A truck driver got an introduction to the immutable nature of Storrow Drive bridges and overpasses tonight at Fiedler Footbridge eastbound and now there's debris everywhere, a truck with a newly storrowed roof peeled back like a can of sardines and a driver who probably wishes he were someplace else.
Tim McCann shows us just how cute Penske trucks are when playing hide and seek on Storrow Drive.
GM2059 shows us a near-Storrowing around noon at a Storrow Drive entrance. Guess there's no question this time whether or not there's a warning sign in place. The State Police cruiser on the left is blocking the road so the driver can back up, of course.
Roving UHub photographer Ryan Smith happened upon this freshly Storrowed truck at Silber Way sometime after 11 a.m. today.
HighHeatStats shows a storrowed truck near Mass General shortly before 8 a.m.
Paul Villanova captured the scene on Storrow Drive inbound around 8:40 a.m.
Roving UHub photographer Raymond wasn't doing much roving around 7:30 this morning thanks to the driver of a box truck who decided those "CARS ONLY" signs only applied to other truck drivers, not him.
Drivers no doubt appreciated his help in motioning them to form a single lane to get around his vehicle, parked in the right lane inbound, just past the Cambridge Street entrance... Read more
But they don't run into abutments and go "ow!" OK, not much of a joke.
Around 11:45 p.m. yesterday, KiloWhisky reports, a bus driver decided that "CARS ONLY" sign obviously didn't refer to him and tried to get on Storrow Drive inbound at Fenway. He didn't get far before realizing the error of his ways. The ramp was closed while State Police helped guide... Read more
Martin Lieberman spotted this overturned car on Storrow Drive inbound shortly before 8 p.m., says the driver reported he was OK.
Tommy Von was among the motorists who had to just sit there as State Police cleared a path for a truck driver to slowly back his stupid truck off the road shortly after 10 a.m. But on the bright side, at least the guy didn't splatter the contents of his truck all over the road by slamming into a bridge or something.... Read more
Thomas Ozbolt photographed the car at the height of the fire, around 12:45 p.m. on the wesbound side between Arlington and Berkeley.
Near Mass. General, inbound, around 2:30 p.m.
Troublewithtribbles shows us Storrow Drive inbound late yesterday afternoon after another bus driver decided he was really driving a car.
The day before:
Storrowing averted in Allston.
Peter Recore was on the bike path in Allston around 5 p.m. when he spotted this big bus on Storrow Drive at the Cambridge Street off ramp - slowly backing up with the help of state troopers, one of whom was no doubt writing a ticket out for being a dumbass.
MassDOT posted this photo of a storrowed container that fell off the back of a truck this morning when the top hit the bottom of the Longfellow on the inbound side.
"Please remember height restrictions," MassDOT suggests to truck drivers unable to figure out what "CARS ONLY" means.
Neil had plenty of time to photograph the truck whose driver was too stupid to comprehend the CARS ONLY signs but smart enough at least to avoid plowing into the Silber Way pedestrian bridge eastbound, shortly before 5 p.m.