Drivers needed to transport nuclear weapons across US

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The Department of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is seeking drivers based in Amarillo, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, to transport nuclear weapons and other materials across the country. New report sheds light on USMCA impact on cross-border trade.

FreightWaves Classics: I-25 serves three Western states

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Map: Tony Hillerman Portal/University of New Mexico). It serves as the primary highway through New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming. Along its nearly 1,063-mile route are three state capitals (Santa Fe, New Mexico; Denver, Colorado; and Cheyenne, Wyoming).

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FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (Part 1)

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Ultimately, Palmer’s railroad failed to reach Mexico. So the success of the Rio Grande led to new narrow-gauge railroads during the 1880s. The D&RG extended south from Alamosa, Colorado, reaching Espanola, New Mexico on December 30, 1880.

FreightWaves Classics/Leaders: Estévan Ochoa was a freight hauler and a public servant

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Estévan Ochoa was born in Chihuahua, Mexico on March 17, 1831. At 17, he opened his first store in Mesilla, New Mexico Territory. In February 1858, the New Mexico territorial legislature adopted a resolution to create the Arizona Territory. Early life.

Flood risk stays afloat amid Southwest monsoons

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The National Weather Service has flash flood watches in place across large portions of Arizona and New Mexico, as well as smaller sections of southeastern Utah and southern Colorado. Truckers will have to dodge monsoonal thunderstorms for another day in the Desert Southwest.

Pandemic spurs more freight-related job cuts across the country

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Oilfield services provider Basic Energy Services could cut about 1,200 jobs in Texas, California and New Mexico, including 175 truck drivers, as well as five trucking and supply chain supervisors.

Late-season snow to hit Northeast

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A weak storm is forecast to develop along the New England coast through Friday, which will bring rain to coastal areas and anywhere from 4 to 10 inches of snow to inland regions. Be prepared for heavy rain and strong winds along the East Coast from northern New Jersey to Maine.

Flood risk for truckers across Southwest

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The National Weather Service has issued flash flood watches for the Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, metropolitan areas, as well as southwestern Colorado and northwestern New Mexico. Monsoonal thunderstorms will continue to soak parts of the Desert Southwest through the weekend.

Most dangerous highway stretches for US truckers

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This 490-mile-long highway segment starts near Colorado’s border with New Mexico and ends near the Colorado-Kansas border. These are the top five most dangerous highway stretches in the U.S.,

Memorial Day weekend storms from Plains to Northeast

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By Saturday night or Sunday, the first in a series of thunderstorm rounds could return to the Plains, from Texas and New Mexico to Colorado and Nebraska.

Late-season snow to hit Northeast

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A weak storm is forecast to develop along the New England coast through Friday, which will bring rain to coastal areas and anywhere from 4 to 10 inches of snow to inland regions. Be prepared for heavy rain and strong winds along the East Coast from northern New Jersey to Maine.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 10 runs coast-to-coast in southern U.S.

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I-10 travels through eight states including (from west to east): California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. New Mexico – 164.27 Crossing the Peloncillo Mountains, I-10 enters New Mexico.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

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Elevated fire danger continues across western Texas, eastern New Mexico, southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle. It’s no surprise that potential severe thunderstorms will soon return to the Plains and the Mississippi Valley.

BNSF clears sites in Texas and Montana for industrial development

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These two new sites bring a total of three certified sites in Texas and four in Montana. BNSF is seeking companies interested in developing on two industrial sites in Texas and Montana, both of which are adjacent to the railroad.

Strong crosswinds for truckers out West

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This includes western Colorado, most of Utah, northwestern New Mexico and northern Arizona. Gusts could exceed 40 mph in some places, increasing the odds of new and existing fires spreading quickly.

Heat wave coming for truckers in Southwest

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High temperatures and heat index values will exceed 100 degrees from Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Wichita Falls, Abilene and Midland-Odessa, Texas, as well as Roswell, New Mexico.

Hot Shots: Dislodged bridge, deluge, dust storm and more

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This week features a Georgia overpass dislodged by a hopper, big rigs that wrecked during a New Mexico dust storm and vehicles floating in Arizona flash floods.

