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Another oversized truck to head through region overnight

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New Richmond, 54017

New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

Another big semi-truck carrying a dryer for an ethanol plant will be making its way through the region Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

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According to the Wisconsin State Patrol the big rig will be leaving Waukesha between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Tuesday and heading north on I-94.

This time however, the truck won't be heading through Hudson.

Instead the truck will leave I-94 at Highway 29 in Elk Mound. State Patrol officials expect this to happen at approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The truck will take Highway 29 to Highway 53 in Chippewa Falls and then take Highway 53 to Highway 8 in Cameron.

Between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on Wednesday the rig should move through St. Croix Falls.

The truck, which is approximately 200-feet long and 16-feet wide, will be escorted by two State Patrol vehicles.

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

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