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Super load move this week in Cambria County

August 6, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that Mammoet USA NE Corp. will be moving a super load from a rail siding located at 399 East Railroad Street in the Borough of East Conemaugh to the CPV Fairview Energy project site in Jackson Township, Cambria County.

The load is classified as a super load because of its weight and dimensions; it weighs more than 650,000 pounds, is 182 feet long (including carrier), 10 feet 10 inches wide and 17 feet 4 inches high.

The travel route will be Route 271 from Oak Street in the Borough of East Conemaugh to Route 3039 (Benshoff Hill Road) in Jackson Township.

Five (5) super load moves are scheduled to take place on the following days:

Super load move 1 — today at 9 a.m.

Super load move 2 — Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Super load move 3 — Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Super load move 4 — Thursday at 9 a.m.

Super load move 5 — Friday at 9 a.m.

Motorists are advised there will be traffic delays along these routes, and they should seek an alternate route. This move could take several hours to complete.

The Pennsylvania State Police will be assisting where needed as well as escort vehicles. Message boards will be placed in advance to remind motorists.

This move is weather dependent.

The carrier will return to the rail siding following each delivery via the same route today, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and, Friday.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

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