150-ton superload moving from Allegheny County to Ohio to slow traffic Thursday


A superload being transported from Allegheny County to Ohio will cause traffic stoppages and delays Thursday.

Starting at 9 a.m., the superload, which is 136 feet long and weighs 150 tons, will travel through parts of Indiana, Jefferson, Clarion and Butler counties on its journey to Columbiana, Ohio.

It will travel on Route 22 East to Route 119 North in Indiana County; Route 436 North to Route 36 North to Route 322 West to Interstate 80 West in Jefferson County; and continue on Interstate 80 through Clarion, Butler, Venango and Mercer counties.

The superload will move as a rolling slowdown, using two traffic lanes, according to PennDOT. Southern Pines Trucking of Aliquippa will transport the load.

The slow-moving, two-lane operation will travel approximately 25 to 30 miles per hour.

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