Excessive heat hits the food supply chain

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Even though we’re only one week into summer 2022, excessive heat is already damaging agricultural production across the globe, from mangos and wheat in India to cattle in Kansas and chilis in New Mexico.

Home Depot First Customer for Walmart Delivery Service

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Home Depot has signed on as the first retail customer of Walmart’s new service, GoLocal, with Walmart providing same-day and next-day delivery in select stores in Texas, New Mexico and Northwest Arkansas in the coming weeks, expanding thereafter.

The Daily Dash: Ex-Pilot president wants new judge for retrial

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In today’s edition, we highlight new trial developments for the former Pilot president, a dangerous-sounding job description and more. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Port of Corpus Christi converting refinery to carbon-neutral production facility

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The Port of Corpus Christi and Howard Energy Partners are teaming to convert a natural gas refinery along the Gulf of Mexico into a carbon-neutral hydrogen production facility.

Scorching heat waves this week in Northwest, heartland

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The NWS has air quality alerts in place for much of Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, the northern half of New Mexico and the San Joaquin Valley in California. Dangerously hot and humid weather this week may have some truckers dreaming of cool breezes and snow-capped mountains.

Large wildfires still burning millions of acres out West

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The National Weather Service has flash flood watches in place for the Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, and Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, metropolitan areas, as well as southern Utah and portions of western Colorado.

GLS to handle last-mile deliveries for Sendle in Western US

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The agreement will enable e-commerce sellers to send goods through the Sendle shipping network for one-day and two-day delivery in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Bringg’s collaboration with Uber opens new doors for e-commerce.

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Flood risk rising in southern states

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The National Weather Service has flood and flash flood watches posted in Florida from Panama City to Lake City, Ocala and Gainesville; as well as most of eastern North Carolina, including the Outer Banks, Kitty Hawk, Jacksonville and New Bern.

TuSimple’s take on drivers in autonomous trucking world — Taking the Hire Road

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We do that multiple times every day and have been doing it for two years,” Mullen said, adding that similar linehauls are already being done in New Mexico and Texas, with plans to replicate the process in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina by the end of the year.

Misfits Market creates 4 more oases in US food deserts

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and the company just announced the expansion of its delivery service into Arizona, Nebraska, New Mexico and Oklahoma, bringing its coverage to a total of 43 states plus Washington, D.C.

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Borderlands: Foreign investors pump money, manufacturing jobs into Mexico

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Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Eight foreign companies recently announced they were expanding or building export factories in Mexico. port for trade with Mexico, totaling $19.7

Connecticut to enact highway fee for trucks

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According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), four states — Kentucky, New Mexico, New York and Oregon — are levying some form of vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) fee on commercial trucks. Connecticut Gov.

Record-breaking heat wave this week for truckers in the West

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The NWS has also posted these alerts for most of Nevada, Utah and Arizona, as well as the western half of New Mexico. A brutal heat wave that began over the weekend will spread across more Western states all week long.

Record heat keeps trucking across the West

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Since Saturday, record highs in the 90s and triple digits have been set in cities large and small in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Nevada. Record heat continues to scorch the West in areas where drought is widespread and wildfires are burning.

Howard Energy expanding diesel terminal along Texas Gulf Coast

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San Antonio-based Howard Energy Partners operates natural gas and oil transportation pipelines and plants, storage terminals, deep-water dock and terminal facilities, and transloading facilities in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Monterrey, Mexico.

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Truckers facing severe storm threat in heartland

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The risk for severe storms diminishes Saturday but could pop up in isolated spots from eastern New Mexico and northern Texas all the way to Michigan. Truckers will hit more nasty storms and torrential downpours the next few days from the Plains to the Midwest.

TCA to host Refrigerated Meeting July 14-16 in Albuquerque

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This year’s event is set for next month, July 14-16, at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya in Albuquerque, New Mexico. New this year, REEFER a friend, colleague, or customer to the event and both of you will receive 25% off your registrations.

‘Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade

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FreightWaves recently chatted with Jon Barela, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance , about the port of El Paso’s role in global trade and how the city can continue to capitalize on its location along the United States-Mexico border. Mexico trade?