Georgia lawmakers have struck a deal on increasing weight limits for some trucks using Georgia highways. The legislature approved a last-minute compromise reached by House and Senate negotiators early Thursday during the final minutes of lawmakers' 2023 session.
Georgia lawmakers are watering down a bill to allow heavier trucks on state highways after widespread opposition to the original measure by state and local officials.
Georgia is moving toward increasing the weight limit for large trucks to 90,000 pounds. The House Transportation Committee voted 18-11 for the bill on Thursday, sending it to the full House for more debate.
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