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Another big rig to head through region overnight

New Richmond,Wisconsin 54017
New Richmond News
Another big rig to head through region overnight
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

Yet another semi-truck carrying an oversized load will be heading through the region tonight escorted by two Wisconsin State Patrol vehicles.

The semi will be hauling a dryer for an ethanol plant is scheduled to leave from Waukesha Wednesday morning and head up I-94 to Black River Falls.

It is expected to arrive in Black River Falls about 10 p.m. Wednesday night.

After a short stay there the rig is expected to continue up I-94 to Elk Mound arriving there between midnight and 1 a.m. on Thursday.

The truck will then head up Highway 29 to Chippewa Falls and then onto Cameron on Highway 53.

From Cameron the semi will head along Highway 8 to St. Croix Falls. It is expected to reach St. Croix Falls sometime between 2 - 4 a.m. Thursday morning.

Due to its weight, the truck must slow to 5 mph at several bridges and overpasses. The truck with its load is approximately 200-feet-long and 16-feet wide.