Trucks carrying massive drill ship through Houston will cause major traffic delays August 2-6

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Published by iTrucker at 02 Aug

Trucks carrying massive drill ship through Houston will cause major traffic delays August 2-6

“A pair of enormous crates carrying parts of a South Korea-bound drilling ship will be transported along highways through the Houston area over the next four days.” – according to the article in freightwaves.com and its author  Noi Mahoney

According to Ronnie Smith, owner of Smith Specialized Logistics, it is one of the biggest moves by tractor-trailers ever in the Houston area, requiring a caravan of more than 30 Texas state troopers and 20 cherry-picker trucks to block traffic.

Two flatbed trucks will be carrying the two crates. The first is 56-feet long, 24-feet wide and 27- feet high. The second is 30-feet long, 16-feet wide and 24-feet high.

The 108-mile move is scheduled to begin today, August 2, at 7:00 p.m. at W-Industries in northwest Houston, where the drill ship was manufactured. It will conclude at Bayport Terminal on August 6. – Mahoney also wrote in his article.

To read the full story and see more photos click HERE

Source and credits: freightwaves.com /  Noi Mahoney and  Mario Pawlowski / iTrucker

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