Hydro Crews Assist Truck’s High Load Clear Power Lines

A truck transporting a house is stopped on Highway 1 near the Perimeter Highway on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 while waiting for Manitoba Hydro crews to lift the above power lines. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)
A truck waits to pass under power lines Wednesday afternoon. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)

There was a delay Wednesday afternoon for a truck driver transporting a house on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Winnipeg.

Hydro lines stretching across the highway were too low for the truck’s load to safely clear.

Manitoba Hydro was called in at around 1 p.m. with specialized equipment to temporarily raise the lines to allow the truck to pass.

The truck was travelling westbound at the time, approximately five kilomotres from city limits.


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