The Idaho Transportation Department received legislative approval Jan. 31 for a rule change that lays the foundation for a statewide permitting system for oversize trucks.
Megaload opponents are finding no reassurance in rules the Idaho Transportation Department has proposed to regulate the movement of the vehicles along a remote section of U.S. Highway 12.
A General Electric Co. subsidiary has opted not to appeal a federal court injunction that barred it from shipping megaloads destined for Canadian oil and gas fields along a remote Idaho highway through Nez Perce tribal lands, Reuters reported.October 31, 2013
Federal forest administrators issued an order to suspend megaloads from a section of U.S. Highway 12 that runs through north-central Idaho, the Associated Press reported.September 20, 2013
Attorneys from Idaho’s Nez Perce Tribe and from a unit of General Electric Co. argued in federal court Sept. 9, in Boise about megaloads moving through the tribe’s reservation and a national park, the Associated Press reported.September 10, 2013