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Old 08-24-2017, 02:43 AM   #1
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Bridge Clearance Denali 293RKS

Does anyone know the actual bridge clearance for the Denali 293RKS?
I measured mine at slightly under 14'. The brochure is incorrect.
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Old 08-24-2017, 06:01 AM   #2
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I'd measure again. You're specs show it's 11'11, which sounds about right. My 41' toy hauler is just over 13' tall and I seriously doubt your's is taller than that.
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Old 08-24-2017, 01:49 PM   #3
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If I remember correctly all vehicles cannot be higher than 13 feet 3 inches. That gives you 3 inches of clearance under a 13 feet 6-inch bridge which should be the minimum nowadays. There are still a few older bridges out there that are lower so beware. I measured my Voltage with a level off the front AC unit extending out to the side of the unit then down to the ground. The level out to the side then measured down. 13' 3" exactly.
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If I remember correctly all vehicles cannot be higher than 13 feet 3 inches. That gives you 3 inches of clearance under a 13 feet 6-inch bridge which should be the minimum nowadays. There are still a few older bridges out there that are lower so beware. I measured my Voltage with a level off the front AC unit extending out to the side of the unit then down to the ground. The level out to the side then measured down. 13' 3" exactly.
YIKES! You're gonna have a rush of folks checking theirs now.
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YIKES! You're gonna have a rush of folks checking theirs now.
better to know now ...... than after you call the insurance company \
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Does anyone know the actual bridge clearance for the Denali 293RKS?

I measured mine at slightly under 14'. The brochure is incorrect.


I believe the trucking standard for primary roads is 13'6" minimum. Some of it will depend on your hitch set up. My Voltage 3200 5th wheel sets a little nose high because of the hitch configuration. Mines at 13'4" from the top of the front air conditioner.


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Old 08-26-2017, 04:24 PM   #7
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here is the height clearances for some of the bridges and tunnels in California.

Height and Low Clearances

here is another very interesting article. The MINIMUM bridge clearances are 14-16' on interstate highways.

https://roamingtimes.com/2017/04/23/...learance-tips/
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There is also an App for your telephone that will give you low bridges on your route. I have used it several times and saved me from having to turn around and back track
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My rig is 13.2,most semi trailers are13.6 feet tall
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This thread is insanity compared to what you need for a class A CDL liscense. We need some legislation for these big fifth wheels...
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