Permitting: hot topic at symposium

17 April 2008

More than 300 transport and heavy haul industry professionals and state and federal transportation officials from around the world attended last month's SC& RA Specialized Transportation Symposium in St. Louis.

While all the educational sessions were well attended, those that addressed permitting and superload uniformity and state heavy haul regulations drew the most interest, with several sessions filled to capacity. State Department of Transportation officials from Kansas, Ohio, Georgia, Connecticut, Alabama and Utah, as well as officials from two federal agencies, participated in panel discussions gave updates regarding efforts to address concerns of SC& RA members.

“We were very pleased with the interest in the topics covered and the willingness on the part of the transportation officials who attended to listen to our members' concerns and understand first hand what they face in terms of running their businesses,” says Doug Ball, vice president of SC& RA. “We were very pleased with the dialog and the concern shown regarding these issues.”

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