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September 6, 2018

Idaho eyes heavier trucks on 12 bridges

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Two companies have asked the Idaho Transportation Department to allow heavier trucks on a dozen south-central Idaho bridges each year.

The Times-News reports the proposed weight limit increase could mean fewer but heavier trucks on sections of U.S. 93 and Idaho 75 since trucking companies would be able reduce the number of shipments by being allowed to add that extra weight.

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