Labor Day closings and restrictions

Labor Day 2023 - State Closings and travel restrictions

AlabamaClosed 9/4NO PERMITTED TRAVEL is allowed from sunset, Saturday, September 2nd, until sunrise, Tuesday, September 5th.
ArizonaClosed 9/4

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 9/4No travel allowed on 9/2, 9/3, and 9/4
CaliforniaClosed 9/4Travel is prohibited from 4:00 PM on the Thursday before the Holiday to 12:00 AM (midnight), Friday from 12:00 PM (noon) 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).
ColoradoClosed 9/4An extra-legal vehicle or load, other than an LVC, may not travel on Monday, September 6th from 6 AM until 9 PM. An Extra-legal Vehicle or Load is also prohibited from travel between the hours of 12:00 PM (noon) and 9:00 PM on the Friday preceding Labor Day (9/3/2021). LVCs are prohibited from travel at any time on Labor Day.
ConnecticutClosed 9/4No travel beginning Friday, September 1, 2023 at 12:00 NOON until daylight, Tuesday, September 5, 2023
DelawareClosed 9/4No moves from noon 09/03/2023 through 9 am 09/05/2023
FloridaClosed 9/4No travel on 9/4 if over 10 wide 14-6 high or over 80 long.
GeorgiaClosed 9/4Travel is not authorized on 9/4
IdahoClosed 9/4Red-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 9/4No travel from noon on Sunday, September 4, 2022 (if travel is normally allowed) through Sunrise Tuesday, September 6, 2022
IndianaClosed 9/4Permitted 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 9/4Noon Friday, September 1 to 30min before sunrise on Tuesday, September 5
KansasClosed 9/4No restrictions
KentuckyClosed 9/4No restrictions
LouisianaClosed 9/4No restrictions
MaineClosed 9/4No travel allowed on 9/4
MarylandClosed 9/4No moves from noon Fri. September 1, 2023 until 9am Tuesday September 5, 2023
MassachusettsClosed 9/4No travel allowed from noon 9/2 until sunrise the 5th.
MichiganClosed 9/4No travel allowed on 9/1 from 12 PM until Daybreak on 9/5 Mobile Homes: No travel allowed on 9/1 from 12 PM until 12 PM on 9/5
MinnesotaClosed 9/4Travel Restricted from 2:00pm the day before the holiday to 2:00am the day after the holiday.
MississippiClosed 9/4Oversized travel is not allowed beginning 12 Noon Saturday, September 3 and will resume half an hour before sunrise on Tuesday, September 6.
MissouriClosed 9/4No travel allowed from noon 9/3, until 30 minutes after sunrise on 9/5.
MontanaClosed 9/4

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 9/4Travel restricted from noon, September 1, until sunrise, September 5.
NevadaClosed 9/4

It depends on sizes and routes. See here

New HampshireClosed 9/4No travel allowed on 9/4
New JerseyClosed 9/4No travel on Labor Day and the Friday before Labor Day.
New MexicoClosed 9/4Holiday” 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 9/4No travel allowed on 9/1 from 12 PM until 1/2 hr before sunrise on 9/5
New York ThruwayClosed 9/4No travel allowed on 9/1 from 12 PM until 1/2 hr before sunrise on 9/5
New York CityClosed 9/4Unknown at this time.
North CarolinaClosed 9/4No restrictions
North DakotaClosed 9/4Permitted movements exceeding 16 feet in width, may not travel from noon on September 2 until sunrise on September 5.
OhioClosed 9/4No travel from 12:00 NOON on SEPTEMBER 1 to SUNRISE on SEPTEMBER 5, 2023
OkalahomaClosed 9/4No travel on 9/4
OregonClosed 9/4

Depends on routes and size.

PennsylvaniaClosed 9/4No travel from 12 NOON, SEPTEMBER 1 TO SUNRISE SEPTEMBER 5, 2023.
Pennsylvania TurnpikeClosed 9/4No travel From 3:00 P.M., local time, Thursday, August 31 to 11:00 P.M., local time, Monday, September 4, 2023.
Rhode IslandClosed 9/4No travel allowed from sunset 9/1 until sunrise on 9/5
South CarolinaClosed 9/4No travel on 9/4
South DakotaOpenNo restrictions
TennesseeClosed 9/4NO ESCORTED TRAVEL allowed after twelve o’clock (12:00) noon on September 1st through Labor Day September 4th Oversized/Overweight loads NOT requiring escorts for movement are allowed Continuous travel with normal travel conditions as authorized. • No travel on September 4th for Site-built houses and House boats.
TexasClosed 9/4The movement of loads exceeding 14-feet wide, 16-feet high or 110-feet long and all manufactured housing is suspended on 9/4 unless an exception is granted by TxDMV.
UtahClosed 9/4Travel 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 9/4On 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 9/4Permitted vehicle configurations are allowed to travel on all holidays except the following state observed holidays: (i) New Year's Day, (ii) Memorial Day, (iii) Independence Day, (iv) Labor Day, (v) Thanksgiving Day, and (vi) Christmas Day. On the holidays mentioned above, permits will not be valid from noon the preceding weekday through the holiday. If the observed holiday falls on a Monday the permit will not be valid from noon on the preceding Friday through Monday.
WashingtonClosed 9/4Days 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 9/4Labor Day: Saturday, September 2, 2023 through Monday, September 4, 2023
WisconsinClosed 9/4

It depends on size, county travelled etc.

WyomingClosed 9/4loads requiring escorts will not be allowed to travel from ½ hour after sunset 9/1 to ½ hour before sunrise 9/5. Ports of Entry are closed on 9/4
Wyoming POESClosed 9/4

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Last Updated on 08/15/2023

By Susan Roberts