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Superload transport makes its destination

A 175-foot long superload transporting a Turbine Skid made it across several states to its final destination. The load was transportted from Houston, TX to a power buy naltrexone online canada plant in the City of Industry. WCS worked with the carrier, Heavy Transport, to permit the 20-foot wide and 18-foot tall load.

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Thruway Toll increase opposed by many

The New York State Thruway Authority proposed a toll rate increase of 45% for all commercial trucks, including oversize and/or overweight loads. Commercial truckers and business owners are opposing the proposed hike, as are New York local and state politicians. NY State Assemblyman, John Ceretto says the hike may push truckers away. The proposed increase […]

LACMA exhibit featuring "The Rock" to open

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is set to open the “Levitated Mass” exhibit on Sunday, June 24.  The exhibit features the famous 340-ton boulder, also known as “The Rock,” which made a 105-mile journey over 11 days, traveling through 22 cities from Riverside County to LACMA in early March. Residents from any of […]

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Oversize load restrictions during Chicago NATO Summit

Due to the NATO Summit being held in Chicago, all oversize and overweight loads are prohibited on the following expressway and ramps effective May 18 through 22: All roadways from Damen Ave East to Lake Michigan and from 39th Street North to IL-64 (North Ave) 1-90 Chicago: (Kennedy Expressway) I-90 to IL-64 (North Ave) I-94 […]

Kansas permit office upgrades system, warns of future delays

The State of Kansas Central Permit Office is asking all to plan ahead for permit requests beginning May 1.  Computer upgrades will begin being made to the permit office’s online system, which will result in limited system access May 1-7. According to the Central Permit Office, no online permits will be available from http://www.truckingks.org/, the current […]

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Permitless truckers cause overpass crash

A trucker, traveling without oversize permits hit an overpass in Bismarck, North Dakota yesterday on the I-94. According to North Dakota Highway Patrol, a caravan of three oil field trucks were traveling to Kansas when the first truck hit the 80th Street Overpass just after getting on the I-94 at exit 160. All three trucks […]

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Rock almost ready to roll…again

This time the rock won’t set out on a 105-mile journey, but it will be placed and set at the LACMA for museum goers to see this summer. As the season draws near, artist Michael Heizer’s Levitated Mass, which consists of the 340-ton boulder transported from Riverside County to LA last month, and a 456-foot-long slot […]

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Home sweet home: Levitated Mass arrives at LACMA

After an 11-day journey, the 340-ton boulder, AKA “The Rock” reached its new home at LACMA just before 6 a.m. Hundreds lined up to chant, “We Will Rock You,” and cheer on the arrival of the 200-plus foot transporter carrying the Levitated Mass. The final night of the move passed Exposition Park and the USC […]

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It’s the End of the Road for Levitated Mass

After being set back on Wednesday night due to unforeseen difficulties, the transporter and team made it to its LA destination last night where it waits for the final night of transport. At some point between 10 and 11 p.m., the load will leave Figuerora (where it’s parked now, north of Florence Ave) and will […]