Highway bill omits truck weight limit

Highway bill omits truck weight limit

THE House passed its long-term highway bill on a 363-64 vote but failed to include some crucial amendments for the agricultural community related to increasing truck weight limits.

The original bill, passed out of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on Oct. 22, paid for three years of funding, but an amendment adopted last Thursday included an additional $40 billion.

Also, a short-term highway bill passed

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