Night Moves


Region 10: Nassau & Sulffolk Counties
Region 8: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Putman & Orange Counties

The Following Requirements and restrictions apply to all Night Moves:
     Movements classified as Superloads or in conjunction with a New York City permit are ONLY      allowed to move at night when authorized on the face of the permit.

           - No convoying will be allowed. Movement must be at least 2000 feet apart.
           - OVERSIZE LOAD sign of reflective grade material and all nighttime lighting must be              provided in conformance with Night Move Lighting as per NYCRR 154-1.
           - All loads crossing centerline will require police escorts.
           - Night movements may only take place:

                  - Monday from 12:01 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. Monday
                  - Monday from 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Tuesday
                  - Tuesday from 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Wednesday
                  - Wednesday from 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Thursday
                  - Thursday from 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Friday

Moves that take place on Friday night (after 9:00 p.m.) will require proper Police Escorts on all routes.


POLICE ESCORTS - If Police agencies are unable to provide escort services as indicated on the face of the permit, the load SHALL NOT move until proper police escort(s) are in place.

           - Escort arrangements SHALL be made two business days prior to start of move.
           - One of the following Law Enforcement agencies shall be contacted proper Police              Escort(s):

                  - New York State Police (Region 10) - (631) 756-3300
                  - Nassau County Police (Region 10) - (516) 573-8210
                  - Suffolk County Police (Region 10) - (631) 852-5960
                  - New York State Police (Region 8) - (845-677-7334)
                  - Local Police (Region 10) - (Phone numbers vary by Jurisdiction)

           - All Loads will be subject to inspection by police agencies
           - Move time may be changed by police upon consultation with NYSDOT TMC personnel
                  - Region 10: 631-952-6777
                  - Region 8: 914-742-6100