LBJ Has Been Taken By the Trafficpocalypse
It's a shame, really, that Dallas never got to know what 635 is like without massive amounts of construction and with those groundbreaking TEXpress lanes fully operational. Alas, the freeway has fallen, overtaken by a traffic phenomenon completely unknown to science.
NBC 5 producer Ashley Lowell Doussard is tweeting photos of the freeway's final moments:
Check this out on LBJ! Never seen anything like it! Insanity! (traffic should be directed to left side of screen) pic.twitter.com/HJHFQQ4Zc1— AshleyLowellDoussard (@AshleyNBC5) March 18, 2014
Nikki Williams, an on-the-ground witness to the Trafficpocalypse -- judging by her email, she hasn't yet been raptured -- passes along these photos of the five car collision at Skillman she says caused the crash:
Clearly, though, there are larger forces at work here than a single erratic driver. Central will be the next to go, then Stemmons. Abandoned cars will litter the freeways. Civilization as we know it will grind to a halt. Only the bicyclists will survive. Behold, the future:
Head over the page for more angles on the Trafficpocalypse
Dallas drivers try to turn around on LBJ to escape traffic jam. EB lanes closed & backed up past the High 5 pic.twitter.com/y7woJxTgnh— CBSDFW (@CBSDFW) March 18, 2014
You are not seeing things. Cars facing every direction possible on EB 635 before Skillman. pic.twitter.com/wqv49eG7Ug— FOX 4 NEWS (@FOX4) March 18, 2014
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