Sea Container Permit

Sea Container Permits are available for 4-axle tractor and 3-axle trailer configuration transporting intermodal cargo containers within the vicinity of the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach as follow:

On the 2.9-mile portion of State Route 47 and State Route 103 known as the Terminal Island Freeway, between State Highway Route 1 in the City of Long Beach and Ocean Boulevard in the City of Long Beach, and on the 2.4-mile portion of State Highway Route 1, that is between Sanford Avenue in the City of Los Angeles and Harbor Avenue in the City of Long Beach.

Width: 8'-6" max (Legal per CVC 35100

Length: 65'-0" max (Legal per CVC 35401)

Height: 14’-0”max

KPRA: 40’-0” max

Weight: Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) 95,000 pounds. See Section 202.2 in the Transportation Permit Manual.

Sea Container permits are valid for one (1) year and must be renewed prior to expiration to avoid a lapse in validity. Please allow a minimum of fourteen (14) business days for processing sea container permits. Renewals may be submitted up to sixty (60) days prior to permit expiration.

How to Apply for a Permit