Monster load to slow traffic Wednesday morning, pub-2427795083793513, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0


Movement of a 500,000-pound, oversize load from a factory at Mount Vernon in Posey County to Edwardsport in Knox County is expected to slow traffic on some area roadways Wednesday. Indiana State Police are waring of possible traffic backups and delays.

Officers will escort the load, which will be traveling at between 10 and 12 miles per hour, from Mount Vernon starting at 7:30 a.m.

The load will be moved over the following roads: Old Hwy 69 in Mt. Vernon to SR 69N, SR 62E (Main St.) north to Industrial North to SR 69N/SR 66E/SR 165N to Church St. East on SR 168 to US 41N to Elkhorn Rdoad east to SR 44N/US 41 to Hart St., then east on Bierhaus Rd. to SR 61 to SR 241N to US 50/150 west to Robinson Road North to Evans Rd north, to SR 550 to SR 67 north.

State Police recommend motorists to use alternate routes to avoid any delays.

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