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A truck carrying a large engine traveled through Hattiesburg Wednesday. Source: WDAM A truck carrying a large engine traveled through Hattiesburg Wednesday. Source: WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A truck carrying a large engine traveled through Hattiesburg at approximately 20 mph Wednesday morning. 

The truck caused significant traffic delays for morning commuters. 

A representative with Stone Trucking out of Tulsa Oklahoma said that the cargo is a large natural gas powered engine heading to a power plant in Thomaston, Georgia. The engine weighs 220,000 pounds. 

The trucks path: 

The truck, which is 16 feet wide, 17 feet tall, and 120 feet long will be taking Highway 98 to Hardy Street before turning on Highway 49 South. 

The tanker will then take Highway 11 South to Richburg Road. The tanker will makes its way on to South 28th Avenue and travel down WSF Tatum Blvd before turning back on to Highway 49 South. 

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