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Montana Department of Transportation Issues New Load Posting for US 87 Elk Creek Bridge


September 9, 2020

Helena, Mont. –– The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) recently issued a new load posting for the US 87 Elk Creek Bridge, between Grass Range (five miles SE) and Roundup in Fergus County. The posting is part of a multi-year effort to update load ratings and postings on bridges around Montana as mandated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

The FHWA mandate is in response to changes in the trucking industry over the last decade. Truck manufacturers are building specialized hauling vehicles (SHVs), which are capable of legally carrying heavier loads than typical vehicle...

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