Steel going on

Runaway steel coil backs up rush-hour traffic on I-65- al.com

(Sorry for the horrible pun.)

Anyway, truckers continue to drop gigantic steel coils onto Birmingham expressways; this is at least the thirteenth incident since 2002. The coil manufacturers had promised that this would stop, but apparently nobody told the truckers. So the interstate was closed, downtown, for an hour in mid-afternoon, and wasn’t fully opened for four hours including rush hour. The amazing thing is that nobody’s been killed. Yet.

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2 responses to “Steel going on

  1. I have a partial list of similar incidents since 1995 here:

    Bhamwiki:List of interstate accidents involving dropped steel loads

  2. Stuff like this just doesn’t happen in Montgomery…

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