Oversized Loads

The City does not issue permits for oversized loads. However, before bringing any oversized load into Cambridge, please contact each of the following:

Brooke McKenna, Assistant Director for Street Management 617-349-4723
T.J. Shea, Superintendent of Streets (DPW) 617-349-4851
Cambridge Police truck enforcement unit 617-349-3300

You will be asked for the following:
  • The route the truck will take within Cambridge both entering and leaving the site
  • The height, length, width, and weight per axle of the truck
  • The time and date of the haul

Please see our truck map for locations of designated routes and routes on which trucks are excluded.