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Heavy load


November 1, 2018

Garry Davis

Winding its circuitous route from Canada to Texas, an oversized load carrying an oil field compressor made its way through the Crook County area early this week. According to WYDOT, the load was 23 feet 11 inches wide and 27 inches high, making it necessary to lift or move some power lines. Meanwhile, at 205 feet in length and weighing an estimated half million pounds, there are areas of road such as certain bridges that the load must plan to avoid. With the Gillette area impassable to the trailer, it was routed through here instead.


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