The following vehicles are not permitted to use the Waterview Tunnel:
- Dangerous Goods Vehicles. This is all vehicles requiring a placard.
- Vehicles over 4.3m high.
- Vehicles carrying uncovered loads. Any liquid based or loose bulk loads (such as soil and green waste) must be covered appropriately to prevent leaks and spills.
All prohibited vehicles must use the detour route which is clearly sign-posted with a red 16 or 20 shield or orange triangle. For the official detour route please see this map.
Any HPMV (over-weight) vehicles will require a permit(external link).