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Rain could stop truck traffic in oil-rich county

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WATFORD CITY -- Rain could seriously hinder oil production and transportation in the state's busiest oil county this weekend.

The McKenzie County Commission is prepared to prohibit trucks and other vehicles heavier than 20,000 pounds from traveling on gravel roads if significant rain falls tonight or tomorrow, said Chairman Ron Anderson.

"I'm sure there will be people up in arms, but we just can't take it anymore," Anderson said.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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