New Loop Truck Shop improves drive time for cross-state biosolids delivery

Cross-posted from Clean Water Stories

There are limits, including federal limits, on how much can be asked of drivers – a maximum of 11 hours drive time to be precise. So, King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) came up with a solution for Loop drivers. It closed down Loop’s vehicle operations center at a site near SeaTac and moved the roadshow to a newly built site on County-owned property in North Bend. Trucks embarking from this facility save valuable time by not having to navigate the Seattle traffic to head east on I-90.

What is Loop? A decades-old program that converts biosolids (that is, your poop and other waste) into fertalizer for commercial use. Read more.