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Chemical Vessel on Interstate 540 Supposedly emptied...No fears here...

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posted on Dec, 6 2011 @ 04:25 PM
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Hmm, better Chad?


wonder what's going on over there.

That's a huge reactor!!!!!


Look how much space that thing takes up.

Wow...


Safe to transport, they do it everyday.


www.wral.com...

Raleigh, N.C. — What weighs 150 tons, is more than 125 feet long and sits on the side of Interstate 540 near U.S. Highway 64 in Raleigh?

Slideshow chemical reactor vessel Photos of the chemical reactor vessel

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says the rocket-shaped thing, which created a lot of buzz among drivers Tuesday, is a stainless steel pressurized chemical reactor vessel that was being transported from Winterville on Monday when some of the tires on the truck carrying it were flattened.

Jon Yuhas, risk manager for Winterville-based The Roberts Company, said the empty vessel is en route to a chemical plant under construction in Tennessee, but he could not comment on where because of proprietary restrictions.

The Highway Patrol, which is escorting the truck through North Carolina, says the company has a permit to transport the vessel.

The truck's expected to be back on the road by Wednesday.






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posted on Dec, 6 2011 @ 04:30 PM
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Looks like a shock for an Anunnaki pick-up truck.

I'm sure there's a good reason why they couldn't transport it in pieces and assemble it on site. It's not every day you see something like that rolling down the street.



posted on Dec, 6 2011 @ 04:30 PM
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Very curious indeed.

I will post if I find anything else out about this. Relatives live in Raleigh.

Star and Flag.



posted on Dec, 6 2011 @ 04:36 PM
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Your title is misleading.

It is not a nuclear reactor.

It is exactly what they say it is, a chemical reactor vessel, or a vessel used for chemical reactions.

And it's empty.

en.wikipedia.org...


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posted on Dec, 6 2011 @ 04:36 PM
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That looks totally safe to transport across the US



posted on Dec, 7 2011 @ 12:29 PM
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Would you mind explaining what, precisely it is that makes you think this object is unsafe for transport? Bear in mind before answering, that it is empty and therefore poses zero environmental risk, and is not by any means the longest, or widest load transported on American roads.



posted on Dec, 7 2011 @ 12:36 PM
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Ummm.. maybe the fact that there is a 30 yard gap between the the truck hauling the the front of it and the truck hauling the back of it but your right just like hauling a boat no danger here.
Changing lanes has got to be safe hauling that thing.



posted on Dec, 7 2011 @ 01:04 PM
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With a load of the worth and size that this particular payload represents, a drive crew will be selected from only the most comended of drivers.

If this article were to come off the bed of the truck,or if this truck were to go out of control somehow, it would only be after all the most stringent safety measures have been applied to it, and fate has struck a blow of epic proportions.

This isnt like some skip or container full of trash, hauled about by corner cutting, fly by night companies. This is a high value, industrial tool. The transport company, and the company which purchased thier services, will both be taking the greatest of care with this object, to ensure that it reaches its destination in the most operationally ready state, that it possibly can.

Long , wide loads travel the roads of the USA all day, every day. In Australia they transport cattle and sheep in enormous road trains, much longer and more difficult to manouevre than this vehicle, owing to the mobile and unpredictable nature of thier cargo.

Dont get me wrong, theres every chance that insurance flunkies were all over this load like flies on turd, and will be at the other end to make sure they do not get stiffed, because there is obvious danger inherant in any excersize of this nature.

But to call this cause for genuine alarm in the area... its unfounded and baseless. It only poses as much risk as any other item of its size and shape being transported in this manner.

Now, if we were talking about transporting a cylinder this size absolutely full of chemical, nuclear, or biologically active substances, well that would be a different kettle of kippers entirely.



posted on Dec, 7 2011 @ 11:42 PM
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Originally posted by mileslong54
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Ummm.. maybe the fact that there is a 30 yard gap between the the truck hauling the the front of it and the truck hauling the back of it but your right just like hauling a boat no danger here.
Changing lanes has got to be safe hauling that thing.

that's might be possible.



posted on Dec, 13 2011 @ 10:05 PM
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Holy hell. Something shaped like a rocket traveling down the 540 and people get the word that it's "empty"?
I sense conspiracy...



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