Megaload May Roll through Monday: Imperial Oil Received Permit from ITD

Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil can move its first half-height megaload through Moscow on U.S. Highway 95 Monday from the Port of Lewiston after receiving a permit Wednesday through the Idaho Transportation Department.

The equipment module, destined for the Kearl Oil Sands Project in Alberta, Canada, is 24-feet wide, 14-feet tall and 208-feet long, according to an email from ITD spokesman Jeff Stratten. Including the pusher truck, the total weight of the shipment is 413,600 pounds. Continue reading