Illinois Lets Big Loads On Roads For Sandy Relief
Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider says her authorization is effective immediately. It applies to loads up to 14-feet wide and 100-feet long. The loads can travel on state routes and interstates.
State officials say it will let emergency responders and relief aides transport materials to the hard-hit East Coast more efficiently. The temporary authorization in Illinois lasts until Nov. 30.
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