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Chickens spilled on I-40 causes traffic delays in Nashville

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Posted at 7:47 AM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 08:47:17-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Chickens from a flatbed truck were spilled on Interstate 40 in Nashville on Tuesday morning.

The cleanup has caused a slowdown in morning traffic in the westbound lanes along the south loop at the ramp to I-65 southbound.

The spilled chickens led to a ripple effect in traffic delays through I-40 westbound and I-24 westbound heading toward the downtown loop.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation said the roadway should be cleared by 8:45 a.m.