Megaload Rule Change Finds Backing of Idaho Senate Transportation Committee
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.
Idaho Proposes Megaload Shipment Rules; Foes Call Foul
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.
Future Megaload Shipments Worry Idaho Tribe
Nez Perce tribal members are calling for standing against future oversize shipments on U.S. Highway 12 in Idaho.
GE Subsidiary Won’t Appeal Order Blocking Megaload Shipments
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
Forest Agency Suspends Megaloads On Portion of Highway 12
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
Federal Judge Hears Arguments on Megaloads Trucked Through Reservation
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