On Wednesday, the Arkansas Division of Transportation shared two images of a nacho cheese spill with the caption, “Taco Tuesday, anybody? A truck carrying cans of nacho cheese spilled in the present day on I-30 west close to Prescott. Issues are all clear now and visitors is transferring.” And whereas the primary picture confirmed a largely cleaned-up freeway with visitors nonetheless backed up so far as the attention can see, the second picture reveals simply how dangerous the spill really was.
What seems to be lots of of cans spilled all around the freeway, spreading tacky goodness throughout each lanes and overlaying the highway in cheese. Understandably, the spill introduced visitors to a halt till the unfold may very well be cleaned up. However how do you clear up a nacho cheese spill if there’s no Santitas truck within the space?
Apparently, you simply scoop all of it off the freeway and cope with the mess later. ARDOT informed The Unbiased, “Crews used a Bobcat with a blade to push the cheese to the facet of the highway, then put sand on the highway to maintain it from being slick. All was clear inside a number of hours.” We’re blissful to listen to ARDOT was capable of reply so shortly, but it surely additionally raises the query of why they had been so ready for a state of affairs like this. Is a nacho cheese spill in a DOT handbook? Are there seminars at DOT conferences on how one can safely prep the highway after a spill?
Understandably, the Fb put up was shortly crammed with individuals making cheese puns. “Nacho bizarre freeway spill. Actually not the most effective queso situation. Fortunately, it’s all clear and it’s nacho drawback anymore,” wrote ABC7’s Cassandra Webb. “That’s when you understand….’simply nacho day,’” mentioned one other commenter. “I’ve all the time heard that an excessive amount of cheese would again you up,” yet one more added.