The Traffic Unit of the Lockport Police Department is staffed by
one officer. The officer assigned to the traffic unit is responsible for general traffic enforcement,
directed traffic patrols, abandoned autos, and truck weight enforcement.
Outside the traffic unit, the Lockport Police Department also has
several officers who are trained in truck weight enforcement. Those officer are specially trained to
enforcement the size, weight and load violations of vehicles of the second division. In addition, these
officers also enforce violations of the designated truck routes within the city limits. Click here for a map of the designated truck routes in the City of
Local Bridge Weight Limits
Click here for our updated local bridge weight limits
Overweight Move Approval Form
Click here for the Lockport Police Department Overweight Move
Approval Form. Complete this form and simply fax it to the police department number on the form.
Please note, simply faxing this form does not constitute approval. Official
approval needs to be signed by a department member with such authority. A follow-up phone call to the
police department is recommended upon faxing of the form.
Below are some useful links for
truck drivers and trucking companies:
Illinois Department of Transportation - Truckers Page
Illinois Department of Transportation - Permit Application
Illinois Department of Transportation - Permit Manual