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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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..
Public comment is sought on a proposed rule that would regulate non-reducible, oversized shipments on a nearly 100-mile section of U.S. Highway 12.
September 14, 2016 6 a.m. read more..