Hundreds of nails that spilled onto the roadway closed down multiple lanes of eastbound Interstate 20 in Fort Worth.
The nails were located around Campus Drive and Wichita Street roads on eastbound I-20.
That portion of I-20 is also part of the I-820 loop.
The Fort Worth police tweeted this alert for drivers:
*TRAFFIC ALERT* East bound 820 @ Campus & Wichita - hundreds of nails on frwy. Multiple Ofcrs on scene, 1 lane is open at this time
— Fort Worth Police (@fortworthpd) October 3, 2013
Traffic backups were seen for miles behind the incident site. The scene was cleared of nails around noon Wednesday.