Stories tagged: Northwest Passage Scenic Byway
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010
Big loads decision likely by Christmas
BOISE – ConocoPhillips painted a picture of years of quiet, painstaking work to plan for the safe transport of four mega-loads of oil equipment across a winding, scenic north-central Idaho …
Thu., Dec. 9, 2010
Mega-load hearing draws crowd
BOISE – A crowd of more than 100 looked on Wednesday as a hearing in Boise brought out lots of new twists in the tale of the mega-loads of oil …
Thu., Nov. 25, 2010
Mega-load ruling favors hearings
BOISE – Residents and business owners along North Idaho’s scenic U.S. Highway 12 who object to mega-loads of oil equipment traveling the route and blocking both lanes have a right …
Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
Mega-loads permits issued but shipments delayed
The Idaho Transportation Department issued permits Wednesday for the first mega-loads proposed for U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, but the four giant truckloads won’t roll just yet. The agency …
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010
Mega-load opponents seek hearing
Residents along U.S. 12 asked the Idaho Transportation Department on Thursday to conduct formal hearings before issuing any special permits allowing oil companies to transport huge loads of refinery equipment …
Tue., Nov. 2, 2010
High court tosses ban on U.S. 12 mega-loads
BOISE – The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower-court judge who blocked four mega-loads of oil refinery equipment from traveling scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho. But …
Mon., Nov. 1, 2010, 3:30 p.m.
Idaho court tosses mega-loads challenge
The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower-court judge who blocked four mega-loads of oil refinery equipment from traveling scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, but the court’s …
Sat., Oct. 9, 2010
More large loads for U.S. 12 discussed by state, Korean firm
BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department met in September with a Korean firm that wants to move another 40 to 60 giant truckloads of oil equipment across scenic U.S. Highway …
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010, 4:07 p.m.
More mega-loads proposed for Highway 12
The Idaho Transportation Department met with a Korean firm in September that wants to move another 40 to 60 giant truckloads of oil equipment across scenic U.S. Highway 12, and …
Sat., Oct. 2, 2010
Justices hear, question sides on U.S. 12 permits
BOISE – Idaho Supreme Court justices had lots of questions Friday as they heard arguments on whether the Idaho Transportation Department violated its own regulations in approving permits for four …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010, 10:35 a.m.
Idaho justices hear mega-loads case
Idaho Supreme Court justices had lots of questions today as they heard arguments on whether the Idaho Transportation Department violated its own regulations in approving permits for four giant truckloads …
Fri., Sept. 10, 2010, 3:48 p.m.
Company invokes Lewis and Clark in wide load case
A big oil company is invoking the spirit of famed explorers Lewis and Clark to help make its case before the Idaho Supreme Court to ship four oversized loads of …
Fri., Aug. 27, 2010
ConocoPhillips appeals load ruling
ConocoPhillips is appealing to the Idaho Supreme Court 2nd District Judge John Bradbury’s ruling revoking its state permits to move four giant loads of oil refinery equipment over U.S. Highway …
Thu., Aug. 26, 2010, 11:10 a.m.
Conoco appeals Highway 12 ruling on big rigs
ConocoPhillips is appealing to the Idaho Supreme Court 2nd District Judge John Bradbury’s ruling revoking its Idaho state permits to move four giant loads over Highway 12 from Lewiston to …
Tue., Aug. 24, 2010, 4:27 p.m.
Judge revokes permit for Highway 12 wide loads
A judge on Tuesday revoked special permits allowing a company to truck four oversized loads of oil refinery equipment through a federally protected river corridor, saying the state failed to …
Mon., Aug. 23, 2010, 3 p.m.
Judge to decide Tuesday in oversized load case
A state judge says he will take a day before deciding whether ConocoPhillips can begin hauling massive loads of oil equipment along U.S. Highway 12 in North Idaho.
Fri., Aug. 20, 2010
ITD fails to reject judge in Highway 12 case
The Idaho Transportation Department failed Thursday to disqualify the judge in the U. S. Highway 12 giant truck shipments case, and he in turn delayed an injunction hearing from today …
Tue., Aug. 17, 2010, 10:55 a.m.
Idaho judge blocks huge truck shipments
An Idaho judge today temporarily blocked ConocoPhillips from hauling four giant loads of oil refinery equipment over U.S. Highway 12 from the Port of Lewiston to Montana.
Mon., Aug. 16, 2010, 5:31 p.m.
Idaho residents sue to halt big oil trucks
Residents opposed to giant truck shipments of oil equipment through Idaho’s scenic Clearwater/Lochsa river canyon filed suit Monday to block the shipments, just a day before Idaho planned to issue …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010, 4:04 p.m.
Idaho scenic byway targeted for huge trucks
A scenic Idaho river canyon dotted with campgrounds, hiking trails and historic sites is the target for hundreds of mammoth truck shipments of Korean-built equipment for the Alberta oil sands …