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Lifting weights

WYDOT announces lifting of weight restrictions on Highway 130 bridge


Photo courtesy Wyoming Department of Transportation

New supports to the bridge at mile marker 57 on Highway 130 have allowed weight restrictions to be removed until the bridge is replaced later this year.

Within a month of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) being informed about weight restrictions on a Highway 130 bridge at mile marker 57.52, those restrictions have been removed.

As was reported previously (see "A bridge not far enough" on page 1 of the March 10 Saratoga Sun), the BOCCC was notified by Jason Armbruster, district ranger for the Medicine Bow-Routte National Forest and Thunderbasin National Grasslands, about the weight restrictions on March 2.

Armbruster, for his part, was in attendance to see if the county commissioners were willing to permit heavy truck traffic...

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