The Massachusetts Avenue Bridge and the connecting Storrow Drive were shut this morning when a homeless encampment under the Boston side of the bridge caught fire, sending smoke billowing into the air and bringing firefighters racing from both Boston and Cambridge. Read more.
The bridges of the river roads (and Dorchester) put a few more notches in their support beams this year as truck drivers continued to either drive into them or had to make an ignominious reverse drive of shame after narrowly avoiding a haircut caused by not paying attention to those "CARS ONLY" signs: Read more.
Get 'er up to ramming speed and damn the torpedoes! DF captured the scene on Storrow Drive inbound at the Silber footbridge around 6 p.m. Scroll down the comments for a photo of the truck's contents.
WBZ reports on the elimination of a lane outbound at the start of Storrow Drive.
Jason Richardson spotted the results of what he called a "slight Storrowing" this morning just inbound from the Longfellow Bridge.
Sometime between 3 and 3:50 a.m., the driver of this box truck thought it would be a good idea to get on Storrow Drive towards Leverett Circle. It wasn't, as Chuck Fitzpatrick shows us.
Kevin Brennan posts video of a storrowing outbound at the Kenmore/Fenway exits this morning in which the driver hit the overpass, tipped his truck over and spilled crap all over.
Karyn Regal at WBZ News Radio photographed a box truck that became a bit lighter this morning after its driver disregarded those "CARS ONLY" signs in Allston.
Turlach MacDonagh was kind of amazed to see a Hubway user riding down Storrow Drive this afternoon (no, they're not supposed to do that).
Or is that side of the BU Bridge still technically Soldiers Field Road? In any case, if he has any passengers, they're probably relieved he had good enough reflexes to stop before plowing into the lower train bridge there.
Sometime around 1:30 a.m., a semi driver thought it would be a good idea to get on Storrow Drive inbound. The train bridge near BU quickly informed him otherwise by turning his big rig into a much smaller rig.
Rick Macomber shows us the view from the other side of the bridge, which, of course, is famous for being the only place in America where you can smash a truck under a train that is passing under a car while a plane flies overhead: Read more.
A woman walking her dog along Back Street in the Back Bay this afternoon spotted these two men with bandanas on their faces waltzing away from the Dartmouth Street overpass, where they'd just placed a "Deport Them All" banner over Storrow Drive. Read more.
Chris Ruker came across this ultimate example of Storrowing at the Fenway exit around 1:45 p.m. Note that the truck not only got storrowed, it flipped over and was completely destroyed.
During rush hour on one of the busiest travel days of the year, a driver for Bob's Furniture decided to get on Storrow Drive outbound. It did not end well, at least for all the other drivers behind him. The Bob's guy, at least, did manage to stop before he storrowed his truck to smithereens at the BU Bridge. Read more.
Take note, kids: THIS is how you storrow a truck.
Rebecca found herself behind a wayward U-Haul on Storrow Drive inbound shortly after 12:30 p.m. today.
A truck carrying one of those POD things became a truck carrying pieces of one of those POD things this afternoon when its driver decided what the hell and took Storrow Drive westbound, at least until the top of his POD got destroyed by the BU Bridge. Read more.
Rick came across a freshly storrowed box truck being towed off Storrow Drive this afternoon after having an intimate moment with a footbridge.
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