Huge weigh scale bound for Grande Prairie

The largest truck weigh scale in the province, and possibly the country, will soon be arriving in the Swan City.

Sand Source Services – which provides fracturing sand to the oilfield industry – is bringing in the scale as part of the company’s expansion to a third city plant in the spring.

The flattop steel deck scale is 180 feet long and 12 feet wide, doubling the length of the most common size truck weigh scale, which is usually 90 feet long and 11 feet wide, said Howard Pettigrew, sales manager at Precision Scale.

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