WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Department of Transportation says they have issued a wide load permit to Diamond Heavy Haul, which will carry a boiler across the northern part of the state on February 17.
Beginning Monday morning, the 257.5-ton boiler will be moved along an approved route from West Point to the Tennessee state line along Highway 45A and Highway 45.
MDOT says the load is 23 feet wide, 15.5 feet high and 195 feet long.
It will be accompanied by a civilian and law enforcement escort.