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Huge trailer parked at rest stop

By Staff Writer
Published On: Jan 04 2013 06:08:20 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 04 2013 06:14:59 PM CST
trailer at rest stop

A huge trailer is parked in the Hell's Half Acre Rest Area on Interstate 15 between Idaho Falls and Blackfoot

BLACKFOOT, Idaho -

A huge trailer is parked in the Hell's Half Acre Rest Area on Interstate 15 between Idaho Falls and Blackfoot

Idaho State Police say the trailer, owned by a Texas company, was ordered to stop there because it is too large for the highway.

The trailer contains an oil rig has been there for a couple of weeks. The rig itself weighs 212,000 pounds, according to the manufacturer's website, http://goo.gl/QIec7.

ISP said the Idaho Transportation Department is working with the company to get the proper permits and move it along while investigating how it made it this far.

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