This weekend racing records will be attempted at the X Games in Los Angeles.

But before the six-story Hot Wheels double vertical loop could test driver’s talents, the loop needed to be safely transported to the games.

WCS permitted and routed several loads ranging in size up to 17-feet wide to transport the loop to the X Games generic revia experience.

According to ESPN, drivers will accelerate to 52 mph, and then enter the six-story loop attempting to hit seven times normal gravity as they drive through the loop.

For more info on the loop and the X Games, click here.

 

The Quebec transportation office will be closed on Monday, 6/25 for St. Jean Baptiste Day. There will be no travel allowed either.

Business and travel will resume Tuesday, 6/26.

Due to record breaking rainfall in the Duluth-Superior area, roadways are seriously damaged in Wisconsin resulting in several closures closures.

The state has closed US-2 and US-53 at the MN/WI Line, as well as Wisconsin Highway 13 in Douglas County.

Wisconsin Highway 105 has been re-opened, but oversize/overweight travel is not advised.

Minnesota and Wisconsin will permit and/or authorize vehicles traveling into the flooded areas to assist in relief and repair.

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The West Virginia state DOT office will be closed tomorrow (June 20) for West Virginia Day.

While the office will not be open to process permits, there will be no travel restrictions to loads which already have a permit.

The state of West Virginia celebrates “West Virginia Day” every year on June 20 to mark the formation of the state.

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.

Monday, June 4 marks the beginning of construction to replace a bridge barrier on Highway 75, two miles south of Highway 7 in Montevideo, MN.

Oversize permit restrictions will be reduced from 12 to 11 feet as a result of the construction, and traffic will be reduced to a single lane, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The New York State Thruway Authority proposed a toll rate increase of 45% for all commercial trucks, including oversize and/or overweight loads. NY Thruway toll increase proposed, which could affect oversize 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 is still in talks, and the Thruway Authority plans to hold hearings to discuss. At this point, there is no timeline as to when the increase would come into play if it was passed.

Commercial truck drivers and business owners are expected to share their concerns at these public hearings.

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 Chicago: (Kennedy Expressway) I-90 (West Junction) to IL-64
      • I-190 Chicago O’Hare to I-90 buy generic revia online (Kennedy Expressway)

The summit will take place in Chicago May 20-21 and will be hosted by President Barack Obama.

“Notify Chicago,” a service provided by the city of Chicago to notify residents via recorded telephone messages, text messages and/or email alerts on various emergency and non-emergency situations, will be utilized this weekend to further inform the public of traffic delays.

For more information, please visit www.dot.state.il.us.

A trucker, traveling without oversize permits hit an overpass in Bismarck, North Dakota yesterday on the I-94. Permitless Oil Truck Hits Overpass

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 were 16’2″ high and the overpass clearance was 16’1″.

The highway patrol also confirmed none of the drivers had the proper permits, which would have led to them being rerouted to a different highway. They may also be responsible for the overpass damages.

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 constructed at LACMA is getting ready for all to see. LACMA visitors will walk along the slot, which descends to fifteen feet deep, taking them underneath the rock before ascending back.

Heizer conceived the artwork in 1968, but it took him some time to find the right rock, and took over two years to transport it.

WCS Permits and sister company, Right of Way Inc. worked with the boulder’s transporter, Emmert International to take the rock on an eleven night journey so it could safely travel on streets at very slow speeds.

WCS and Right of Way worked tirelessly with various agencies to obtain permits and close down various streets while the load was in transport.