New weigh scales open in Odessa

| 12/7/2001

New weigh station facilities opened Dec. 6 on eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 in Odessa, MO. The new weigh station is about 4.5 miles east of Odessa.

The facilities replace two existing scale houses that have operated since the mid 1960s at the site located just west of the city. Total cost of the facility is estimated at $9 million.

The new eastbound scales will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The westbound scales will not be open all the time due to a staff shortage.