Beer spill shuts I-55 ramp for more t...

Beer spill shuts I-55 ramp for more than 7 hours -- Road Transp...

There are 21 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Apr 2, 2008, titled Beer spill shuts I-55 ramp for more than 7 hours -- Road Transp.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Motorists who planned to use the northbound ramp connecting Interstate Highways 55 and 294 early Wednesday were probably wishing they were elsewhere and it was Miller time.

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Come On

Chicago, IL

#1 Apr 2, 2008
Too easy.
Curious One

Monticello, AR

#2 Apr 2, 2008
Let the party begin!!!!
My My My

Schaumburg, IL

#3 Apr 2, 2008
Oh - it was only Becks. Whew!
Party time

Downers Grove, IL

#4 Apr 2, 2008
It took long to clean up the drunk cops from the side of the road than to clean up the spilled cases
Homer Simpson

Falls Church, VA

#5 Apr 2, 2008
Tab Please

United States

#6 Apr 2, 2008
Did they remember to tip the driver? I wonder how it was really 'cleaned up' too!
Dumb As Bricks


#7 Apr 2, 2008
Homer Simpson must have having a fit.
No Way


#8 Apr 2, 2008
There's no way that it could possibly take '7 hours' to clean up a spill of the nature reported. Gang-bangers on the west-side can empty a trailer in under 30 minutes.


#9 Apr 2, 2008
Let's see...
Road construction on 90/290, 94, 294, along Sheridan Road and on most bridges heading up 294 to the Wisconsin border, then - this at the I55/294 interchange. There's simply no excuse for this gridlock.
Isn't it time that trucks {at least 18-wheelers} were banned for a radious of 25 miles around the city-center from 6:30am until 6:30pm?
I mean - give us {all of us who work for a living - unlike the idiots at IDOT}, a break!!!!
Sir drink a lot

Lemont, IL

#10 Apr 2, 2008
Tip the waiter??? The whole truck tipped!
Whitey Whiteside

Chicago, IL

#11 Apr 2, 2008
Int.55 is getting to be a real death trap,its showing the mentality of people todaywho are all these AH going to blame when Bush leaves the White House maybe they;ll start blaming themselves because they will still vote AH like Daley,Blago,Stroger,Durbin and probably osama in office.GOD BLESS AMERICA.
State Trooper

Chicago, IL

#13 Apr 2, 2008
"Pretzels, I repeat, we need pretzels!!!"
just southern

United States

#14 Apr 3, 2008
This was clearly a case of alcohol abuse.
Bill R

Buffalo Grove, IL

#16 Apr 3, 2008
just southern wrote:
This was clearly a case of alcohol abuse.
Did you see any drunk cougars?

Elgin, IL

#17 Apr 3, 2008
At least it wasn't a gasoline truck. Wait, a gasoline truck overturned on I55 yesterday, too.

Portland, OR

#18 Apr 3, 2008
We're going to crash! We're going to be in the water again!

Take off! We are not going to crash, eh? There's no way I'll crash
this, this is a beer truck, eh?

Vernon Hills, IL

#19 Apr 3, 2008

Since: Dec 07

DuPage County

#20 Apr 3, 2008
And it had to be a guy from near SIU...there's always a beer connection with my people.
maxeys wife

Mount Vernon, IL

#21 Apr 3, 2008
Sir drink a lot wrote:
Tip the waiter??? The whole truck tipped!
I believe you are a idiot. Accidents happen I am just glad he is alive. He is just trying to support his family.

Wilmington, OH

#22 Apr 3, 2008
I hear ya' Maxey. A young guy, 27, with some experience sure but obviously not with the liquid weight the Beck's presented. Are trucker's licenses so easy enough to acquire to where drivers are unprepared for a weight shift on an exit ramp???

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