BARNHART’S HEAVY HAUL THROUGH MISSISSIPPI

This week, Barnhart Crane & Rigging moved heat exchangers from Bigbee Valley, MS to their eventual home at a Mississippi Power plant site in Kemper County on Highway 493 near DeKalb.  The heat exchangers were first transported by barge.  Then they were moved to a Goldhofer Trailer.

The load was 163′ 5″ long and 14′ 11″ high and weighed 776,166 pounds. The trailer was as wide as 21′ 11″ during normal travel and expanded to 29′ 11″ when crossing bridges.The journey was approximately 60 miles through Noxubee and Kemper counties utilizing four different highways.  The load was accompanied by law enforcement agencies from both counties.

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Meredith Portman is a freelance writer who specializes in heavy industry, healthcare and education.
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