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Culver signs weight exemption for harvest

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -- As harvest gets underway and combines hit the field this week Governor Culver is granting a temporary weight limit exemption for trucks on Iowa roads.

It allows trucks carrying corn, soybeans, hay, straw and stover to 10 percent per axle without the need for an overweight permit for the next 60 days.

The exemption only applies to state highways; the interstate is not included.

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