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11/26/2018

Contact:
Adam Rush
ITD Public Involvement Coordinator
(208) 334-8119
adam.rush@itd.idaho.gov

Public hearing scheduled on applications for new 129,000-pound truck routes on Idaho 55, Idaho 69

BOISE - A public hearing will be held Wednesday (Dec. 5) to take comments on applications to allow trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on sections of Idaho 55 and Idaho 69.

These shipments are reducible, meaning cargo or goods can be removed to make a shipment lighter.

The hearing will be in Meridian on Wednesday (Dec. 5) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mountain View High School, 2000 S. Millennium Way.

Comments will be taken on an application to allow trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on Idaho 55 from the highway’s interchange with Interstate 84 to Idaho 44, (Milepost 36.10 to Milepost 42.88).

Comments also will be taken on an application to allow trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on two joined sections of Idaho 69. The joined sections connect the I-84 Interchange to N. Orchard Avenue in Kuna. The mileposts are Milepost 1.43 to Milepost 9.28 and Milepost 67.86 to Milepost 68.03.

At the hearing, there will be an opportunity to give verbal or written testimony. Those interested in reviewing the applications before the hearing can visit itd.idaho.gov/freight/?target=129000-lbs-route-requests, and click on 129k Pending Route Requests.

Those interested in submitting comments before or after the hearing can do so by visiting the webpage. Comments also can be e-mailed to adam.rush@itd.idaho.gov, or mailed to: Adam Rush, Idaho Transportation Department, 3311 W. State St., Boise, ID  83703.

The deadline to submit comments is Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Those with questions about the route applications or public hearing can send an e-mail to adam.rush@itd.idaho.gov or call 1-208-334-8119.

 
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