Crews Move Turbine Off Road

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Crews are still working to remove a huge piece of industrial equipment blocking an off ramp on Highway 126. Drivers are still being detoured from the 42nd Street exit. The massive turbine had traveled 3,000 miles from Kansas, but it rolled off the truck about a mile from its final destination. Crews … Continue reading »

Industrial Equipment Blocks 126 Off-Ramp

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Early¬†Wednesday morning a 70-ton industrial charcoal dryer fell off a semi-truck blocking the westbound 126 off-ramp to 42nd Street. The dryer is still secured to its trailer, no one was injured in the crash. It is roughly 50 feet long, 19 feet high and weighs nearly 69 tons. The turbine was in … Continue reading »