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Pickaway County – Super load Rolls Through area this Afternoon

Superload 5 Heads Out From Ross County about 9:15am April 12th, 2024.

The journey of the eighth of nearly two dozen “super loads” commenced today, starting from a dock along the Ohio River near Manchester in Adams County. The destination? New Albany in Licking County, a voyage spanning significant distances and testing the limits of transportation infrastructure.

This particular colossal load, identified as a hex/cold box (air processor), weighs a staggering 378,400 pounds. Its dimensions are equally imposing, towering at nearly 19 feet 3 inches tall, spanning 20 feet in width, and extending an impressive 128 feet in length.

Route Information for Friday, April 26:

  • 9 a.m.: The convoy, meticulously organized for safety and efficiency, embarked from Fairgrounds Road, initiating its northward journey along SR 104 to SR 762 near Commercial Point.
  • Proceeding eastward on State Route 762, the convoy will navigate towards its next checkpoint, Rickenbacker Parkway, a crucial waypoint in its arduous expedition.

Overnight Location: The convoy will temporarily rest at Rickenbacker, strategically planning its next moves for the continuation of its momentous trek.

This undertaking underscores the intricate coordination and engineering prowess required to transport such immense cargoes across vast distances, embodying a testament to human ingenuity and perseverance in the face of logistical challenges. As the convoy progresses, communities along its route remain captivated by the spectacle, witnessing firsthand the marvels of modern transportation.