Overturned semi spills load, closes interstate in Nashville
A tractor-trailer traveling east on I-24 overturned, spilling roughly 19,000 lbs. of PVC piping all over the interstate.
Published: Feb. 10, 2023 at 9:31 AM CST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Nashville commuters were treated to a major backup in the East Bank on Friday morning.
A tractor-trailer overturned on I-24 East, between the Main Street and Spring Street exit ramps, and spilled its load all over the interstate around 7:15 a.m.
TDOT and Metro Nashville Police immediately closed all eastbound lanes on I-24 as crews worked to remove nearly 20,000 pounds of PVC piping from the roadway. The estimated time for the interstate to reopen is approximately 11 a.m. today.
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