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Overweight loads damage Dalton Mountain Bridge

A semi-annual inspection of the Dalton Mountain Road Bridge by the Montana Department of Transportation in September revealed considerable damage to piles reinforced by Lewis and Clark County in 2017.

County Engineer Dan Karlin said the damage to the piles is the result of loads that exceed the 10-ton weight limit crossing the bridge.

"The bottom line is we really need that to stop," he said. "Tha...


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