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In February 2011, onlookers came out to view the ConocoPhillips oversize load – a 600,000-pound coke drum section-- parked at the Kooskia Kiosk pullout on U.S. Highway 12. The section – the first of four planned shipments -- was subsequently transported to an oil refinery in Billings, Mont.

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Settlement requires two oversize load permits

While a settlement was reached Jan. 27 restricting oversize loads traveling the Lochsa River corridor, the agreement will require shipping companies to receive two approvals. There are now two sets of guidelines for oversize loads and criteria must be met both through Idaho Transportation Department and the U.S. Forest Service.

February 8, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


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