The cause of this major traffic jam with accidents on a Wisconsin highway will blow your mind.

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Getting Stuck In Traffic Is The Worst

I make quite a few trips into the Chicago area. My mom lives in the suburbs. I have several friends that live there too. Plus, I really enjoy going to concerts in the city.

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The only problem I have going into Chicago for activities is all that darn traffic. It takes forever to get anywhere. It doesn't matter what day of the week or time of day it is. There are always tons of vehicles on the road. You better leave really early if you want to make it on time.


Driving In Wisconsin Is A Much Better Option

One of the first things I learned when I moved to Rockford was if you have a choice, avoid driving into Chicago. You can catch the same show somewhere in Wisconsin if you're lucky. It's much easier to get around with a lot less traffic. The only problem is the drivers north of the Cheddar Curtain like to go slow in the left lane.


Unusual Traffic Jam In Wisconsin

Well, usually you don't run into many driving issues in Wisconsin but sometimes a strange occurrence will mess everything up. On a highway near Pewaukee, a truck lost some of its cargo in the road. Blocking the road was several porta potties.

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Flying Porta Pottie Cause Damage And Delays


When the porta potties flew off the back of the truck, they struck a few cars causing serious damage and forcing them to be towed away. Other vehicles also crashed into the porta potties once they were blocking the road. Luckily, the toilets were empty. Could you just imagine that mess? Fortunately, no one was seriously injured. Traffic was delayed for several hours during the clean-up.

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A Crappy Situation: Porta Potties roll off truck onto highway, causing several crashes.

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