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Legal Weight Shipments

The Bridge Formula Weights Calculator provides a convenient way to determine the maximum allowable  weight that any set of axles on a motor vehicle may carry on the Interstate highway system.

Century Express Permissible Federal Gross Loads for Vehicles

Weight Permits

Century Express possesses Virginia State weight permits (international containerized cargo) to maximize your payloads and to deliver bottom-line savings in your transportation budget.

  • Virginia
      • 20′ to 87,000 lbs. (links to PDF file)
      • 40′ to 93,000 lbs. (links to PDF file)
      • Tri-Axle (links to PDF file)
  • North Carolina

OCEMA Chart

Permits aside, the table below details the recommended cargo weights for international shipments by The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (OCEMA).

U.S. Pounds

Kilos

20’ DRY on “slider chassis”

39,200

17,780

20’ DRY on “TRI AXLE slider chassis”

44,000

19,960

20’ REEFER on “slider” chassis

34,900

15,830

20’ REEFER on “TRI AXLE slider chassis

39,700

18,010

40’ DRY (H = 8ft 6in) on standard GN chassis

44,000

19,960

40’ High Cube (H = 9ft 6in) on standard GN chassis

43,700

19,820

40’ REEFER (H = 8ft 6in) on standard GN chassis

39,800

18,050

40’ High Cube REEFER (H = 9ft 6in) on standard GN Chassis

39,300

17,830

 

Source: ocema.org/cwg.htm