Megaload Ready to Roll through Moscow

Permits reissued but final date not set

Imperial Oil has five days starting Friday to get a megaload and another smaller, oversized shipment from the Port of Lewiston to Idaho’s border via the Palouse.

The Idaho Transportation Department reissued the permits Wednesday for the moves, said Adam Rush, a spokesman for the agency in Boise.

The 23-foot-wide, 208-foot-long, 13 1/2-foot-tall shipment will be inspected and weighed today, but its exact date of departure hasn’t been set yet, according to Rush and Pius Rolheiser, a spokesman for Imperial Oil. Continue reading