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Write The Caption: Truck Spills Paint, Roofing Nails On SR-167

Avoid SR-167 before I-405: Paint, nails litter the roadway.

As the Washington Department of Transportation (@WSDOT_Traffic) tweeted: "Modern art? No, errant paint can(s) on NB SR 167 before I-405."

And it appears that's just what happened shortly before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on SR-167 near South 28th Place.

The Twitter conversation continued with re-Tweets of traffic puns, including this one from @WSDOT_Traffic and rebroadcast by @TrafficDivas, "this wasn't a failed "comfort lane" painting job, or public art...looks like it fell off the back of a truck."

At one point the backup extended three miles, according to @WSDOT_Traffic. And as of nearly 11 a.m., the spill was still wreaking havoc on the heavily traveled 167.

All lanes were re-opened by 11:30 a.m.

How would you caption this photo?

Kathleen Moss January 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM
Ooooooo look what you did! I'm telling mom!
Jenny Manning January 30, 2013 at 11:47 PM
Cute :)
Bob McCoy January 31, 2013 at 12:57 AM
I asked for a date, but the driver said she had to paint her nails.
Paul T. Jackson January 31, 2013 at 05:34 PM
Free: Nails Painted
Jeanne Gustafson January 31, 2013 at 07:51 PM
@Bob and Paul, those made me laugh out loud.

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