New ‘Megaload’ to Travel Idaho Scenic Route


A 260-ton piece of equipment is winding its way through the inland Northwest this week.  The Idaho Department of Transportation gave the green light to a shipper moving water purification equipment into Canada.

The shipment is about the same size as the so-called “megaloads.”  Those were pieces of an oil processing facility headed for Canada’s oil sands.  The new shipment will use the same hotly contested scenic route – Idaho’s Highway 12.

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(By Jessica Robinson, Northwest Public Radio)

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