A large load of nuclear waste has begun a 21-day trip from Southern California to a dump site in Clive, Utah.
“We believe it’s the largest load ever moved this distance in the U.S,” said Justin Brevik, the designer and owner of the 192-wheel trailer hauling the waste, according to industry website constructionequipmentguide.com.
A 400-foot-long vehicle (longer than a football field) hauled a 700,000-pound generator from the San Onofre nuclear plant onto Interstate 5 Sunday night, Patch reports. To put it in perspective, a 747-100B jumbo jet weighs 735,000 pounds at takeoff.
For security reasons, the nuclear generator will travel at night, accompanied by Caltrans and CHP, and its route has not been disclosed, CBS reports. However, Southern California Edison did say it would pass through San Diego, Rive南京夜网