23 until 1/2 hour before sunrise Friday November 25.
New York CityClosed 11/24THERE WILL BE NO OD PERMITS PROCESSED FOR OD MOVEMENT PAST 5:30 AM ON 11/24, THEREFORE NO DAY MOVES. NIGHT MOVES WILL NOT BE PROCESSED EITHER DUE TO HOLIDAY TRAFFIC AND PARADES OD TRAVEL/PERMITTING WILL RESUME AT 10 AM 11/25. CUTOFF FOR ALL OD MOVES ON 11/25 AND THE WEEKEND - 12:01 AM MOVES FOR 11/26 & 11/28
North CarolinaClosed 11-24/25No 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 Wednesday, November 23, 2022 until noon Friday, November 25, 2022.
North DakotaClosed 11/24Permitted movements exceeding 16 feet in width, may not travel from noon on November 23 until 1⁄2 hour before sunrise on November 25.
OhioClosed 11/24No travel from 12:00 NOON on 11/23 to SUNRISE on 11/25
OklahomaClosed 11-24/25No travel on 11/24
OregonClosed 11-24/25

Depends on routes and size.

PennsylvaniaClosed 11-24/25No travel from 12 NOON, NOVEMBER 23 TO SUNRISE NOVEMBER 28, 2022.
Pennsylvania TurnpikeClosed 11/24From 5:00 A.M., local time, Tuesday, November 22 to 11:00 P.M., local time, Sunday, November 27, 2022.
Rhode IslandClosed 11/24No travel allowed from NOON 11/23 until sunrise on 11/25
South CarolinaClosed 11-24/25No travel on 11/24
South DakotaOpenNo restrictions
TennesseeClosed 11-24/25NO ESCORTED TRAVEL allowed after twelve o'clock (12:00) noon November 23rd through Sunday November 27th following Thanksgiving. Oversized/Overweight loads NOT requiring escorts for movement are allowed continuous travel with normal travel conditions as authorized. No travel on November 24th for Site-built houses and House boats.
TexasClosed 11-24/25The movement of loads exceeding 14-feet wide, 16-feet high or 110-feet long and all manufactured housing is suspended on 11/24 unless an exception is granted by TxDMV.
UtahClosed 11/24Travel 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 11/24On 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 1/2 day 11/23, all day 11-24/25No travel from noon 11-23 until 1/2 hour after sunrise 11-25
WashingtonClosed 11-24/25Days 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 11-24/25An oversize permit shall not be valid for the operation of a vehicle on the following holidays:* New Year's Day * Memorial Day and Friday before Memorial Day * Independence Day * Labor Day and the Friday before Labor Day * Thanksgiving Day and the Wednesday before * Christmas DayIf these holidays fall on a Sunday, the operation shall not be permitted on the following Monday. If these holidays fall on a Saturday, the operation shall not be permitted on the preceding Friday. An oversize permit shall not be valid during the nighttime hours of sunset to sunrise.
Wisconsin****note****there are hunting restrictions in addition to holiday.Closed 11-24/25

It depends on size, county travelled etc.

WyomingClosed 11/24loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset 11/23 to ½ hour before sunrise 11/25. Ports of Entry are closed on 11/24
Wyoming POESClosed 11/24

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Last Updated on 11/16/2022 By Susan Roberts

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