superload


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superload

(ˈsuːpəˌləʊd)
n
(General Engineering) another name for live load
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Noun1.superload - a variable load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) such as moving traffic
load, loading, burden - weight to be borne or conveyed
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New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) -- NJDOT / Public Private Partnership of a Bentley-Hosted SUPERLOAD System for Oversize / Overweight Vehicle Permitting and Routing -- (Trenton, New Jersey, United States)
In December 2015 DOT&PF issued a "Superload Notice" stating that the Commercial Vehicle Customer Service Center requires an advance notice of five business days for permits for superloads, which it defines as being more than 150 feet long, more than 18 feet wide, more than 18 feet tall, or having a GVW (gross vehicle weight) of 250,000 pounds.
"It was something me and Superload takes to the road A HUGE 243 tonne box load crawled its way along North Wales roads over the weekend.