Gravel Spills Onto I-40W In West Nashville

Posted at 11:04 AM, Aug 01, 2016

Many motorists in west Nashville became stuck in gridlock traffic after gravel spilled onto Interstate 40 West. 

The incident was reported shortly after 9 a.m. Monday at exit 205, 46th Avenue.

It’s unknown what caused the debris to spill.

More than one lane of I-40 West was blocked, backing traffic up a considerable distance.

The wreck was cleared before noon. Eastbound traffic was not affected.

No additional details were known.