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The state recently downgraded their load carrying capacities, and no truck heavier than 80,000 pounds – about the size of a large supermarket delivery truck – is allowed on them.
The sturgeon population is close to or at its carrying capacity, according to Ron Bruch, retired Department of Natural Resources fisheries chief and longtime sturgeon biologist.
The Swan Island Bridge, which has received structural reinforcement,now has a load-carrying capacity of approximately 33 tons, up from 10 tons, Lewis said.
Improving truck carrying capacity on I-5 in Sacramento.
United is on pace to increase domestic passenger-carrying capacity by more than 4% this year.
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